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76ers vs Suns Preview

Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers
25-18 January 27, 2014, 07:00 | Wells Fargo Center 14-30



The Philadelphia 76ers host Phoenix on Monday, looking to build on their 14-30 mark against the 25-18 Suns in NBA action at Wells Fargo Center.

The 76ers sport a record of 14-30 and 18-26 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Suns sit at 25-18 and 27-14-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 22-21-1 for the 76ers and 23-20 for the Suns. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds and Stats.

Philadelphia opened as 5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 211.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 29-rated 76ers and the No. 4-rated Suns in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 99-88 win for the Suns on Monday.

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The Suns were a 99-90 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (189) made winners of UNDER bettors. Markieff Morris scored 27 points and added 15 rebounds for a double-double, leading Phoenix over Cleveland, 99-90, on Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 103-91 loser at home against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (194) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Philadelphia suffered a 103-91 loss against Oklahoma City on Saturday, getting 19 points from James Anderson in a losing effort at Wells Fargo Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 7-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 23 in the league with 6.84 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 9.4 per outing.

Next up:
Phoenix at Milwaukee, Wednesday, January 29th
Philadelphia at Boston, Wednesday, January 29th