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Phoenix SunsNew Orleans Hornets
Feb 1, 8:00 PM | New Orleans Arena

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Hornets Odds

7-13TEAM RECORD4-17

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Phoenix when they hit take on the Hornets on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.

Supporters of the Suns have seen them go 7-13 and 8-12 ATS so far this season, while the Hornets are at 4-17 and 10-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Hornets are 8-13, while the Suns are 6-13-1.

View Phoenix vs New Orleans Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 11 (Hornets) and the No. 22 (Suns) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 89-87 result in favor of the Hornets is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Orleans's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 87.4 PPG, against a Suns defense that ranks No. 20 at 96.4 PPG. The Hornets field goal percentage has averaged 44% so far, more than the Suns shooters have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.3 points per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Phoenix was a 122-99 loser at home against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (221) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Phoenix was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Dallas and falling 122-99 at US Airways Center.

In their last action, New Orleans was a 109-95 loser on the road against the Heat. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (204) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Jarrett Jack scored 14 points in a failed effort to lead the Hornets to victory (they lost 109-95 to Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena on Monday).

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9

A few Suns at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games
Phoenix is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games when playing at home against Phoenix
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Orleans's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New Orleans's last 15 games

Next up:
Phoenix at Houston, Friday, February 3
New Orleans at San Antonio, Thursday, February 2

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