Suns vs Pelicans Final: 101-94 - Recap
|Suns vs Pelicans Final: 101-94 - Recap|
The Suns grabbed a 101-94 win over the Pelicans on Sunday, behind a 24-point effort from Eric Bledsoe at US Airways Center.
Bettors who backed the Suns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 196.5.
Markieff Morris had 23 points for Phoenix and Gerald Green chipped in with 15 points. Eric Bledsoe had 6 assists for the Suns, while Miles Plumlee was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New Orleans got 22 points from Jason Smith in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday contributed 7 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 42-38 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 43 boards, while Phoenix only had 40.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Trail Blazers. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.