|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Sunday, 29 March 2009 07:30|
Basketball betting fans will choose between San Antonio and New Orleans in a top notch pro basketball betting showcase from “The Big Easy!” The San Antonio Spurs have been one of the most reliable values in all of basketball betting the past couple of months.
From January 27 through March 17 the Spurs went on a nice pro basketball betting stretch in which they lost just 8 out of 24 games against the spread. The Spurs had an overall basketball betting record of 45-22 straight up and 34-31-2 against the board.
San Antonio’s basketball betting strength was their 2nd ranked defense while their offense was off and on and ranked 23rd. San Antonio was slightly ahead of the Houston Rockets for first place in the southwest and 2nd overall in the western conference while New Orleans was 3 games behind the Spurs.
Tony Parker has had a strong basketball betting season for the Spurs as he led the team in scoring with an average of 21.4 points per game. He also led San Antonio in assists with an average of 6.7 per game.
Veteran star Tim Duncan led the team in rebounding with an average of 10.7 per game to continue to be one of the top assets in basketball betting. The New Orleans Hornets are in solid playoff position in the western conference but have not been a good basketball betting value this season.
New Orleans had an overall pro basketball betting record of 42-25 straight up and 28-37-2 against the spread. From February 21 through March 18 the Hornets went into a bad basketball betting stretch in which they went 5-9 against the board with three straight failures at the tail end of that string.
New Orleans ranked just 25th overall on offense while ranking 4th overall on defense. The Hornets had a home basketball betting mark of 15-18-1 against the spread and 14-20 under the total.
The Spurs beat the Hornets 106-93 to cover as 7.5-point home chalks in the last basketball betting matchup between the teams on January 31as the game went over the total of 183.5.
BetRoyal.com has the Spurs and Hornets along with all of the rest of the pro basketball card!