Spurs vs Thunder Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/11/2020
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Oklahoma City Thunder
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK
TV: Fox Sports Oklahoma
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma City -6.5
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder (32-21, 3rd in the Northwest Division) host the San Antonio Spurs (22-30, 4th in the Southwest Division) at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The line on this game has Oklahoma City as 6.5 point favorites. The over/under is set at 221.
The Spurs cover 43.1% of the time, having gone 22-29-1 ATS. Oklahoma City is covering the spread 66.0% of the time, going 35-18-0 against the spread.
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
02/09/20 SF Darius Bazley Thumb injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs San Antonio
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.0 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 5.2 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this game averaging 18.7 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Chris Paul averages 17.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes 6.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 35.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 114.4 points per contest which is 21st in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 25.7 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. San Antonio averages 113.1 points per contest, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 45.2 boards per contest and 24.4 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 30th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 107.7 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.8 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 8th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Oklahoma City is 18th in the NBA with 110.5 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the league. They are 22nd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.3 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 22.0. The Thunder are 24th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Spurs are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 17th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league. San Antonio is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 11th in the league.
Oklahoma City is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Thunder are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 11th. They are 23rd in the NBA in pace with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -6.5 and over 221 total points
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