Match: Oklahoma City Thunder – San Antonio Spurs Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Saturday, 07 May 2016,
Start time: 02:00 UK
Oklahoma City host San Antonio in game number three from semi-finals in West Conference. The two teams are tied 1-1 in the series. The game will start in 02:00 UK time at “Chesapeake Energy Arena”.
Oklahoma City finished the regular season in 3rd place in the Western Conference with 55 wins and 27 defeats. During the first round, the Thunder dominated the Dallas Mavericks, 4-1, but they still were surprised in their room during game 2, lost 84-85.
San Antonio finished the regular season in 2nd place in the West with a record of 67 wins to 15 losses. Intractable in the 1st round, the Spurs made a big impression by inflicting a sweep to the Grizzlies handicapped by injuries. In the first game of the series against the Thunder, the Spurs have done a demonstration largely dominant Oklahoma City 124-92. But in Game 2, the Thunder made a great surprise, snatching a victory by one point on the floor of 97-98 Spurs. A success to get field advantage before two home games.
The team of Spurs is at full strength. Despite the defeat in last game, the team was further supported by Lamarcus Aldridge who scored 41 points and took 8 rebounds.
Oklahoma City has a good record at home with 34 wins and 9 losses, but San Antonio also has a good record on the road with 29 wins to 14 losses. I think that Gregg Popovich’s men are better by their opponent and quickly will regain the advantage in the series.