Suns vs. Nuggets betting: NBA preview for March 31

Media by Associated Press: Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon (50) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday

The Phoenix Suns (41-35) are heavy favorites (-10.5) as they try to build on a three-game home winning streak when they square off against the Denver Nuggets (51-25) on Friday, March 31, 2023 at Footprint Center. The contest airs at 10:30 PM ET on NBA TV, BSAZ, and ALT. The matchup has an over/under set at 227.5 points.

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Suns vs. Nuggets betting lines

  • Suns odds to win: -463
  • Nuggets odds to win: +360
  • Spread: Suns (-10.5)
  • Total: 227.5
  • TV Channel: NBA TV
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

Suns Statistics, Trends and More

As the Home Team

  • Phoenix has a 20-16-1 record against the spread at home and is 25-12 in home contests.
  • Phoenix has gone 4-3 ATS at home this year as 10.5-point favorites or more.
  • Phoenix’s home games have hit the over on the set point total 15 times this year.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have averaged a total of 226.1 points per home contest this year, 1.4 points fewer than this game’s posted total.

Suns Recent Trends

  • The Suns have covered the spread three times in their last 10 contests while putting up a 4-6 record straight-up in those games.
  • The Suns’ past 10 contests saw seven go over the total.
  • The Suns’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 232.7 points scored. That’s 5.2 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Suns are scoring 2.2 points more per game compared to their season average.

Suns Betting Records

  • The Suns have won 69.6% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (32-14).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -463 or shorter, the Suns have a 7-2 record (winning 77.8% of their games).
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Suns an 82.2% chance to win.
Field Goal % Opp. Field Goal % Rebounds Opp. Rebounds Assists Turnovers
46.7 (23rd in NBA) 46.7 (sixth) 44.1 (10th) 42.6 (11th) 27.3 (third) 13 (11th)

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Nuggets Statistics, Trends and More

As the Away Team

  • The Nuggets are 19-18 in road contests with a 17-19-1 record against the spread on the road.
  • The Nuggets have a 2-1 record ATS in road games this year as 10.5-point underdogs or more.
  • Nuggets road games have hit the over on the set point total 18 times this season.
  • This season on the road the Nuggets and their opponents have averaged a total of 229 points per contest, 1.5 points greater than the over/under for this contest.

Nuggets Recent Trends

  • The Nuggets are 5-5 overall and 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 contests.
  • Nuggets’ last 10 outings saw three hit the over.
  • The Nuggets’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 229.8 points scored. That’s 2.3 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Nuggets’ per-game scoring average across their past 10 games is 113.8, 2.6 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

Nuggets Betting Records

  • This season, the Nuggets have been the underdog 17 times and won eight, or 47.1%, of those games.
  • This season, the Nuggets have won one of their two games when they’re the underdog by at least +360 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 21.7% chance of a victory for the Nuggets.
Field Goal % Opp. Field Goal % Rebounds Opp. Rebounds Assists Turnovers
50.8 (first in NBA) 48.1 (20th) 42.8 (19th) 40.3 (first) 29.2 (second) 13.8 (19th)
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