San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions
The San Antonio Spurs is set to face a mighty challenge when they face Brooklyn Nets in their 30th game of the season. The game is scheduled to be held on 1st March in the AT&T center at 8:30 PM EST.
The Spurs are coming into this game with a close win against Pelicans whereas the Nets would be looking to begin yet another unbeaten run after a one-off against Mavericks.
Even though Spurs have the momentum going into this game, the Brooklyn Nets have been backed by several platforms despite the absence of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions Summary
Brooklyn Nets with 22 wins and 13 losses are placed at 2nd position in Eastern Conference points table. They are coming off a defeat in their last game while San Antonio Spurs are at 5th position in Western Conference Points table. They have won 17 and lost 12 games.
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San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
DeMar DeRozan who is the small forward in the side has an efficiency rating of 22.35 and average of 20.3 points in every outing so far. He was right in the groove in his last game as he notched up 32 points and 11 assists.
Dejounte Murray who is the point guard is leading the way in steals in addition to a 3-pointer conversion of 31.9% so far. LaMarcus Aldridge who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 46.9 and a free throw percentage of 82.9 in 20 games. He pitched in with 21 points last night.
Lonnie Walker who has played at the center position is a seasoned NBA player with an average of 11 points and field goal conversion of 40.5% in this edition.
The Nets star player Kevin Durant is still nursing an injury despite serving as the captain for the All-stars game.
James Harden has done a decent job as the shooting guard by averaging 25.1 points and 11.1 assists in 21 games so far. Joe Harris who has shouldered responsibility in the absence of Kyrie Irving pitched in with 9 points and 7 rebounds against Mavericks.
Jeff Green’s inconsistency has been a thing to ponder about, with the power forward managing just 9.5 points per game in this season. Bruce Brown Jr. has averaged just 7.8 points but has a field goal percentage of 58% and a scoring efficiency of 1.381.
San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The San Antonio Spurs might not be the hot favorites to win the title, but are someone who can give a run for anyone’s money on their day. This is quite evident in the way they have punched above their weights in the Western conference.
They are occupying the 5th spot with 17 triumphs and 12 losses in addition to a decent 8-8 home record and an amazing 9-4 away record. In their last 5 outings, they registered significant victories against Thunder, Rockets and Trail Blazers in contrast to two defeats. They are sure shot of a post season spot but would want to finish the regular season on a high.
On the other hand, the battle for the top spot in the Eastern conference is tighter than ever with the 76ers, Nets and Bucks refusing to back away so far. This means that it is a matter of prestige for Brooklyn Nets to outdo their rivals.
They weren’t off to the best of the starts, but were on a roll in January, enabling them to stay at the top of the table. Looking back at their campaign in February, they were on an 8-match unbeaten run that was broken by Mavericks in their last outing. They are sitting pretty in 2nd spot with 22 wins and 13 losses, aiming for the pole position in the conference.
San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (95 games): Spurs – 72 wins, Nets – 23 wins.
Playoffs played (6 games): Spurs – 4 wins, Nets – 2 wins.
Previous meeting: Nets won 139-120 on 6th March 2020 in a regular season fixture.
San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Looking at the outright predictions, the Brooklyn Nets are the second favorites with odds of 11/4 whereas Spurs have 239/1 to win the NBA championship, according to Oddschecker. Another platform SMarkets has also predicted the Nets to be in prime position with high odds stacked against Spurs.