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Here is our expert Denver vs. Phoenix NBA gambling prediction & free pick.The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns will face off on Thursday, May 11th, 2023 at the Footprint Center. The Nuggets are currently leading the series 3-2 and can clinch a spot in the Western Conference Finals with a win, while the Suns will be looking to force a Game 7.
2023 NBA Handicapping – Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns
(3-2) Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns (2-3)
Date: Thursday, May 11th
Time: 10:00 PM EST
Venue: Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Moneyline: Nuggets +134 | Suns -164 (Bet Now!)
ATS Odds: Suns -3.5
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Denver vs. Phoenix NBA Gambling Odds
In terms of the betting odds, the Suns are favored to win with a -3.5 point spread, and the moneyline odds are Nuggets +134 and Suns -164. The total betting line for the game is set at 226.5.
The Nuggets have had a strong season, with a 49-40-1 record against the spread and one of the best offenses in the league. Their star player, Nikola Jokic, registered his fourth playoff triple-double of 2023 in the last game and will be a key player to watch.
On the other side, the Suns have been struggling in the playoffs when their star players, Kevin Durant and Devin Booker, don’t score 30 points. They will need a big performance from both players if they want to extend the series.
Denver vs. Phoenix Season Series
Looking at the season series, the teams split the four games with the Nuggets winning two games in December and January, while the Suns won two games in March and April.
Overall, the Nuggets have looked strong in the series and have won all three of their games by double digits. While the Suns will be fighting hard to force a Game 7, our pick is for the Nuggets to cover the spread and wrap up the series with a 119-111 victory.
Denver vs. Phoenix Stats
|Points Per Game||115.80||113.60|
|Points Per Game Allowed||110.41||107.33|
|Possessions Per Game||97.90||98.00|
|Field Goal %||50.40||46.70|
|Made Three-Pointers Per Game||11.80||12.20|
Nuggets vs. Suns Gambling Trends
It’s worth noting that the Nuggets have covered the spread in six of their last eight games against the Suns, while the Suns are 0-6 ATS in their last six Thursday games. The Nuggets have a 3-2 over/under record and a 3-2 record straight up in their last 5 games. As underdogs, they have a 1-2 record against the spread in their last 3 games. Meanwhile, the Phoenix Suns have a 3-2 over/under record and a 2-3 record straight up in their last 5 games, with a 2-1 record against the spread as favorites in their last 3 games.
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