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Warriors Have Failed to Cover the Spread So Far

On paper, a Golden State Warriors-Phoenix Suns contest looks like an extreme mismatch. But anything can happen once the games are played, and fans of the Suns will be hoping they can play the part of David against the Goliath Warriors on Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in five of the Suns' last six games at home.
  • The Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games on the road against the Suns.
  • The total has gone OVER in four of the Warriors' last five games against the Suns.

Oddsmakers opened the Dubs as 11.5-point favorites with a total of 225.

Phoenix, who most recently lost to Oklahoma City 113-110 in overtime, will be having Russell Westbrook nightmares for quite some time. Westbrook erupted for a 51-point triple-double in the tilt - the first 50-point triple-double in the NBA since 1975.

The Warriors dropped their season-opening game against the San Antonio Spurs before getting in the win column against New Orleans on Friday. Kevin Durant has been stellar in his Bay Area season debut, leading the team in points on both nights. The superstar hauled in a game-high 17 rebounds to go along with 30 points, six assists, two steals and two blocks against the Pels.

Unsurprisingly, the Warriors have had a major edge in this series lately. Golden State is 7-0 SU in its last seven against the Suns.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Phoenix Suns opened as 11-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 222 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 112-111 win for the Suns on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Phoenix Suns are 0-2 so far on the NBA season, and 1-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Golden State Warriors, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Phoenix go 1-1 and the Warriors go 2-0 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Phoenix vs Golden State injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 22 (Phoenix Suns) and the No. 2 (Warriors) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Phoenix's No. 19-ranked offense (102 PPG) against a Golden State Warriors defense that ranks No. 30 at 121.5 PPG. The Phoenix Suns have averaged 45.61% from the field per game, less than the Golden State Warriors have managed so far this NBA season (47.73% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Golden State got 30 points and 30 rebounds from Kevin Durant en route to a 122-114 victory over New Orleans on Friday at Smoothie King Center.

Phoenix got 30 points from T.J. Warren en route to a 113-110 loss against Oklahoma City on Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Golden State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Golden State is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Phoenix is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Phoenix is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Phoenix's last 18 games

Next Betting Matchups

Golden State at Portland, Tuesday, November 1st
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Monday, October 31st

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