Through 3 Quarters
The San Antonio Spurs were expected to win this one, and they are just one quarter away from fulfilling that expectation. Sitting on a score of 89-81, they have looked like the better team out there today, but there’s still one more quarter to play.
The top scorers for San Antonio have been point guard Dejounte Murray (16 points), small forward Keldon Johnson (15 points), and small forward Lonnie Walker IV (14 points). The Oklahoma City Thunder have enjoyed the tag-team combination of center Isaiah Roby and point guard Theo Maledon. The former has 17 points along with nine rebounds, while the latter has 16 points.
the Thunder have lost 87% of the time when they were down heading into the fourth quarter this season, so this one seems just about wrapped up
San Antonio @ Oklahoma City
Current Records: San Antonio 22-36; Oklahoma City 18-39
What to Know
The Oklahoma City Thunder will be returning home after a three-game road trip. They will take on the San Antonio Spurs at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Paycom Center. Oklahoma City should still be feeling good after a victory, while San Antonio will be looking to get back in the win column.
It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but the Thunder ultimately got the result they were hoping for on Monday with a 127-123 win over the New York Knicks. Point guard Tre Mann (30 points) and point guard Josh Giddey (28 points) were the top scorers for Oklahoma City. Josh Giddey now has three triple-doubles this season. Giddey’s points were the most he has had all year.
Meanwhile, San Antonio lost to the Chicago Bulls on the road by a decisive 120-109 margin. San Antonio’s defeat shouldn’t obscure the performances of point guard Dejounte Murray, who dropped a double-double on 19 points and 11 assists along with six rebounds, and small forward Lonnie Walker IV, who had 21 points in addition to five boards. That’s the third consecutive matchup in which Murray has had at least 11 assists.
The Thunder are expected to lose this next one by 8. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 32-16-2 against the spread when expected to lose.
Oklahoma City’s win brought them up to 18-39 while the Spurs’ loss pulled them down to 22-36. A couple stats to keep an eye on: Oklahoma City comes into the game boasting the fourth fewest fouls per game in the league at 18.1. But San Antonio is even better: they enter the contest with only 17.9 fouls per game on average, good for second best in the league. We’ll see if that edge gives San Antonio a route to victory.
How To Watch
When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET Where: Paycom Center — Oklahoma City, Oklahoma TV: Bally Sports Oklahoma Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.) Follow: CBS Sports App Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Spurs are a big 8-point favorite against the Thunder, according to the latest NBA odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Spurs, as the game opened with the Spurs as a 6.5-point favorite.
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Oklahoma City have won 15 out of their last 29 games against San Antonio.
Jan 19, 2022 – San Antonio 118 vs. Oklahoma City 96 Nov 07, 2021 – Oklahoma City 99 vs. San Antonio 94 Mar 04, 2021 – Oklahoma City 107 vs. San Antonio 102 Feb 24, 2021 – Oklahoma City 102 vs. San Antonio 99 Jan 12, 2021 – San Antonio 112 vs. Oklahoma City 102 Feb 23, 2020 – Oklahoma City 131 vs. San Antonio 103 Feb 11, 2020 – San Antonio 114 vs. Oklahoma City 106 Jan 02, 2020 – Oklahoma City 109 vs. San Antonio 103 Nov 07, 2019 – San Antonio 121 vs. Oklahoma City 112 Mar 02, 2019 – San Antonio 116 vs. Oklahoma City 102 Jan 12, 2019 – Oklahoma City 122 vs. San Antonio 112 Jan 10, 2019 – San Antonio 154 vs. Oklahoma City 147 Mar 29, 2018 – San Antonio 103 vs. Oklahoma City 99 Mar 10, 2018 – Oklahoma City 104 vs. San Antonio 94 Dec 03, 2017 – Oklahoma City 90 vs. San Antonio 87 Nov 17, 2017 – San Antonio 104 vs. Oklahoma City 101 Mar 31, 2017 – San Antonio 100 vs. Oklahoma City 95 Mar 09, 2017 – Oklahoma City 102 vs. San Antonio 92 Jan 31, 2017 – San Antonio 108 vs. Oklahoma City 94 May 12, 2016 – Oklahoma City 113 vs. San Antonio 99 May 10, 2016 – Oklahoma City 95 vs. San Antonio 91 May 08, 2016 – Oklahoma City 111 vs. San Antonio 97 May 06, 2016 – San Antonio 100 vs. Oklahoma City 96 May 02, 2016 – Oklahoma City 98 vs. San Antonio 97 Apr 30, 2016 – San Antonio 124 vs. Oklahoma City 92 Apr 12, 2016 – San Antonio 102 vs. Oklahoma City 98 Mar 26, 2016 – Oklahoma City 111 vs. San Antonio 92 Mar 12, 2016 – San Antonio 93 vs. Oklahoma City 85 Oct 28, 2015 – Oklahoma City 112 vs. San Antonio 106
Injury Report for Oklahoma City
Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle) Kenrich Williams: Out (Knee) Ty Jerome: Out (Hip) Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Ankle) Luguentz Dort: Out (Shoulder) Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: Out (Foot)