Suns vs. Cavaliers: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – April 3, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The Phoenix Suns (44-31) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (46-30) at Footprint Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The Suns are 5.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The over/under is set at 227 points for the matchup.

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Suns vs. Cavaliers Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Suns -5.5 227

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Injury Report as of April 3

Suns: Damion Lee: Out (Knee)

Cavaliers: Donovan Mitchell: Out (Injury Management), Isaac Okoro: Out (Toe), Craig Porter Jr.: Out (Illness), Ricky Rubio: Out (Personal), Ty Jerome: Out (Ankle), Dean Wade: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Cavaliers (+5.5)
Total Pick Under (227)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Suns vs. Cavaliers Stat Rankings

Suns Avg. (Rank) Cavaliers Avg. (Rank)
116.8 (10th) Points Scored 112.8 (19th)
114.1 (16th) Points Allowed 109.8 (6th)
44.3 (9th) Rebounds 43.5 (17th)
10.3 (19th) Off. Rebounds 9.8 (22nd)
12.3 (19th) 3pt Made 13.6 (7th)
27.0 (11th) Assists 28.1 (8th)
14.1 (25th) Turnovers 12.7 (17th)

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Suns Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 68 27.5 6.8 5.1 0.9 1.3 2.3
Devin Booker 61 27.4 4.7 6.9 0.9 0.4 2.2
Bradley Beal 46 17.6 4.2 5.1 1 0.4 1.7
Grayson Allen 69 13.4 3.8 3.1 0.9 0.6 2.7
Eric Gordon 62 11.5 1.9 2.1 0.9 0.5 2.3

Cavaliers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Darius Garland 52 17.8 2.6 6.6 1.2 0.1 2.3
Jarrett Allen 71 16.4 10.6 2.7 0.7 1.1 0
Evan Mobley 44 15.9 9.7 3.2 0.9 1.5 0.4
Caris LeVert 63 13.8 4.1 5.3 1.1 0.5 1.6
Max Strus 64 12.3 4.6 3.8 0.9 0.4 2.4

Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Suns are 31-42-2 this season.
  • Phoenix has an ATS record of 10-16-1 as 5.5-point favorites or more.
  • The Suns have seen 34 of their 75 games hit the over.
  • Phoenix’s games have had more than 227 points scored on 46 occasions this year.
  • The average total for Suns games this season has been 230.8, 3.8 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Against the spread, the Cavaliers are 36-38-2 this season.
  • Against the spread, as a 5.5-point underdog or more, Cleveland is 10-3.
  • There have been 37 Cavaliers games (out of 76) that hit the over this season.
  • Cleveland’s games have had over 227 points 32 times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.5 points higher than the average scoring total for Cavaliers games of 222.5.

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