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Suns visit Warriors in NBA clash

Phoenix SunsGolden State Warriors
36-25March 09, 2014, 09:00 | Oracle Arena39-24



The Warriors will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Suns tip off at Oracle Arena on Sunday in NBA play.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Warriors are 39-24 so far on the season, and 31-30-2 ATS vs. the number. The Suns, meanwhile, are 36-25 and 37-21-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 24-38-1 and the Suns go 33-27-1 on the totals.

View Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Suns before tip-off in this one found them as 7.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 213 at TopBet.

The Warriors - Suns odds would favor the Warriors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Golden State is rated No. 2 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Suns sit at No. 4. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 99-97 win for the Warriors.

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Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 128-122 winner as they battled the Thunder at home. The Suns covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 250 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Gerald Green went off for 41 points and added 5 rebounds leading Phoenix to a 128-122 win over Oklahoma City on Thursday at US Airways Center.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 111-97 winner as they battled the Hawks at home. The Warriors covered in the match as a 9-point favorite, while 208 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Warriors grabbed a 111-97 win over the Hawks on Friday, behind an 18 -point effort from David Lee at Oracle Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Suns rank No. 13 in the league with 43.34 per game. That compares with Golden State’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Golden State is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 9.1 per game, while the Suns rate No. 4 with 9.39 per contest.

Next up:
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Monday, March 10th
Golden State home to Dallas, Tuesday, March 11th

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