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Nets host Suns in basketball action

Phoenix SunsNew Jersey Nets
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Phoenix Suns vs New Jersey Nets Odds

30-27TEAM RECORD17-42

New Jersey will look to improve on its 17-42 record on Monday when they host Phoenix in NBA odds action at Prudential Center.

The Nets sit at 17-42 (27-32 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Suns are currently 30-27 (27-29-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? New Jersey is 27-31-1 OU, and Phoenix is 29-28 OU.

View Phoenix vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Nets as 1.5-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 206.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Nets and the No. 18-ranked Suns, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 101-94 result in favor of the Suns.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 29-ranked offense (92.7 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 26 at 105.1 PPG. The Nets have averaged 43.8% from the field per game, less than the Suns have managed so far this season (47.2% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Suns own the league's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 106.8 points per game when on the road. New Jersey, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in home scoring.

Phoenix was a 110-108 winner in its last match on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 2.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 218 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Phoenix got 34 points from Grant Hill en route to a 110-108 victory over Indiana on Sunday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

The Nets were a 123-108 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (231) made winners of OVER bettors. New Jersey suffered a 123-108 loss against Houston on Saturday, getting 21 points from Brook Lopez in a losing effort at Toyota Center.

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 1-9
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Suns at Nets trends to consider:
Phoenix is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 8 games on the road
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New Jersey's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games
New Jersey is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Phoenix

Next up:
Phoenix at Boston, Wednesday, March 2
New Jersey home to Toronto, Friday, March 4

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