Spurs vs. Warriors - 4/5/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (62-13) at San Antonio Spurs (50-26)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, CSNB, FSSW
The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs play Sunday at the AT&T Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to build on their 12-game winning streak. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 109.7 points on 47.8 percent shooting and are allowing 99.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 23.8 points and 7.8 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Marreese Speights is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Harrison Barnes is shooting 48.4 percent from the field. The Golden State Warriors are coming off a Saturday victory over the Dallas Mavericks in which they made 14 threes and topped 100 points in 14 straight games. The Warriors seem eager to head into the playoffs hot and aren’t resting their starters yet. The Warriors last six losses have come on the road.
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The San Antonio Spurs look to build on their six-game winning streak. On the season, the Spurs are averaging 102.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting and are allowing 97 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 16.1 points and 7.3 rebounds while Tony Parker is averaging 14.6 points and five assists. Tim Duncan is grabbing 91. rebounds and Danny Green is dishing 1.9 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 48.1 percent in their last five games and have lost just one home game since February. The Spurs still have a shot at the No. 2 seed if they can continue to play at this level. Tiago Splitter is expected to miss this game with a calf injury.
The Warriors are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 39-17 ATS in their last 56 vs. Western Conference. The Spurs are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest. The Warriors are 7-16 ATS in the last 23 meetings in San Antonio and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
While the Spurs should have the advantage at home, are we really going to bet against the Warriors with the way they're playing. Golden State hasn't shown signs of resting its starters and is out there crushing teams. I'll take the best team in the world and the free buckets.