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Thunder vs Suns Betting Matchup Report

Phoenix SunsOklahoma City Thunder
March 7, 8:00 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

Phoenix Suns vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

17-20TEAM RECORD30-8

Oklahoma City looks to cover the Thunder-Suns pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 30-8 mark when they host Phoenix in NBA action.

Oklahoma City will face the 17-20 Suns, who own a 17-20 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Thunder are 18-20 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Suns are 12-23-2 favoring the OVER.

View Phoenix vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 202 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Thunder and the No. 26-ranked Suns, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 103-95 result in favor of the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Oklahoma City's No. 7-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Oklahoma City rates No. 11 in the league with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 6.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.1 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

Phoenix won its last outing, a 96-88 result against the Kings on March 4. The Suns covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 184 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Phoenix got 19 points from Steve Nash en route to a 96-88 victory over Sacramento on Sunday at US Airways Center.

Oklahoma City was a 95-91 winner in its last match at home against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 186 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Oklahoma City earned a 95-91 victory over Dallas on Monday, getting 24 points from Russell Westbrook at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Suns at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Phoenix
Oklahoma City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Oklahoma City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix

Next up:
Phoenix home to Dallas, Thursday, March 8
Oklahoma City home to Cleveland, Friday, March 9

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