Two Western Conference teams will get together on Thursday night from the Oracle Arena. The San Antonio Spurs are on the road at the Golden State Warriors. The Golden State Warriors come into the game with the second best record in the National Basketball Association. Golden State is 50-14 on the season, and just 1/2 game behind the Rockets. The Warriors have won 25 out of 32 games this season at home.
For the San Antonio Spurs – they are 37-27 on the season. The Spurs are tied with Minnesota for the fifth seed in the Western Conference. The Spurs have struggled on the road this season, winning just 14 out of 33 games. The Spurs are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Golden State Warriors are -11 over the San Antonio Spurs in NBA action on Thursday.
Warriors Seeking to Keep Winning
The Golden State Warriors are absolute machines. The Warriors have won six straight games, and scored upwards of 112 in 5 of those games. On the season, the Warriors are leading all of the league with 116 points per game. Defensively, the Warriors are 20th in the league, allowing 107.5 per game. The Warriors are the top assists team in the league, as they are dishing out more than 30 per game.
Golden State is led in scoring by Steph Curry with his 26.8 points per game. Kevin Durant is just behind him with just shy of 26 per game. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were also All Stars, and combined for 31 points per game. The Warriors are looking to get back to the NBA Finals for the 4th straight season.
Spurs Struggle on the Road
The San Antonio Spurs have not been very good on the road this season. The Spurs are coming off a three game home stand, where they dropped two out of three games. The Spurs are now third in the Southwest Division, 13.5 games behind Houston. The streak of 50+ wins is likely to come to an end for the Spurs, unless they win 13 out of their final 18 games.
The Spurs are led in scoring by LaMarcus Aldridge with 22.2 points per game. Pau Gasol continues to put up nice numbers for the Spurs with 8.4 rebounds per game. Those guys have been needing with Kawhi Leonard missing all but 9 games this season. The Spurs look to get Leonard back for this game, but likely will have his minutes limited.
Warriors Whip Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs have had a good run, but it appears to be all but over. The San Antonio Spurs have no chance of keeping up with the Golden State Warriors on the offensive side. The Warriors score way too much for the Spurs. When you go to bet this game though – this is all Warriors. Take the Warriors -9.5. Bet on the Golden State Warriors -11 on Thursday in the National Basketball Association.