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Suns visit Nuggets in NBA clash

Phoenix SunsDenver Nuggets
April 17, 8:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Odds

25-56TEAM RECORD56-25

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Wednesday when the Nuggets try to run the Suns off the court at Pepsi Center in pro hoops action.

The Suns will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 32-47-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Nuggets are 48-33 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Phoenix is 37-42-2 on the totals; Denver is 45-36.

View Phoenix vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Nuggets in this one, they were listed earlier as 12.5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 212 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Nuggets and the No. 29-ranked Suns, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 106-95 result in favor of the Nuggets.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 106 PPG, against a Suns defense that ranks No. 26 at 101.4 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 47.8% so far, more than the Suns shooters have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 29-rated defense on the road, giving up 105.2 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 119-112 winner as they battled the Rockets at home. The Suns covered in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 231 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Luis Scola scored 26 points and added 15 rebounds for a double-double, leading Phoenix over Houston, 119-112, on Monday at US Airways Center.

Denver was a 112-111 winner in its last match on the road against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 223 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Nuggets got a 26-point performance from Ty Lawson as Denver ran past Milwaukee 112-111 on Monday at Bradley Center.

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
After playing Houston are 3-7
After a win are 2-8

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Suns at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Denver
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Denver is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
Denver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Phoenix

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