The San Antonio Spurs have been gathering momentum in the Western Conference recently, and they'll require it if they want to claw their way back into the leading half of the playoff bracket. The ruling champ team are 9/1 with Bovada NBA odds to win another title, they're currently sitting in 7th position in their conference as we go to press.
Spurs v Cavaliers
This year's San Antonio lineup resembles the one that beat the Miami Heat in in 2013's championship, however regardless of their excellent record of 39-23, they're not covering most of their matches (27-33-2 ATS). Having been winners in the West in the previous two periods, the Spurs commonly discover themselves getting stuck with huge spreads.
This year, with power forward Tim Duncan turning 39, the Spurs have revealed signs of brilliance. They delighted in a 8 game winning streak in November and are on a current 5 game winning run as we go to push. They won their match versus the Chicago Bulls on March 8, covering as a 10-point favorite in San Antonio. Next, they'll host the Cleveland Cavaliers at 9:30 PM ET on March 12. Cleveland is 40-25 SU and 31-34 ATS. The recent injury scare of Tim Burton who sustained an elbow strain late on in their last winning match is luckily unfounded and Burton looks sure to play later tonight.