Golden State travels to San Antonio to take on the Spurs in a battle of two teams sitting in the top six in the Western Conference. Get NBA odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Warriors (39-30) seem to be safely in the top eight in the Western Conference but are eight games from moving up to the top five. Golden State has won their last two games and six of their last 10 but every team sitting ahead of them went at least 7-3 in their last 10 and fifth place Denver won their last 13 games. Stephen Curry leads the team in scoring while averaging over 22 points per game, including an NBA best 54 points in Madison Square Garden against the Knicks. The Warriors are 17-20 away from home this season.
The Spurs (51-16) have the best record in the Western Conference and lead the Oklahoma City Thunder by one and a half games. The Thunder have been one game better than the Spurs in the last 10 games. San Antonio has won their last two games against the Mavericks and Cleveland Cavaliers. This will the Spurs’ third straight game at home and they have had three full days off in between games. San Antonio is 28-4 on their home floor.
Golden State is 34-34-1 against the spread and 17-19-1 on the road. After wins the Warriors are 16-21-1. San Antonio is 36-29-2 ATS and 26-22-2 after wins. At home, the Spurs are 17-13-2.
I give the advantage to the Spurs in this matchup. SA has been almost unstoppable on their home court and are a better team than Golden State to take the Spurs at www.sportsbookroom.com.