San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021 Picks Predictions Previews
The Brooklyn Nets are hosting the San Antonio Spurs at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 8:00 ET in a battle between two squads looking to build on the momentum of their latest victories. The Nets ended a four-game losing streak and remain second in the East, but only one game above the third Bucks. The Spurs are 2-6 in their previous eight matches but still hold the tenth place of the West that gives them a ticket for the play-in tournament.
The Nets have a 44-24 record and are 34-34 against the spread and 38-30 in over/under. They are coming off a road victory against the Nuggets with a 125-119 score. The All-Star duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving led the way with 33 and 31 points respectively. Durant also added game-highs both in rebounding with 11 and in assists made with 7, while the Nets shot with 62% from the field and 52% from downtown.
Durant leads the team in scoring with 28.2 ppg, adding 7.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. Kyrie Irving follows with 27.4 ppg, 4.8 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.
Nets have the second-best offense in the NBA with 118.6 ppg, while allowing 114.6 ppg defensively. They have the best field goal percentage with 49.2% and the third-best 3-point percentage with 39%. They are 1-4 against the spread in their previous five games. Under is 4-1 in their previous five matches.
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The Spurs have a 33-35 record and are 37-30-1 against the spread and 33-35 in over/under. They are coming off a home victory against the Bucks with a 146-125 score. Six players had 19+ points, led by DeMar DeRozan with 23. Dejounte Murray added 21 points, 6 boards and 9 dimes, while Keldon Johnson and Patty Mills both added 20 points.
DeRozan leads the team both in scoring with 21.5 ppg and in assists made with 7.1, adding 4.2 rebounds per game. Dejounte Murray adds 15.9 ppg, 7 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.
Spurs score 111.2 ppg offensively and allow 112.2 ppg defensively. They have a 46.3% field goal percentage and a 35.5% 3-point percentage. They are 6-3-1 against the spread in their previous ten matches. Over is 6-3 in their previous nine matches.
Brooklyn won their previous matchup against San Antonio with a 113-124 score in overtime on the road. They are 4-1 against the spread in their previous five matchups. Over is 4-1 in their previous five matchups. The Nets are 25-8 at home, while the Spurs are 19-15 on the road. Nets are the favorite for the win, but the Spurs will surely force a close game, so pick them today.
San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 05-12-2021 Picks Predictions Previews
Time: 8:00 ET
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
TV: YES2, BSSW-SA
NBA Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn Nets -4.5
NBA Totals: 233.5