Betting on today’s Trail Blazers and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 224.5 points, with the Suns being the favored team playing at home against the Trail Blazers.
Coming into today’s matchup, the Trail Blazers have an overall record of 3-10 and will need to be on top of their game if they want to pull out a win, as they are +13.5 point underdogs. On the road, the Trail Blazers have gone 2-5 so far this season compared to their 1-5 mark at home.
Portland comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-8 so far this season. On the road, the Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 4-3 compared to a 1-5 record vs. the spread at home.
In contrast to their season average of 102.9 points per game, the Trail Blazers had a below average performance. They scored 91 points against the Thunder and had a field goal percentage of 40%. Jerami Grant was the leading scorer for the Trail Blazers, putting up 14 points. In addition, Jabari Walker contributed 13 points.
At present, the Trail Blazers’ defense is ranked 14th, allowing 113.1 points per game.
In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 15.7 turnovers per game, ranking 27th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 17th in rejections, averaging 5.1 blocked shots each game.
Coming into today’s matchup, the Suns is focused on adding to their three game winning streak, with an overall record of 7-6. Currently, the team is 7th in the Western Conference as well as 3rd in the Pacific division.
Phoenix has an ATS record of 5-8 for this season, which includes their current two game losing streak against the spread. In their last three road games, Phoenix has been unable to cover the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 3-4 on the road as opposed to 2-4 at home.
In their latest game, the Suns offense put up 140 points against the Jazz. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49% and made 18 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who holds an average of 31.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Eric Gordon is averaging 14.2 points per game this season.
The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 20th in the league, allowing an average of 115.5 points per contest.
In the terms of takeaways, Suns are causing 15.1 turnovers per game, ranking 25th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 1st in rejections, averaging 6.8 blocked shots each game.
In the 2022-2023 season, the Portland Trail Blazers had a record of 2-1 against the Phoenix Suns. The games between the two teams had a combined scoring average of 207.3 points. Additionally, the Trail Blazers had an ATS record of 2-1 against the Suns during the same season.
The Trail Blazers and Suns did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Trail Blazers have a record of 2-1. The Trail Blazers also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 207 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-2-1. As the host vs. the Trail Blazers, the Suns have gone 1-2 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Trail Blazers in Arizona
We’re putting our money on the Suns to win, and have the projected score sitting at 115-98. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Suns at -13.5. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 224.5, and our model predicts the Trail Blazers and Suns to score a combined 213 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -13.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 224.5