Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Odds
Phoenix travels to Golden State on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 18-36 mark with a victory over the Warriors.
This season the Warriors are 30-23 overall and 27-24-2 ATS against the number, while the Suns are 18-36 and 22-30-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Golden State is 34-19 on the OU, and Phoenix is 24-29-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Warriors in this one found them as 9.5-point favorites earlier at , while the total had been sitting in the area of 204 at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Warriors) and the No. 28 (Suns) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 99-94 result in favor of the Warriors is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Suns rank No. 21 in the league with 41.2 per game. That compares with Golden State’s No. 4 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Golden State is the NBA’s No. 8-ranked team at 7.7 per game, while the Suns rate No. 27 with 5.6 per contest.
Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, giving up 103.7 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 102-98 winner on the road against the Trail Blazers. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Luis Scola scored 18 points leading the Suns to a 102-98 victory over Portland at Rose Garden on Tuesday.
Golden State lost its last outing, a 115-101 result against the Jazz on February 19. The Warriors failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total. Stephen Curry scored 29 points for Golden State on Tuesday, but the Jazz managed a 115-101 victory over the Warriors at EnergySolutions Arena.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Portland are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 2-8
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
A few Suns at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Phoenix's last 12 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Phoenix is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 9 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Golden State's last 7 games
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Golden State's last 12 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Phoenix home to Boston, Friday, February 22
Golden State home to San Antonio, Friday, February 22