San Antonio Spurs

How have teams performed in elimination games?

by John Ewing • May 22, 2017

The Golden State Warriors are looking to sweep the San Antonio Spurs tonight. Short-handed, Kawhi Leonard is not expected to play, the Spurs are double-digit underdogs at home. How have teams performed in elimination games? Using the Bet Labs database I examined every elimination game in the playoffs over the last five years. Bad news […]


The Warriors are awesome after a Blowout

by John Ewing • May 17, 2017

The Golden State Warriors stomped the San Antonio Spurs 136-100 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. Steph Curry scored 29 points in three quarters and Draymond Green added 13 points, nine rebound, six assists, two steals and two blocks. Golden State dominated every facet of the game. Since 2005, teams that win in […]


The Spurs are the Spurs, with or without Kawhi

by John Ewing • May 15, 2017

Update 5/15/17 The San Antonio Spurs blew a 25 point lead in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. The team was up 21 points in the third quarter when Kawhi Leonard injured his ankle and was forced to leave the game. Gregg Popovich says the Spurs star will likely miss Game 2. The Warriors […]


After a night of bombing triples should you bet or fade the Rockets?

by John Ewing • May 8, 2017

The Houston Rockets made easy work of the San Antonio Spurs to even their series 2-2 on Sunday. James Harden led the way with 28 points and Houston used hot shooting from behind the arc to win 125-104. After a night of bombing triples should you bet or fade the Rockets? Houston has been incredible […]


The Spurs are favored after the blowout, which is good for bettors

by John Ewing • May 3, 2017

The Houston Rockets shocked the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 winning 126-99. The 27-point margin was the worst home loss for San Antonio in its playoff history. After the surprising result can Gregg Popovich’s team rebound? The Spurs are favored after the blowout, which is good for bettors. In the regular season, teams that […]


Double-digit favorites perform better in the NBA Playoffs

by John Ewing • April 25, 2017

The San Antonio Spurs will host the Memphis Grizzlies in a pivotal Game 5 matchup tonight. With the series tied 2-2 the winner will become the favorite to advance to the next round. The Spurs, at the time of this publication, are ten point favorites. Should you bet on San Antonio or Memphis? As it […]


Here is why the Grizzlies will cover in Game 3

by John Ewing • April 19, 2017

The NBA has fined Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale $30,000 for criticizing the officiating after the team’s Game 2 loss. Grizzlies coach David Fizdale gave us a rant for the ages last night after the Game 2 loss pic.twitter.com/anIhIna9WP — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) April 18, 2017 Fizdale called the officiating crew “unprofessional” and “unacceptable” mostly […]


Crowdsourced NBA Championship Value Bets

by John Ewing • April 13, 2017

There are 16 teams with the same goal, to win the NBA championship. The playoffs start Saturday, which squads have value to win the title and hang a banner from the rafters? To answer that question we crowdsourced four projection systems to create the ultimate NBA Playoff projection. To determine if a team has value […]