Brooklyn Nets vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 12, 2021

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The Brooklyn Nets (45-24) host the San Antonio Spurs (33-35) in a matchup of Atlantic Division teams at Barclays Center, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The Nets are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has a point total of 233.5.

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Nets vs Spurs Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Nets-4.5-110-110233.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup total (233.5 points) in 31 out of 69 opportunities (44.9% of matchups).
  • In San Antonio's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Wednesday's matchup total in 17 out of 68 matchups (25%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 229.8 points per game, 3.7 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 for this contest.
  • This game's total is 6.9 fewer points than the 226.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 0.5 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this matchup.
  • Spurs' games have an over/under of 223.4 points this season, 10.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has failed to beat the spread more often than not this year, going 31-33.
  • When they are at least 4.5-point favorites, the Nets have a record ATS of 12-24.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in 56.2% of games (36 out of 64 matchups).

Nets Key Players

  • James Harden leads the Nets in both rebounds (8.0 per game) and assists (10.9 per game).
  • Brooklyn's scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who puts up 27.9 points per game.
  • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, connecting on 3.1 per game.
  • Brooklyn's blocks leader is Durant, who collects 1.3 per game. Kyrie Irving leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalNets MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Bulls115-107 BKNYesAway-10.5233.5-700500Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/8/2021Nuggets125-119 BKNNoAway+5.5245.5220-275Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/6/2021Mavericks113-109 DALYesAway-3.5222.5-185150Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/4/2021Bucks124-118 MILNoAway+4.5237.5200-250Regular SeasonNoOver
5/2/2021Bucks117-114 MILNoAway+1.5235.5120-145Regular SeasonNoUnder
Nets Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-43-73-7-0232117.3114.7-0.838%

Nets Injuries

Nets:Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),James Harden: Day To Day (Hamstring),Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),Kyrie Irving: Day To Day (Face)

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Spurs Betting Data

  • San Antonio has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 34-32 ATS.
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Spurs have a record ATS of 8-8.
  • San Antonio and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year -- 34 of 66 (51.5%).

Spurs Key Players

  • The Spurs' DeMar DeRozan puts up enough points (21.5 per game) and assists (7.1 per game) to top the squad's leaderboards.
  • Jakob Poeltl grabs 7.9 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.5 points per game and adds 2.0 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the San Antonio rebounding leaderboard.
  • Patty Mills is the top shooter from deep for the Spurs, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
  • Dejounte Murray (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for San Antonio while Poeltl (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Spurs Last 10 Games

Spurs Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalSpurs MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/10/2021Bucks146-125 SAYesHome-15.5264.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Trail Blazers124-102 PORNoAway+13.5222.5825-1400Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Kings113-104 SAYesAway-5.5220.5-350260Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/5/2021Jazz126-94 UTANoAway+26.5219.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/3/2021Jazz110-99 UTANoAway+20.5213.51750-10000Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
4-64-66-4-0238.4117.2121.2-5.937.6%

Spurs Injuries

Spurs:Derrick White: Out For Season (Ankle),Trey Lyles: Out (Ankle)

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