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The OVER is Hot in Warriors Games

Steph Curry Warriors

After suffering their first loss of the season after a historic 24-0 start, the Warriors will look to start a new streak when they host the Suns at Oracle Arena. The Warriors have won four straight vs Phoenix which includes a 135-116 victory in late November.

Shark Bites
  • Phoenix is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games.
  • Phoenix is 3-7 SU and ATS in their last 10 games while playing on one day's rest.
  • Golden State is 9-0 SU & 7-1-1 ATS in their last nine after winning the previous game in a matchup.

It’s certainly not a shock to see the Warriors open as double digit favorites in this one, as the line opened at -12.5. Golden State has covered in five of their last six games vs the Suns and six of their 10 home wins this season have come by double digits.

The Suns have struggled on the road this season, posting a 4-9 SU record. They’ve also struggled against other Western Conference teams, going 1-7 SU and 2-6 ATS in their last eight vs Western Conference opponents.

The game opened with a total of 219.5 which is the highest total of any NBA game tonight. The high number shouldn’t come as a surprise as Golden State leads the NBA in points per game, while Phoenix is fourth. The Warriors have seen the total go OVER in eight of their last nine games, while the Suns have gone OVER in four straight after losing the previous game in a matchup.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Golden State Warriors installed as -12-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 220.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 111-104 win for the Warriors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Phoenix Suns have seen them go 11-15 and 12-14 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Golden State Warriors are at 24-1 and 15-8-2 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Warriors are 15-10, while the Phoenix Suns are 13-12-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Golden State vs Phoenix injuries news.

The Warriors - Suns betting odds would favor the Warriors if the lines were set according to power rankings. Golden State is rated No. 1 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Phoenix Suns sit at No. 14.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Golden State's No. 1-ranked offense (115.28 PPG) against a Phoenix Suns defense that ranks No. 25 at 105 PPG. The Golden State Warriors have averaged 48.71% from the field per game, more than the Phoenix Suns have managed so far this NBA season (45.04% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Phoenix got 23 points from Eric Bledsoe but lost anyway 104-94 against the Mavericks on Monday at American Airlines Center.

Golden State got 28 points from Stephen Curry en route to a 108-95 loss against Milwaukee on Saturday at Bradley Center.

Betting Trends
  • Phoenix is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Phoenix is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games
  • Phoenix is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Golden State is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Golden State's last 9 games
  • Golden State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Golden State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Phoenix home to New Orleans, Friday, December 18th
Golden State home to Milwaukee, Friday, December 18th