Brooklyn Nets at San Antonio Spurs
Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 8:30 PM (At&T Center)
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The Brooklyn Nets head to the Lone Star State of Texas on Thursday for a game against the San Antonio Spurs after winning their last game by the score of 108-101 in overtime against the New Orleans Pelicans. Spencer Dinwiddie led the Nets in points in the game against the Pelicans, scoring 31 while shooting 11 of 26 from the field and 8 of 10 from the free throw line. Dinwiddie also led the Nets in assists as he recorded 7 while playing 39 minutes on the night. Jarrett Allen was the Nets leading rebounder in the game as he recorded 14 boards including 2 offensively.
With the win against New Orleans, the Brooklyn Nets are now 15-12 on the season, which places them in 4th place in the Atlantic Division. On the year Spencer Dinwiddie leads the Nets in points per game with 21.4 and in assist per game with 6.3. Center Jarrett Allen leads the Nets in rebounds per game with 10.6. The Nets enter Thursday’s game with 4 players listed on their injury report as Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert and Nicolas Claxton are listed as out while David Nwaba is listed as day to day.
The San Antonio Spurs welcome the Brooklyn Nets to town on Thursday after losing their last game to the Houston Rockets by the score of 109-107. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs in points, scoring 19 while shooting 7 of 14 from the field and 4 of 4 from the free throw line. Aldridge also led the Spurs in rebounds with a total of 12 on the night, including 2 defensively. DaMar DeRozan led San Antonio in assists in the game with 5 while playing a total of 31 minutes against the Rockets.
San Antonio is now 10-16 on the season and are currently in 3rd place in the Southwest Division. DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points per game with 20.9. DeRozan is also leading San Antonio in assists per game as he is averaging 4.7. Lamarcus Aldridge has been the Spurs most productive rebounder and has averaged 7.4 per game this season. The Spurs come into Thursday’s game with a clean bill of health as they do not have anyone listed on their injury report.
The Brooklyn Nets have scored an average of 111.7 points per game on the season while allowing 111.5 points per game. The San Antonio Spurs have scored an average of 111.7 points per game this season while allowing 115.4 points per game. Both teams are 3-2 in their last 5 games. I am going to go with the Nets in this one as Brooklyn has been better defensively this season and the teams are even offensively. Also, Brooklyn is 7-2 against the spread in their last 9 games while San Antonio is 5-12 in their last 17 games against the spread. Brooklyn wins 115-113 and beats the spread.