NBA Betting Predictions: Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns
Tonight two teams that control their own playoff fates will contend when the Denver Nuggets travels to take on the Phoenix Suns. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the Suns as -4 point favorites at home against the Nuggets.
The Phoenix Suns picked up a big win at home Thursday in a close contest 93-90 over the Los Angeles Clippers. Shooting 44.6% from the floor and hitting 9 of their 24 three-point attempts. The Suns moved the ball around better with 33 assists to the 15 but they did get the ball stripped 11 times making 16 turnovers in the contest.
Sun’s Jared Dudley led all scorers in the game with 18 points on .500 shooting, hitting 4 out of his 7 three’s, and made 4 assists. Channing Frye also shot 500 going 5 for 10 and hitting 2 three-pointers for 16 points.Steve Nash made 13 points on 4 for 6 shooting hitting 2 out of 3 from behind the arc and making 6 dishes. Sebastian Telfair led the Phoenix bench in scoring with 13.
The Denver Nuggets who currently sit a game and a half above the Suns in the rakings dropped their last contest at home 104-98 against the Clippers. Denver came out swinging with a 34-22 run in the first quarter however were outscored the rest of the matchup.
Denver’s Ty Lawson led the game in scoring with 24 on great 9-14 shooting from the floor and hit 2 of his 3 from behind the arc to go with 6 assists. Al Harrington put up 14 from the bench while Kosta Koufos shot 5 for 6 putting up 12 points and 9 total rebounds. The Nuggets had no issues scoring with six players in double digits, they’re problem lied in the 17 turnovers.
NBA Betting Prediction: This is going to be a fun matchup with two teams vieing for one of the final two playoff spots. Both have been playing good basketball, so this should be a tight matchup. I like the Denver Nuggets with the points against the Sun, however like Phoenix to get a close margin victory at home tonight.
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