San Antonio Spurs vs Golden State Warriors Preview and Pick

The Golden State Warriors will try to stop a two-game slide when they host the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs tonight.

Despite the recent losses and San Antonio’s superior record, Golden State is a 3-point favorite, while the total is 204. Bet this NBA Western Conference tilt at Bovada, one of UltimateCapper’s recommended sportsbooks.

San Antonio has a big edge head-to-head, going 8-2 SU and 6-4 ATS over the past 10 meetings.

But when the teams last squared off on Dec. 11, Stephen Jackson scored 20 points and Baron Davis netted 18 to lead Golden State to a 96-84 home victory over the Spurs. San Antonio has dropped two of its past three at Golden State.

San Antonio (23-9 SU, 17-15 ATS) beat the Los Angeles Clippers 88-82 as a 7.5-point favorite last night. The score was under the total of 181.

Tony Parker scored 26 points for San Antonio and Manu Ginobili delivered 23 points in the win.

Golden State (19-15 SU, 16-18 ATS) will be wrapping up a two-game homestand tonight. The Warriors lost 116-104 to the much-improved New Orleans Hornets on Friday. The Warriors had been 3-point favorites, and the 220 points went over the total of 208.5.

San Antonio’s Tim Duncan, who had a double-double with 17 points and 17 rebounds Sunday, left the game early with an apparent left knee injury. Duncan, who is averaging 18.1 points and a team-best 10.5 rebounds per game, is listed as probable tonight for the Spurs, who are 6-7 on the road this season.

The total has gone over in nine of San Antonio’s past 11 games on the road against Golden State, and in five of the past six meetings between the teams.

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