NBA Picks: San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors, Game 6
The Golden State Warriors are 4-0 following a loss during the 2013 NBA playoffs, which is important to consider when making your picks on Thursday as they take on the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena.
Sports bettors will find that the Warriors are one-point home underdogs in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 196 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at Game 6 of this Western Conference semifinal series from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs own a 3-2 lead over the Golden State Warriors in this best-of-seven series. They are coming off Tuesday's impressive 109-91 victory as seven-point home favorites in Game 5.
NBA handicappers will find that the Spurs are 4-4 straight up and against the spread as road favorites of three points or less since the start of the regular season.
Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors are 6-1 when point guard Stephen Curry finishes with 20 or more points during the playoffs, while they've dropped all four games when he fails to hit that mark.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Warriors are 9-12 straight up and 10-11 against the spread as home underdogs of three points or less, with the OVER going 13-8 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the San Antonio Spurs as one of their NBA playoff picks on Thursday, as they've gone 24-11 after scoring 105 or more points since the start of the 2012-13 campaign.
NBA Pick: San Antonio Spurs -1
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