San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Sunday, May 14, 2017, 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Oracle Arena
Spurs vs. Warriors TV Coverage: ABC
The San Antonio Spurs are big underdogs in this series, as the Warriors have looked unbeatable in the playoffs. San Antonio does have Kawhi Leonard but they don’t have Tony Parker and they don’t look to have nearly enough offensive weapons to stay with Golden State.
The Warriors have steamrolled Portland and Utah in the playoffs, as their offense looks unstoppable. The Warriors have Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Teams simply don’t have an answer to that many offensive weapons. The Spurs will not be scared of Golden State, but it is hard to see how San Antonio can win this series.
The Spurs were a good road team ATS in the regular season, going 22-17-2 but they are just 3-3 ATS in the playoffs. They went over 22 times and under 19 times in 41 road games in the regular season and it has been almost all over the total in the playoffs.
The Warriors were 21-18-2 ATS at home during the regular season but they are just 1-3 ATS at home in the playoffs. They went under 22 times at home in the regular season and over 19 times and in the playoffs they are 2-2 on over/unders.
The teams have split their last ten meetings both straight up and against the spread with six of the ten going under. The Spurs have won six of the last ten at Golden State with three of the last five going over the total.
Spurs vs. Warriors Free Picks
If the Warriors can contain Leonard this is going to be a short series. The Warriors have been off for quite a while and that is a bit of a concern for Game 1 so I will avoid a side and just take the game under.
Spurs vs. Warriors ATS Pick: Go under the total at BetDSI.
Spurs vs. Warriors Score Prediction: Warriors 105, Spurs 98