San Antonio
Spurs
Stadium AT&T Center
5-5 Overall | WESTERN 9th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southwest Division112.2112.7
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  11/1
@
Golden State
W127-110
Sun  11/3
vs
Los Angeles
L96-103
Tue  11/5
@
Atlanta
L100-108
Thu  11/7
vs
Oklahoma City
W121-112
Sat  11/9
vs
Boston
L115-135
Mon  11/11
vs
Memphis
L109-113
Wed  11/13
@
Minnesota
8:00pm
Fri  11/15
@
Orlando
7:00pm
Sat  11/16
vs
Portland
8:30pm
Mon  11/18
@
Dallas
8:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 3 teams with 50/1, 2% odds to win the championship. Their 1.6% chance is #12 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. They are a good bet to win the West at 30/1, 3.2%. Their sim chance is 4.4%. The Spurs are averaging 46.8 wins per sim which is essentially the same as their futures line of 46.5 wins. At -275 the Spurs are a good value to make the playoffs with a 88% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 11/2, 15.4%. They win the division in 27.7% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #7 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 48-34 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. Their game-by-game odds gave them a projected record of 45.5-36.5. They were solid against the spread going 43-38-1 for (+120 profit). They went over 43 times and came in under 38 times. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the New York Knicks. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): This is an above average shooting team with a true FG% of 57.1% (#7 in League). The team shooting has declined to 54.2% in their last 7 games. They average 111.7 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 110.8. On the road they average 110.5 (109.6 expected), and at home 112.8 ppg (112 expected).

DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 55.6 true FG% (#15 in League). They allow 110 pts per game vs an expected value of 109. They are allowing 114 (110.7 expected) on the road, and at home 106 ppg (107.4 expected).

REBOUNDING (ABOVE AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounding opponents by +0.8 per game (#10 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.1 per game (#14 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by DeMar DeRozan who is projected to be the #11 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
12 Aldridge, LaMarcus PF6-1126007/19/198513Texas
18 Belinelli, Marco SG6-521003/25/198612No College
77 Carroll, DeMarre SF6-621507/27/198610Vanderbilt; Missouri
10 DeRozan, DeMar SG6-622008/07/198910USC
--- Eubanks, Drew PF6-102450Oregon State
11 Forbes, Bryn SG6-219007/23/19933Cleveland State; Michigan State
22 Gay, Rudy SF6-823008/17/198613Connecticut
3 Johnson, Keldon SF6-521110/11/19990Kentucky
41 Lyles, Trey C6-923411/05/19954Kentucky
7 Metu, Chimezie PF6-922503/22/19971USC
8 Mills, Patty PG6-118008/11/198810St. Mary's (CA)
5 Murray, Dejounte PG6-417009/19/19962Washington
25 Poeltl, Jakob C7-123010/15/19953Utah
19 Samanic, Luka PF6-1022701/09/20000No College
1 Walker IV, Lonnie SG6-520412/14/19981Miami (Fla.)
15 Weatherspoon, Quinndary SG6-320509/10/19960Mississippi State
4 White, Derrick PG6-419007/02/19942Colorado-Colorado Springs; Col