A contest pitting one of the NBA’s best offensive squads against one of the poorest squads defensively will see the Oklahoma City Thunder (32-35, second in points per game) visit the San Antonio Spurs (17-49, 30th in points conceded) at AT&T Center on March 12, 2023. The Thunder are three-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is 236.5.
How to bet Thunder vs. Spurs
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Thunder as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Thunder have -152 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +130 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Thunder vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, March 12, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Thunder vs. Spurs Betting Trends
The Thunder have 41 wins against the spread in 67 games this year. Oklahoma City has been chosen as the favorite in 20 games this year and has walked away with the win 10 times (50%) in those games. Thunder games this year have gone over the point total 56.1% of the time (37 out of 66 games with a set point total).
The Spurs have played 66 games, with 27 wins against the spread. San Antonio is 15-48 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 23.8% of those games). Spurs games this year have eclipsed the over/under 37 times in 66 opportunities (56.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Thunder: Kenrich Williams: Out (Wrist), Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Leg)
Spurs: Khem Birch: Out (Knee), Isaiah Roby: Out (Ankle), Keldon Johnson: Questionable (Foot), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed), Jeremy Sochan: Questionable (Knee)
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City owns a top-five offense this year, ranking second-best in the league with 118.1 points per game. On defense, it ranks 20th with 116.7 points allowed per contest. The Thunder are posting 121 points per game this season in home games, which is 6.2 more points than they’re averaging on the road (114.8). In their last 10 games, the Thunder have been racking up 119 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 118.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
So far this year, Oklahoma City is sinking 12.3 treys per game (14th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 36.2% (14th-ranked) from three-point land. The Thunder are attempting 58.5 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 63.2% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 71.6% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 34.1 treys per contest, which are 36.8% of their shots (and 28.4% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
In 2022-23, San Antonio is 24th in the league on offense (112.3 points scored per game) and worst defensively (122.3 points conceded). The Spurs score 113.5 points per game at home, and 111.1 away. Over their last 10 games, the Spurs are tallying 110.3 points per game, compared to their season average of 112.3.
Beyond the arc, San Antonio is third-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.6). It is ranked 25th in 3-point percentage at 34.1%. The Spurs take 33.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 24.6% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 66.3% of their shots, with 75.4% of their makes coming from there.
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