The Golden State Warriors have lost all three playoff games when point guard Stephen Curry is held to 20 or fewer points, which is important to consider when making your NBA picks Tuesday, as they take on the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
Sports bettors will find that the Warriors are seven-point road underdogs in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 195 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at Game 5 of this Western Conference semifinal series from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
The Golden State Warriors earned a 97-87 overtime victory over the San Antonio Spurs as two-point home underdogs in Game 4 Sunday—evening the series at two games apiece.
NBA handicappers will find that the Warriors are 12-6 against the spread as road underdogs of 6.5 to nine points since the start of the regular season.
The San Antonio Spurs have compiled a 57-20 all-time record in the playoffs when playing inside the AT&T Center.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Spurs are 38-5 straight up and 25-16-2 against the spread as home favorites of 6.5 to nine points, with the UNDER going 25-18 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the San Antonio Spurs as one of their NBA playoff picks Tuesday, as the Golden State Warriors are 1-4 against the spread following an upset win by 10 points or more as a home underdog.
NBA Pick: San Antonio Spurs -7
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