Two of the most talented and deep teams in the NBA’s Western Conference open their respective seasons Wednesday when the San Antonio Spurs tangle with the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The young Thunder appear to be largely recovered from an injury riddled 2014/15 season that saw them finish outside of the playoffs, while the veteran laden Spurs were the unanimous offseason winners thanks largely in part to the addition of former Portland big man LaMarcus Aldridge.
- The UNDER is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Oklahoma City.
- The Spurs are 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Oklahoma City.
- The favorite is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
Billy Donovan will make his debut on the bench for the Thunder after making the jump from the NCAA. Both the Spurs and Thunder ranked in the middle of the pack at the betting window last season, as San Antonio finished with an ATS mark of 41-39-2 while the Thunder went 39-41-2 ATS.
San Antonio went 2-1 SU and ATS against the Thunder in the three meetings between the clubs last season.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Oklahoma City Thunder opened as -4.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 211.5 at Bodog
for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds – VSB
pick a 114-106 result in favor of the Spurs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
San Antonio Spurs vs Oklahoma City Thunder Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Oklahoma City Thunder currently sport a record of 0-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The San Antonio Spurs are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Thunder post a 40-39-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Spurs have gone 43-46 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oklahoma City vs San Antonio injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Oklahoma City Thunder rated this week at No. 7 and the San Antonio Spurs sitting at No. 1.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Spurs wasted a 27-point performance from Tim Duncan as Los Angeles ran past them 111-109 on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Oklahoma City cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Minnesota out of the gym and running up a 138-113 score at Target Center.
- San Antonio is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games
- San Antonio is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio’s last 6 games
- San Antonio is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
- Oklahoma City is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
- The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oklahoma City’s last 25 games
- Oklahoma City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
- Oklahoma City is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
San Antonio home to Brooklyn, Friday, October 30th
Oklahoma City at Orlando, Friday, October 30th