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Free Phoenix Suns Betting Pick – NBA Week Tuesday, January 16th Pick vs Kings


Planning on watching today’s Kings and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on NBCS. The over/under for this Pacific division contest is set at 243 points, with the Suns being the favored team playing at home against the Kings.

Sacramento has lost two straight games as the underdog and is 4-5 as the underdog this season. The Kings’ ATS record as the underdog is 6-3, with an average scoring margin of +1.3 points per game.

In their last game, the Kings lost to the Bucks by a score of 143-142. The O/U line for that game was 245.5, and the Kings covered the spread as 4-point underdogs.

This season, the Kings have an O/U record of 19-19-1, with an average over/under line of 235.9. Today’s line is set at 243, and 33 of their 39 games have had lower O/U lines than that.

Sacramento is currently 5th in the Western Conference with a record of 23-16. In the Pacific Division, they are in 2nd place. On the road, the Kings are 10-9 straight up and 12-7 ATS.

For the season, the Kings have an average scoring differential of +1.0 PPG on the road. In their games, the average combined scoring total is 235.9 points per game.

In their last game, the Kings put up 142 points vs. the Bucks. They shot 52.4% from the field and made 17 threes. De’Aaron Fox was the leading scorer with 32 points while Malik Monk added 28 points.

At present, the Kings’ defense is ranked 21st, allowing 117.7 points per game. Sacramento’s defense is currently forcing 12.8 turnovers per game, which is 15th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4 rejections per game.

Phoenix is the favorite today (-5) and has gone 18-10 straight-up as the favorite this season. In their last two games, they have covered the spread as the favorite and have a scoring margin of +4.8 points per game as the favorite.

The Suns have won two straight games and are currently 8th in the Western Conference with a record of 21-18. In the Pacific Division, they are 3rd.

In non-conference games, the Suns are 7-4 compared to 14-14 against Western Conference opponents. On the road, they are 10-7 compared to 11-11 at home.

Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 22-17, and their games have averaged 230.2 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 243, with 36 of their games having lower lines.

In their last game, the Suns defeated the Trail Blazers by a score of 127-116. The O/U line for that game was 234. Phoenix was favored by 14.5 points in that game, but they did not cover the spread.

In their most recent game, the Suns scored a total of 127 points while shooting 60.5% from the field. They connected on 13 three-pointers. Kevin Durant is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 29 points per game. Devin Booker is not far behind, averaging 26.6 points per game this season.

In terms of defense, Suns is currently on par with the NBA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 114.4 points per game. Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.4% and 37.1% from three-point territory.

The Kings and Suns did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Kings have a record of 3-0. The Kings also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 235 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times, the Kings have matched up against the Suns on the road, they are 2-1 vs. the spread.

How to Bet Suns vs. Kings in Arizona

In this Kings vs. Suns matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Kings at +5. While we project the Suns to win 117-114, our recommendation is to bet on the Kings for the point-spread. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 243, and our model predicts the Kings and Suns to score a combined 231 points. We recommend betting on the under.

  • ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Kings +5
  • ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 243

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