The Suns and Nets are set to face off at 8:30 ET on ABC. The Nets will host the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Suns are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 232.5 points.
In their last game, the Suns defeated the Heat by a score of 118-105. The combined scoring in that game was 223 points, which was below the O/U line of 230 points.
Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is now 23-24, and their last two games have gone under the posted total. Today’s O/U line is set at 232.5 points.
Against the spread, the Suns are 17-29 this season and have gone 10-12 ATS on the road. As the favorite, their ATS record is 11-22, and they have failed to cover in their last two games as the favorite.
Following their win over Miami, the Suns are now 27-20 on the season. In the Western Conference, they are in 6th place and 3rd in the Pacific Division.
In non-conference games, the Suns are 10-6 compared to 17-14 against Western Conference opponents. On the road, they have a record of 13-9, and their ATS record on the road is 10-12.
When looking at the Suns offense, they are 13th in the league in scoring at 116.4 points per game. In 57.4% of their games, they have outscored what their opponents are allowing on average. The Suns have a field goal percentage of 49% for the season, which is 6th best in the league. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are 11th in percentage and 22nd in made three-pointers.
This season, the Suns’ defense is the 15th ranked defense in the NBA at 15th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 63.8% of their games. Phoenix’s defense is currently forcing 13.9 turnovers per game, which is 24th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 4th in blocked shots, with an average of 6 rejections per game.
Today, the Nets are looking to extend their winning streak to three games as they host the Suns. Brooklyn is currently 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 19-27.
As the underdog, the Nets have a scoring differential of -5.2 points per game. Today, they are getting 3.5 points against the Suns. This season, Brooklyn has been the underdog in 30 of their 46 games.
The Nets’ ATS record as the underdog is 13-15, and they have covered the spread in their last two games as the underdog. Overall, they are 22-22 ATS this season (14-8 at home and 8-14 on the road).
In their most recent game, the Nets defeated the Jazz by a score of 147-114. The O/U line for that game was 236 points, and Brooklyn was getting +1 on the spread going into the game.
On average, the Nets’ games have seen a combined scoring total of 228.9 points this season. Today’s O/U line is set at 232.5, and Brooklyn has a season record of 23-23 on the over/under.
Coming into today’s game, the Nets have an average scoring differential of +3.4 points per game at home. Their home record for the season is 12-12.
In their last game, the Nets put up 147 points vs. the Jazz while shooting 51.4% from the field and hitting 21 threes. Mikal Bridges is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 21.9 PPG. Cam Thomas is also averaging 21.1 PPG.
Currently, the Nets’ defense holds the 16th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.9 points per game. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.
The Suns and Nets 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. However, against the spread the Nets went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 2-1 on an average of 228 points per game. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Nets on the road, they are 1-2 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Nets vs. Suns in Arizona
We’re putting our money on the Suns to win, and have the projected score sitting at 117-108. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Suns at -3.5. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 232.5, and our model predicts the Suns and Nets to score a combined 225 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -3.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 232.5