Austin Spurs vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers Basketball tips & predictions

A pair of NBA. G-League foes at opposite ends of the standings lock up in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The Austin Spurs are on the road as they travel to face the Rio Grande Valley Vipers Tuesday night. Austin Spurs won for the second time in three games as they dimmed their last opponent 99-92 at home Tuesday night. Rio Grande Valley Vipers had their two game win streak snapped with a 118-112 overtime home loss to their last opponent Tuesday night. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers have a narrow 54-53 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams but the Austin Spurs took three of the four meetings last season.
Austin Spurs Try to Build a Little Momentum

Austin Spurs won for the second time in three games as they pulled away late to knock off their last opponent. The victory moved the Austin Spurs out of the basement in the NBA. G-League and dropped Rio Grande Valley Vipers into it. Austin Spurs found itself tied after three quarters but pulled away in the fourth by outscoring their last opponent 25-18 to get the win. The Austin Spurs shot 42.7 percent from the field and hit just seven of 22 three point attempts in the game yet emerged with the win. Austin Spurs held their last opponent to 41.1 percent overall and seven of 32 from three point range. Their best player had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the Austin Spurs in his return to the starting lineup.

The Austin Spurs have struggled on the offensive end of the floor this season. Austin Spurs is 30th in the league in scoring with 96.2 points per game and 28th in rebounding with 39.9 boards per contest. The Austin Spurs are 27th with 20.4 assists a night. Austin Spurs has been average defensively, ranking 15th by allowing 105 points per game.

Rio Grande Valley Vipers Try to Regroup After OT Loss

Rio Grande Valley Vipers had won two in a row but ended up on the short end of the stick as they fell in overtime to the their last opponent at home. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers look to regroup here as they entered Sunday with a half-game lead on the their last opponent in the NBA. G-League. Rio Grande Valley Vipers led by seven after the opening quarter but allowed the their last opponent at home to rally in order to force overtime. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers were outscored 18-12 in the overtime to take the loss. Rio Grande Valley Vipers shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest and was a miserable five of 29 from three point range.

The Rio Grande Valley Vipers come into this game 9th in scoring with 107.3 points a game. Rio Grande Valley Vipers is 19th in rebounding with 42.5 boards a night and 15th in assists by dishing out 22.6 dimes per contest. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers are 19th in scoring defense as they allow 106.7 points per game. AThe Rio Grande Valley Vipers are 9th in the league in field goal percentage as the team shoots 46.8 percent from the floor. Rio Grande Valley Vipers is 29th in the league in threes with 8.1 per game and is tied for 21st in the league in three point shooting as they’ve hit 35.4 percent of their attempts from downtown.

Trends:

Austin Spurs

4-9-1 ATS last 14 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

Rio Grande Valley Vipers

7-3 ATS last 10 in series.

Rio Grande Valley Vipers has won two straight and they are at home here, which works in their favor. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers are pretty healthy and coupling that with they’re being at home, you have to give them the advantage in this contest over a reeling Austin Spurs squad.*

*NOTE: All predictions are made well in advance of game time. Do not bet this rigistrtion for a free recorded update.

Austin Spurs vs Rio Grande Valley Vipers Basketball tips & predictions

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