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Spurs vs Thunder: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends | 3/4/2021

The San Antonio Spurs (18-13) hit the court against the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-21) as  favorites on Thursday, March 4 at 9:00 PM ET on FS-OK. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 4, 2021, 11:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Spurs vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 4

Spurs:
LaMarcus Aldridge: Out (Illness),
Derrick White: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Devin Vassell: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Rudy Gay: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Thunder:
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal),
Josh Hall: Day To Day (Knee),
Hamidou Diallo: Day To Day (Groin),
George Hill: Out (Thumb)

Spurs and Thunder Records ATS

  • San Antonio has compiled an 18-12-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Spurs have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 7 points, going 1-2 this season.
  • Only 15 of 31 San Antonio games this season (48.4%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Oklahoma City has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 19-15-1.
  • 42.9% of Oklahoma City’s 35 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Thunder got a team-high 42 points out of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on the way to a 102-99 victory over Dejounte Murray (27 points) and the Spurs in their most recent matchup on February 24, 2021. The Spurs were 1-point favorites in the game, but the Thunder covered the spread in the loss. The teams scored 201 total points to go under the 218-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/24/2021 Spurs Thunder -1 218 -117 -104 Regular Season 102-99 OKC*
1/12/2021 Spurs Thunder -2 218.5 -130 108 Regular Season 112-102 SA*
  • 2/24/2021 DNP – Spurs: DeMar DeRozan, Keldon Johnson
    Thunder: Ty Jerome
  • 1/12/2021 DNP – Spurs: DeMar DeRozan;
    Thunder: Ty Jerome

Scoring Trends

  • In San Antonio’s matchups this season, the Spurs and their opponents have gone over Thursday’s total of 218.5 points 19 times (61.3% of opportunities).
  • In 19 out of Oklahoma City’s 35 games this season (54.3%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • This season, the average total for Spurs games is 222.3 points, 3.8 more than the over/under of 218.5 points for this contest.
  • Thunder’s games have an over/under of 217.5 points this season, 1.0 point fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Spurs have an average implied point total of 115.1 this season, which is 2.1 points higher than their implied total in Thursday’s game (113).
  • San Antonio has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (113) 14 times.
  • The 113.8-point average implied total on the season for the Thunder is 7.8 more points than the team’s 106-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Oklahoma City has scored more than this game’s implied total of 106 points 18 times this season.
  • The Spurs are the league’s 21st-highest scoring team (111.3 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 12th-fewest points per game (111.7) in NBA play.
  • The Spurs have totaled just six more points than their opponents this season (0.2 per game on average), while the Thunder have been out-scored by 204 total points (5.8 per game average differential).

Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in scoring (20.0 points per game) and assisting (7.3 assists per game).
  • DeRozan’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 20.5, 0.5 points greater than his season average of 20.0.
  • San Antonio’s rebounding leader is Jakob Poeltl, who averages 7.4 per game.
  • Poeltl’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 2.6 higher than his season average of 15.9.
  • Patty Mills hits 2.7 threes per game to lead the Spurs.
  • Mills’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Murray leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Poeltl collects 1.6 blocks an outing to pace San Antonio.
  • Murray’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder go-to guy, Gilgeous-Alexander, leads the team in both scoring (22.8 points per game) and assists (6.2 assists per game).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 21.5, 1.3 points less than his season average of 22.8.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Darius Bazley is the Oklahoma City leader with 7.4 per game.
  • Bazley’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is set at 7.5 boards, 0.1 rebounds higher than his season average of 7.4.
  • Al Horford makes more threes per game than any other member of the Thunder, averaging 2.0 treys per game.
  • Horford’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 2.0.
  • Oklahoma City’s Theo Maledon has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.0 per game and Horford is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
  • Maledon’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 steals higher than his season average of 1.0.

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