Phoenix Suns vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Phoenix Suns vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 3/23/2024

The Phoenix Suns (41-29) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (15-55) on Saturday, March 23rd. This game will be played at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio and televised on NBA. The Suns are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Spurs are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Hawks. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Suns Are Coming Off A Win

The Suns took down the Hawks in their most recent game with a final score of 128-115. Not only did the Suns win this game straight-up, but they also covered the spread as -9.5 point favorites. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 227 points in which the two teams surpassed.

With a current overall record of 41-29, the Suns have won their last two games and are looking to continue their momentum. At home, the Suns are 23-14 compared to their 18-15 record on the road.

Phoenix comes in with an overall ATS record of 28-41 so far this season. The Suns currently have a two game ATS win streak as the favorite and are 7-11 vs. the spread as underdogs.

The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Spurs will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Grizzlies with a final score of 99-97. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Spurs also couldn’t meet the spread, coming up short as -6.5 point favorites. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 196 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 216.

Coming into today’s matchup against the Suns, the Spurs are 15-55 overall and are looking to snap a two-game losing streak. In the Western Conference, they are 15th and are 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio possesses a .500 ATS record for the season, sitting at 35-35 ATS. San Antonio has covered the spread in two straight road games and are 18-18 ATS on the road compared to 17-17 at home.

Suns Offense Breakdown

The Suns step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 117.1 points per game (10th).

On offense, the Suns are one of the best teams in the league at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 4th in free-throw attempts per game. They are also 5th in field goal percentage, shooting 49% from the field. In terms of scoring, the Suns are 10th in the NBA at 117.1 points per game, and they have scored at least the league average in 57.1% of their games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Suns are 6th in the NBA in three-point shooting percentage at 38%. However, they are just 26th in three-point attempts per game. Overall, they are 15th in the league in pace at 98.4 possessions per game.

As a team, the Suns are 8th in the NBA in two-point field goal percentage at 56%. They are also 2nd in free-throw makes per game at 19.6. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Suns are 19th in the league with an average of 10.3 per game.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

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Through 70 games the Spurs are averaging 112.1 points per contest, placing them 22nd in the NBA.

When playing at home, the Spurs are averaging 113.6 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. Overall, they are 22nd in the league at 112.1 points per game.

San Antonio’s offense is ranked 3rd in pace, averaging 101.1 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th in the NBA at 46%. From three-point range, the Spurs are shooting 34% which is 29th in the league.

So far this season, the Spurs have outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.7% of their games. In terms of free throw attempts, San Antonio is 28th in the league at 20.1 per game.

Suns Team Defense

In terms of defense, Suns is currently on par with the NBA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 114.4 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Suns’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.1% and allowing 36.5% from beyond the arc.

Spurs Team Defense

At this time, the Spurs’ defense is positioned 25th in the NBA, permitting 119.4 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Spurs squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.8% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.6% from downtown.

Key Players For The Suns And Spurs

In today’s game, we anticipate Kevin Durant leading the scoring for the Suns, contributing 28 points while shooting 10/19 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 27.6 points per game, along with 6.7 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Devin Vassell to be the top scorer for the Spurs. Our projection has him finishing the game with 20, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 47.3%, and he is contributing 19.4 points per game on average.

Suns vs Spurs Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Phoenix has an ATS record of just 3-7. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 117 points per game.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Spurs offense has averaged 112 points per game while allowing an average of 118. San Antonio posted an overall record of 2-8 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Suns have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Suns vs Spurs Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Suns vs. Spurs game, we suggest taking the Spurs at +9.5. Even though our predictions have the Suns winning 112-104, we see the Spurs as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 229 and our model has the Suns and Spurs finishing with a combined 216 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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