The Wizards and Suns are set to face off at 8:00 ET on AZFa. The Suns will host the game at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 245.5 points, with the Suns being the favored team playing at home against the Wizards.
When you break down the Wizards’ last ten games, they have gone 2-8 and have an overall record of 4-20. At home, the Wizards are 2-8 while going 2-12 on the road this season.
So far, Washington’s ATS record is below .500 at 10-14. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 8-6 compared to a 2-8 record vs. the spread at home.
Washington’s offense had a good outing, putting up 137 points against the Pacers. They achieved a 56.5% field goal percentage and went 20/26 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the Wizards have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, ranking 6th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 20th in terms of percentage and 20th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the Wizards will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 126.8 points per game (30th).
Washington’s defense is currently forcing 14 turnovers per game, which is 22nd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 17th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.
Coming into today’s matchup vs. the Wizards, the Suns are 13-12 and have a record above .500. On the road this season, the Suns are 7-4 compared to 6-8 at home.
So far, Phoenix is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 10-15. Phoenix has failed to cover the spread in two straight home games and are 5-9 ATS at home compared to 5-6 on the road.
In their latest game, Phoenix’s offense looked good, scoring 122 points against the Knicks. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.2% and made 17/21 free throws. Offensively, the Suns hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 14th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 5th in terms of percentage and 18th in three-pointers made.
The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 16th in the league, allowing an average of 114.2 points per contest.
In their previous matchup vs. the Knicks, the Suns’ defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 59% leading to 139 points.
The Wizards and Suns did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Wizards have a record of 2-1. The Wizards also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 208 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. As the host vs. the Wizards, the Suns have gone 1-2 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Wizards in Arizona
Coming in as the underdogs at +12.5, we have the Wizards as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 245.5, and our model predicts the Wizards and Suns to score a combined 227 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Wizards +12.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 245.5