Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Suns and Trail Blazers. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ROOT, and it’s hosted by the Trail Blazers at Moda Center in Portland, OR. Get ready to place your bets! The Suns are favored in this Western conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 231.5 points.
Suns are 20-18 this season after defeating the Lakers in their last game (127-109). In the Western Conference, they are currently in 8th place and 3rd in the Pacific Division.
On the road, the Suns have a record of 9-7 straight-up and 7-9 ATS. Their scoring differential on the road is +0.6 points per game.
As the favorite, Phoenix has an ATS record of 10-17 and is favored by 10.5 points today. This season, they are 17-10 as the favorite and have gone 3-8 as the underdog.
In their games this season, the average O/U line is 229.6 points, which is lower than today’s line of 231.5. The Suns have a 21-17 O/U record for the season.
Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 21-17, and their games have averaged 229.9 points per game. In their last game vs. the Lakers, the teams combined for 236 points.
The Suns’ offense was impressive in their most recent game vs. the Lakers, as they put up 127 points. Overall, they shot 49.5% from the field and went 21/23 from the free throw line. Bradley Beal was the team’s leading scorer with 37 points while Devin Booker added 31.
So far, the Suns’ defense is ranked 15th in the league at 114.3 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.7% and 36.8% from three-point territory.
In Portland’s last game, they lost to the Timberwolves by a score of 116-93. The Blazers were 16.5-point underdogs in that game. This loss extended their losing streak to three games.
This season, Portland has an ATS record of 16-22 and they are 6-10 ATS at home. The team’s ATS record as the underdog is 15-19, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last three games as the underdog.
With a record of 10-28, the Trail Blazers are currently 14th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 5-6 compared to 5-22 against Western Conference opponents.
As the underdog this season, Portland has an average scoring differential of -10.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 231.5 is lower than their season average of 226.9. The team’s O/U record for the season is 16-21-1, and the under has hit in their last three games.
In their most recent game, the Trail Blazers scored only 93 points vs. the Timberwolves. In total, they shot 39% from the field and went 10/28 from three-point range. Jerami Grant is the team’s leading scorer at 21.1 PPG while Shaedon Sharpe has been a key contributor with an average of 15.9 PPG.
So far, the Trail Blazers’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 116.8 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 14.5 turnovers per game, ranking 28th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 22nd in rejections, averaging 4.7 blocked shots each game.
The Suns and Trail Blazers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 2-1. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 212 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. As the host vs. the Suns, the Trail Blazers have gone 0-3 vs the spread.
How to Bet Trail Blazers vs. Suns in Arizona
The Suns is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 116-104. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Suns at -10.5. Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 231.5 and given that our model is projecting 220 points between the teams, we like the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -10.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 231.5