San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick
Mar 11, 2017, 00:27
San Antonio was unrecognizable throughout the game, either because of Oklahoma's merit, which left the Texas franchise in a mere 92 points, or demerit of Spurs, that with the losses of Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Kyle Anderson, did not know to play for victory.
The Sacramento Kings travel to San Antonio with the hopes of snapping their five-game losing streak Wednesday night. The Thunder was bolstered by superstar Russell Westbrook's record-breaking performance. But Westbrook's 13 rebounds and 31st triple-double of the year was good enough to knock off San Antonio.
This particular triple-double was a big one in Westbrook's assault on the history books. The most is 41 by Oscar Robertson in 1961-62. With a matchup looming against the #1 seed Golden State Warriors on Saturday, Leonard's health is a major factor.
According to the Guardian, Leonard now averages 26.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists.
Kanter would finish the game with a double-double, making 60 percent of his shots on his way to 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Meanwhile, former teammate James Harden of the Rockets is the -150 betting favorite (wager $150 to win $100) to win the 2017 NBA MVP award because he has led them to more wins without much help either.
The Spurs are in the middle of stretch that has seen them play five close games in the span of a week, including two that went into overtime. So much left to be answered from now until April, so stay tuned for an exciting finish to the National Basketball Association season. I didn't because it seems insane to think that someone might average a triple-double and not be MVP. The Thunder never trailed after that point of the game.
For most of the season, Kawhi Leonard was having one of the quietest MVP campaigns in recent memory. With Kawhi out, the offense was stagnant and looked in a disarray after he left in the third. F Taj Gibson got his first start as a Thunder player in Sabonis' place. What did in addition to the starters was the volume of shots of the rest of the Thunder.
"This was a character test at halftime", said San Antonio's Patty Mills, who added 17 points. He was second in field goal percentage and defensive win shares.
The Thunder will attempt to keep their momentum going Sat afternoon vs. Utah in the final game of a recent homestand.
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