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pheonix suns vs denver nuggets prediction 12/01/2023 sport preview

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 12/1/2023

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Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets 12/1/2023:
  • We like the Suns on the moneyline (+117)
  • The Suns are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Projecting a combined 227 points, we like the over

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Nuggets versus the Suns? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ.

In this Western matchup, the Nuggets are the betting favorite against the Suns. The over/under for the game is 224 points. Check out BetCoco for Phoenix Suns – Denver Nuggets odds

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over their previous five games against the Suns, the Nuggets have put together a record of 3-2. Across the last three head to head matchups between the Nuggets and Suns, the teams have averaged 232 points per game with an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times they have faced off with the Suns as the home team, the OU record is 1-2.

  • Through their last five road contests, the Nuggets offense has averaged 106 points per game while allowing an average of 111. Denver posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Phoenix has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 110 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Phoenix has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Through their previous five contests as the betting favorite, the Nuggets have a strong record of 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-3-1.

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Facing the Suns today, the Nuggets look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 13-6. During their 19 games, the Nuggets have gone 11-4 against teams in the Western Conference and 2-2 in non-conference matchups.

Denver has an overall ATS record of 7-11 for the season so far. When playing on the road, the Nuggets hold an ATS record of 2-8 in contrast to a 5-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

For this season, the Nuggets has an over/under record of 7-12-0. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 226.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 222.6.

In their latest game, the Nuggets offense put up 134 points against the Rockets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.5% and made 19 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Nikola Jokic, who is averaging 29 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Michael Porter Jr. also maintains a PPG average of 17.6 heading into game.

This season, the Nuggets defense has been impressive, holding the 7th position in the league while permitting an average of 109.7 points per contest.

The Denver defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.7% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Denver.

The Suns will face the Nuggets bringing in an overall record of 11-7 and a 3-0 record over their previous three games. In their 18 games, the Suns have achieved a 8-5 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 3-2 record in non-conference play.

Phoenix possesses a .500 ATS record for the season, sitting at 9-9 ATS. Phoenix has covered the spread in three consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 4-4 at home as opposed to 5-5 on the road.

The Suns come in with an over/under record of 12-6-0 for the current season. Their games have currently averaged 212.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 226.6.

The Suns’ offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 105 points against the Raptors. In that game, they made 7/26 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40.4%. One area that the Suns offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 3rd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 47%.

Coming into today’s game, the Suns’ defense is giving up an average of 113.2 points per contest.

For the season, Phoenix is ranked 20th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 23.4 free-throws per game vs. the Suns and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.0%.

Even though they are considered 2.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 115-112 win for the Suns.

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips

  • We like the Suns on the moneyline (+117)
  • The Suns are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Projecting a combined 227 points, we like the over

Phoenix Suns Injury Report

  • Bradley Beal – Lower Back – Out
  • Devin Booker – Ankle – Questionable
  • Damion Lee – Knee – Out

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Aaron Gordon – Heel – Questionable
  • Jamal Murray – Ankle – Questionable
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out
  • Peyton Watson – Illness – Probable

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