English
Menu
Matchups

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Bobcats face Suns: NBA odds preview

Charlotte BobcatsPhoenix Suns
Dec 19, 9:00 PM | US Airways Center

Charlotte Bobcats vs Phoenix Suns Odds

7-17TEAM RECORD10-15

The Suns will hit the floor running against the visiting Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

Supporters of the Bobcats have seen them go 7-17 and 10-14 ATS so far this season, while the Suns are at 10-15 and 9-15-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Suns are 12-13, while the Bobcats are 13-10-1.

View Charlotte vs Phoenix Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Suns as 8-point favorites in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 198.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Suns and the No. 30-ranked Bobcats, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 96-92 result in favor of the Suns.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 12-ranked offense (97.4 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 30 at 103.8 PPG. The Suns have averaged 44.6% from the field per game, more than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (42.1% on average).

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, giving up 106.2 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 in the league in scoring at home.

Charlotte was a 101-100 loser in its last match on the road against the Lakers. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 201 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Charlotte got 28 points from Kemba Walker en route to a 101-100 loss against Los Angeles on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

Phoenix was a 101-90 winner in its last match at home against the Kings. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 191 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Suns grabbed a 101-90 win over the Kings on Monday, behind a 22-point effort from Shannon Brown at US Airways Center.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Golden State are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After a loss are 0-10

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Bobcats at Suns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte's last 8 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Charlotte is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Charlotte is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games when playing at home against Charlotte

Next up:
Charlotte at Golden State, Friday, December 21
Phoenix at Portland, Saturday, December 22

Comments