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Spurs vs Suns NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: San Antonio Spurs at Phoenix Suns
  • Where: Phoenix at Footprint Center
  • Date: Tuesday, April 4th
  • Betting Odds PHO -18.5, SA +1160 | PHO -2880 O/U OFF

So far, the Spurs have put together an overall record of 20-58, while going 32-46-0 vs the spread. In the teams past 3 games, their overall mark sits at 1-2. San Antonio is 2-1 vs the spread in these matchups.

San Antonio is going for yet another win, as they previously defeated the Kings. With the 142-134 victory, they also covered the spread as 17 point underdogs. In the game, San Antonio was able to hold on to their first half lead, as they led the Kings by 5 going into the second half. Leading the team in scoring was Doug McDermott, as he contributed 30 points while hitting 60.0% of his shots.

The Suns come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 43-35. So far, the team has gone 41-35-2 against the spread. Phoenix comes into the game having rattled off 5 straight wins. In these victories, the team has an average scoring margin of 11.6 points per game

The Suns will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Thunder by a score of 128-118. Heading into the game, they were 5 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Phoenix played well enough in the second half to prevent the Thunder from making things interesting down the stretch, as they led by 14 going into halftime. Leading the team in scoring was Kevin Durant, as he contributed 35 points while hitting 61.9% of his shots.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Suns picked up the 133-95 win over the Spurs. The Suns point margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 10.0 point favorite. So far this season, the Suns have a record of 2-0 vs the Spurs. Similar to their season-long average, the Spurs averaged 108.0 points per game vs the Suns. Just like the Spurs, the Suns maintained their usual level of scoring in head-to-head matchups, averaging 114.75 points per game vs San Antonio. Across the previous 5 meetings between the teams, the Suns have an average scoring margin of +15 points per game, leading to an ATS mark of 3-2. In these matchups, the teams have put together an over-under mark of 1-4. Combined, they averaged 227 points in these games.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

Through 78 games, the Spurs are averaging 112.5 points per contest, placing them 24th in the NBA. So far, San Antonio is averaging 101.8 possessions per game, making them one of the more up-tempo teams in the league. Although the Spurs offense does a good job generating possessions, their poor shooting numbers are a key reason for their poor scoring numbers. So far, the team has an effective field goal percentage of just 52.5%.

Currently, the Spurs defense is ranked 23rd in points allowed. So far, opposing teams are averaging 113.04 points per game vs the unit.

Against the Suns, look for Tre Jones to take on a bigger offensive role for the Spurs. In his 64 games, Jones is averaging 12.5 points per game, while hitting 45.1% of his field goal attempts. But given the team’s current leading scorer Keldon Johnson is listed as doubtful, Jones is the lead candidate to carry the team’s scoring load. For the season, he is 191st in the league in usage rate. In today’s game, he will be matched up against a Phoenix defense that is ranked 20th in points allowed to point-guards.

The Suns come into today’s game as the 19th ranked scoring offense at 113.6 points per game. When looking at the team’s pace of play, the Suns are currently below the league average in possessions per game, averaging just 97.9 per contest. Even though the Suns are one of the more efficient 3-point shooting teams in the NBA at 37.6%, their slower-style of play may be holding back the team’s offense from fully taking off.

Against the Spurs, the Suns will look to continue their strong defensive play. For the year, they are the 9th ranked unit at 107.33 points per game.

Shooting Guard Devin Booker currently leads the Suns at 28.0 points per game. For the season, he is 14th in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 22.5% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Booker is averaging 4.5 boards and 5.5 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 13th ranked defense at defending shooting guards. Kevin Durant enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 45 games, he is averaging 29.3 and is 12th in the league in player efficiency rating.

Spurs vs Suns Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Suns -18.5
  • Free Total Prediction: Over OFF