The Oklahoma City Thunders (32-35) close out their 3-game road trip Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs (17-49). Tip-off is 7 p.m. ET at AT&T Center. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Thunder vs. Spurs odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Thunder have won 4 of their last 5 games and are coming off a 110-96 win over the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday night as 1-point road underdogs. Oklahoma City had lost 5 games in a row before the current 5-game stretch.
The Spurs opened their 6-game road trip on Friday beating the top-seeded Denver Nuggets 128-120 as 12.5-point underdogs. Following a 16-game losing streak, San Antonio has won 3 of its last 5 games.
It is the 1st matchup between the teams this season in San Antonio. The Thunder have won both previous matchups with the Spurs at home — 119-111 on Nov. 30 as a 2.5-point favorite and 130-114 as a 6.5-point favorite on Dec. 27. The Over has cashed twice.
Thunder at Spurs odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub Lines last updated at 10:08 a.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Thunder -150 (bet $150 to win $100) | Spurs +130 (bet $100 to win $130)
- Against the spread (ATS): Thunder -3.5 (-105) | Spurs +3.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 237.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)
Thunder at Spurs key injuries
- F Aleksej Pokusevski (knee) out
- G Kenrich Williams (wrist) out
- C Chet Holmgren (foot) out
- C Khem Birch (knee) out
- F Keldon Johnson (foot) questionable
- F Jeremy Sochan (knee) questionable
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Thunder at Spurs picks and predictions
Thunder 122, Spurs 117
The Thunder have struggled on the road this season, going 12-20 away from home. But the Spurs have not been good at home. They are only 11-22 at AT&T Center, although they have won 2 of their last 3 home games.
The Thunder are 3-7 playing on no rest this season. However, the Spurs are the worst team in the league playing with a rest advantage at 3-10.
There is better value betting the spread, though.
Against the spread
The Thunder are 39-35 ATS overall this season and have covered the spread in 4 of their last 5 games. They are 2-0 ATS against the Spurs this season. The one bad trend is the Thunder’s 0-5 ATS mark in their last 5 road games against teams with a losing home record.
The Spurs are 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games and are 16-15 ATS at home. San Anotnio is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 Sunday games and 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games playing on 1-day’s rest.
BET THUNDER -3.5 (-105).
The 2 games between the teams have had totals of 230 and 244 points. Seven of the last 10 for the Thunder have had over 235 total points.
The Over is 9-1 in the Spurs’ last 10 games following a win. The Over is 6-0 in the Thunder’s last 6 games playing on no rest.
BET OVER 237.5 (-115).
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