The Phoenix Suns (31-21) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (24-25) on Saturday, February 10th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on ABC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:30 ET.
Suns vs Warriors
The Suns Are Coming Off A Win
In their last game, the Suns defeated the Jazz with a final score of 129-115. At the beginning of the second half, the Suns were leading 75-66.
In the Suns’ last five games, they have gone 4-1 and have an overall record of 31-21. Out of their 52 games, the Suns are 18-14 vs. Western Conference opponents and 13-7 in non-conference games.
Phoenix currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 21-30 at this point. When playing on the road, the Suns hold an ATS record of 12-13 in contrast to a 9-17 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win
The Warriors took down the Pacers in their most recent game with a final score of 131-109. At the beginning of the second half, the Warriors were leading 70-58.
With their upcoming game vs. the Suns, the Warriors are 24-25 overall and are trying to reach .500. In the Western Conference, they have gone 12-19 and are 12-6 in non-conference games.
Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 25-23 so far this season. The Warriors maintain an ATS record of 15-8 on the road, while they have a 10-15 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
Suns Offense Breakdown
The Suns arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 117.5 points per game (12th).
Phoenix has been one of the most efficient shooting teams in the NBA this season, ranking 3rd in field goal percentage and 3rd in true shooting percentage. However, they are just 22nd in three-pointers made per game and 26th in three-point attempts.
When it comes to scoring, the Suns are 12th in the league at 117.5 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 20th at 98.2 possessions per game.
So far, Phoenix has outscored the NBA scoring average in 55.8% of their games. When playing on the road, the Suns are averaging 117.8 points per game compared to 117.2 at home.
Warriors Offense Breakdown
Coming into today’s action, Golden State is averaging 119.2 points per contest. This figure places them 6th in the league.
At home, the Warriors are averaging 118.3 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. So far this season, they have outscored the league average in 61.2% of their games. In terms of pace, Golden State is 9th in the league with 100 possessions per game.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors are 4th in both makes and attempts. Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc. In terms of two-point shooting, Golden State is 17th in the league at 54%.
So far this season, the Warriors have made an average of 17.7 free throws per game, which is 17th in the NBA. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th at 47%.
Suns Team Defense
At this time, the Suns’ defense is positioned 15th in the NBA, permitting 114.4 points per game. The Suns defense is coming off a game in which they held the Jazz offense to just 59.1% shooting. Overall, they gave up 115 points to Utah.
Warriors Team Defense
So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 21st in the league at 117.9 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Warriors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.6% while allowing 35.9% from downtown.
Key Players For The Suns And Warriors
Our projections for today’s game indicate that Devin Booker will be the primary scorer for the Suns, with 27 points and going 9/18 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 27.9 points per game, in addition to 4.7 rebounds.
On the flip side, our predictions place Stephen Curry as the leading scorer for the Warriors. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 27 while also collecting 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 46.4% and is averaging 28 points per contest.
Suns vs Warriors Trends
- Across their last five road contests, Phoenix has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 122 points per game.
- In their last three home games, Golden State has averaged 122 points per game while allowing 103. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-0 while going 3-0 vs. the spread.
- In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Warriors have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 4-1.
- Phoenix has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
Our bet is on the Suns for a win, and we project the score to be 126-124. Additionally, we expect them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to wager on the Suns with the spread at -1.5.
Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 239.5, and our model predicts the Suns and Warriors to score a combined 250 points. We recommend betting on the over.
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