San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City Game 4 Betting Pick
- Updated: May 27, 2014
Time: 9 PM EST Tuesday May 27, 2014, TNT
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Oklahoma City Thunder host the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.
The Spurs lead this best of 7 series 2-1.
In their last games: In Game 3 the Thunder beat the Spurs 106-97.
In the Game 3 win Serge Ibaka returned after missing the first 2 games of this series with an injury and he played great defense and scored 15 points and grabbed 7 boards. For the Game Oklahoma City played good defense holding the Spurs to a FG% of 39.6%.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
In the last 5 games between these 2 teams in Oklahoma City the total has gone Under every time.
The Thunder are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 home games against the Spurs.
The favorite is 12-3-1 ATS in the last 16 games between these 2 teams.
Point Spread: Oklahoma City -3
Total Line: 207
Money Line: Spurs +130 / Thunder -150
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
San Antonio Spurs: 72-25 SU 52-45 ATS
Oklahoma City Thunder: 68-30 SU 51-43-3 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• SA is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games.
• SA is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
• SA has an Under record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
• OKC is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
• OKC is 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games.
• OKC has an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
San Antonio Spurs: 98.87
Oklahoma City Thunder: 96.49
Key Player Injuries
Manu Ginobili G Sidelined May 25 foot Expected to play Tuesday
Nick Collison F/C Sidelined May 20 teeth Day-to-day
I know that it took an act of god for Serge Ibaka to be able to play let alone star in Game 3 after being ruled out for the post season. It will take more than that for me to bet on Game 4 or any other game in this series.