Betting on basketball fans didn’t know what to expect of the Spurs coming into the season but they have proven to be one of the top contenders for the NBA betting playoffs.
The San Antonio Spurs will hit the road to take on the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night with a start time of 9:30 PM and a telecast on ESPN. Open your account today at Sports Gambling for action on the side and total for this potential Western Conference playoff matchup.
The Spurs had a basketball betting NBA online record of 11-6-1 against the spread on the road with 10 of those games going over the total. The Spurs ranked 5th in the NBA for scoring offense as they were led by Manu Ginobili’s 18.5 points per game. Veteran Tim Duncan kept the glass clean with 9.6 rebounds per game. San Antonio won 37 of their first 44 games straight up.
Utah was 10-12 with the NBA sports betting line at home with 12 of those games going under the total. The Jazz have been in very bad form as of late with just 2 payouts in 10 games from January 3 through January 22.
Utah’s defense was slumping and ranked 17th for points allowed. The Jazz fell behind the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Northwest Division race. Deron Williams led the Jazz with 21.7 points per game and also led the team in assists with 9.5 per game.
Utah has paid out in 4 of their last 5 games overall against the Spurs although San Antonio has had better long term success with 12 payouts in the last 20 matchups between the two teams. The Spurs and Jazz have gone over the total in 7 of their last 9 meetings.
In the only previous meeting between the teams this year the Spurs scored a 94-82 road payout at Utah as the game went under the total. Utah has gotten the money in 7 of their last 10 home games against the Spurs as 3 of the last 4 games between the teams in Utah have gone over the betting on basketball total.