BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Suns +3 (-108)
- Nuggets vs Suns Over/Under: 231 points
The Suns (40-33 ATS) are 5-1 ATS in their last six games, 6-0 SU in their last six matches and are 4-1 ATS in their last five contests when playing on the road against the Nuggets. The total has gone OVER in five of Phoenix\s last five games against an opponent in the Western Conference, even as the Suns are 6-0 SU in their last six outings on the road.
Denver (34-39 ATS) is 4-6 ATS in its last nine games but is 13-5 SU in its last 18 contests. The Nuggets are 3-2 in their last five games after posting a 127-114 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in a game where Nikola Jokic tallied 30 points and 14 rebounds.
Phoenix is on a six-game winning streak after coming off a 125-116 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday despite the prolonged absence of All Star point guard Chris Paul. The Suns hope to get another stellar game from center DeAndre Ayton, who scored a career-high 35 points along with 14 rebounds in their last game.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 120 Denver Nuggets – 111 Phoenix Suns
- Over/Under — OVER 231 points
A look at Monday’s predictions:
Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds and Picks
Desmond Bane scored 23 points, including nine straight in a fourth quarter surge, as the Memphis Grizzlies found a way to win without All Star Ja Morant and overcome a combined 78 points from Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant to bring down the Brooklyn Nets, 132-120, to claim their sixth win in their last seven games.
Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds and Picks
DeAndre Ayton scored a career-high 35 points along with 14 rebounds, while Devin Booker fired 22 of his 28 points in the second half to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 125-116, to move one win away from claiming homecourt advantage throughout the entire playoffs.
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