Suns take on Bobcats in hoops contest
Phoenix Suns vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between Charlotte and Phoenix on Wednesday, with the host Bobcats trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bobcats are 1-1 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs. the number. The Suns, meanwhile, are 1-3 and 0-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Charlotte go 1-1 and the Suns go 2-2 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Suns odds would favor the Suns if the lines were set according to power ranks. Charlotte is rated No. 30 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Suns sit at No. 20. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 88-87 win for the Suns.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Suns rank No. 8 in the league with 44.8 per game. That compares with Charlotte’s No. 23 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Charlotte is the NBA’s No. 24-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Suns rate No. 28 with 4.5 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Suns own the league's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 119.5 points per game when playing on the road. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring on their home court.
The Suns were a 124-99 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (223) made winners of OVER bettors. Phoenix was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Miami and falling 124-99 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 126-99 loser as they battled the Mavericks on the road. The Bobcats failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point underdog, while 225 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Charlotte was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Dallas and falling 126-99 at American Airlines Center.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing New Orleans are 2-8
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 0-10
A few Suns at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games on the road
Phoenix is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Charlotte
Phoenix is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Charlotte's last 7 games at home
Charlotte is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Charlotte's last 11 games
Phoenix home to Cleveland, Friday, November 9
Charlotte at New Orleans, Friday, November 9