Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Warriors versus the Suns? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on TNT. The game will be played at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ. This Pacific division matchup has an over/under of 234.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home vs. the Warriors.
The Warriors head into today’s action with an overall record of 10-12 and have gone 1-2 over their previous three games. Across their 22 games, the Warriors have recorded a 9-10 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 1-2 record in non-conference games.
Golden State has an overall ATS record of 9-12 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Golden State has a 3-9 record against the spread as favorites and 6-3 as underdogs.
The Warriors are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 136 points vs. the Thunder. This figure is more than their season average of 115.5 points per game. Stephen Curry is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 29.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Klay Thompson brings a PPG average of 15.8 into the game.
Coming into the game, the Warriors’ defense has finished three straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 20th in the league at 115.1 points per game allowed.
Golden State struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Thunder, giving up 24. For the game, Oklahoma City scored 138 points in the game.
Facing the Warriors, the Suns currently hold an overall record of 12-10 and aim to end their two game losing streak. Away from their home court, the Suns have a 7-4 record this season, in contrast to their 5-6 record at home.
Phoenix has an ATS record of 9-13 so far this season which includes their current five game losing streak vs. the spread. This season, Phoenix has a 6-9 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-4 as underdogs.
In contrast to their season average of 115.1 points per game, the Suns had a below average performance. They scored 106 points against the Kings and had a field goal percentage of 48.2%. Leading the team in scoring is Kevin Durant, who is averaging 31 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Devin Booker also maintains a PPG average of 27.4 heading into game.
At this time, the Suns’ defense is positioned 13th in the NBA, permitting 113.0 points per game.
Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.3% and 34.8% from three-point territory.
The Warriors are coming off a season where they had a 3-1 record against the Phoenix Suns. The average total points scored in their games was 240.2 points per game. Furthermore, in the same season, the Warriors had a 1-3 ATS record against the Suns.
Last season, the Warriors and Suns did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Suns have the leg up at 2-1. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 228 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1. As the host vs. the Warriors, the Suns have gone 2-1 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Warriors in Arizona
Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +3, the Warriors is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout. Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 234.5 and given that our model is projecting 218 points between the teams, we like the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Warriors +3
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 234.5