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San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Prediction & Betting Tips 3/25/2024

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San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns 3/25/2024:
  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Spurs (+12.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Preview

At 8:00 ET, the 6th-ranked Suns (-764) will take on the 15th-ranked Spurs (+525) in a Western Conference matchup. Phoenix is favored by 12.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 232.5. The game will be played at the Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and can be seen on BSSW.

Phoenix enters the game on a three-game winning streak and has a record of 42-29. San Antonio, on the other hand, has lost three straight and is 15-56 on the year.

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San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Spurs have the edge in their recent matchups against Phoenix, posting a record of 2-1. In the last three games San Antonio is averaging 117 points per game compared to 122 for the Suns.

  • Although Phoenix has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 118 points per game in these games.
  • Across the Spurs last ten home games, the team averaged 112 points per game while allowing 118. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 6-4.
  • As the betting favorite, the Suns have an ATS record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.

San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Prediction

In the Western Conference standings, the Suns are currently in 6th place with a record of 42-29. Within the Pacific Division, they are in 2nd place.

On the road, the Suns have a record of 19-15 this season. Their straight-up record as the favorite is 36-17, and they are favored by 12.5 points today. Against the spread, they are 22-30 as the favorite and have covered the spread in three straight games.

Phoenix has won three straight games and is 29-41 ATS this season. In their most recent game, they defeated the Spurs by a score of 131-106. The O/U line for that game was 231.5, and the Suns were favored by 10.5 points.

This season, the Suns have an O/U record of 32-38-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 231.5 points, which is just below today’s line of 232.5.

For the season, the Suns have an average over/under line of 231.9 points. In their 71 games, 41 of them have had lower O/U lines than today’s, and 28 have had higher lines.

Phoenix comes into the game as one of the league’s top scoring teams at 117.3 points per game (10th). On the road, they are averaging 117.4 points per game (7th).

So far this season, the Suns have outscored the NBA average in 57.7% of their games. In terms of pace, Phoenix is 15th in the league at 98.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Suns are one of the most efficient teams in the league. They are 4th in field goal percentage at 49% and 3rd in true shooting percentage.

On the defensive side, Suns is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 114.3 points per game. Most recently, the Suns’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 106 points to the Spurs.

San Antonio’s ATS losing streak is at two games, and they are 17-18 against the spread at home compared to 18-18 on the road. Today’s line is set at 12.5 points, and the Spurs are 30-34 as the underdog this season.

In their last game against the Suns, the Spurs lost 131-106 and did not cover the spread as 10.5-point underdogs. This loss was their third straight, and they are currently 15-56 on the season.

On average, the Spurs’ games have finished with 231.5 points this season, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 232.5. San Antonio has a record of 35-35-1 vs. the O/U this season.

Against Western Conference teams, the Spurs are 9-34 compared to 6-22 in non-conference games. This puts them 15th in the West, and they are 5th in the Southwest Division.

When playing at home, the Spurs are averaging 113.3 points per game, which is 19th in the league. Overall, they are 22nd in scoring at 112 points per game. In terms of pace, San Antonio is 3rd in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game.

One area where the Spurs have struggled this season is three-point shooting. They are 30th in the league in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. However, they are 11th in three-point attempts per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Spurs are 29th in the NBA in free-throw attempts per game at 20.1. In terms of assists, San Antonio is 2nd in the league with an average of 29.6 per game.

The Spurs’ defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 119.5 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Spurs squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.7% from downtown.

With the Suns being favored by 12.5, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 112-104 in favor of the Suns.

San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Betting Tips

  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Spurs (+12.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs Injury Report

  • Charles Bassey – Left Knee – Out
  • Victor Wembanyama – Ankle – Questionable

Phoenix Suns Injury Report

  • Damion Lee – Knee – Out

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