Spurs take on Suns in hoops contest

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Feb 24, 8:00 PM | US Airways Center

San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Odds

44-13TEAM RECORD18-38

San Antonio travels to Phoenix on Sunday, hoping to boost its 44-13 mark with a victory over the Suns.

The Suns bring a 18-38 record (22-32-2 ATS) to the battle against the 44-13 Spurs, who are 31-24-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Phoenix go 25-29-2 so far and the Spurs go 26-30-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Suns sat as 8.5-point underdogs. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 202.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-rated Suns and the No. 2-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 107-93 win for the Spurs on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 21-ranked offense (94.7 PPG) against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 10 at 96 PPG. The Suns have averaged 44.4% from the field per game, less than the Spurs have managed so far this season (48.7% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 13-rated mark, allowing 99.1 points per game when playing on the road. Phoenix, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring on their home court.

Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 107-101 loser as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Spurs failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 208 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Spurs got 20 points from Danny Green, but it was Golden State that prevailed in a 107-101 final on Friday at Oracle Arena.

Phoenix was a 113-88 loser in its last match at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 201 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Suns were blown out by Boston on Friday, losing by a 113-88 final at US Airways Center in basketball betting action.

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Spurs at Suns trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
San Antonio is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Antonio's last 9 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
San Antonio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Phoenix's last 9 games when playing at home against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Phoenix's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Phoenix's last 16 games when playing San Antonio
Phoenix is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
San Antonio home to Phoenix, Wednesday, February 27
Phoenix home to Minnesota, Tuesday, February 26

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