Suns vs. Cavaliers Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 3, 2024

The Phoenix Suns (44-31) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (46-30) at Footprint Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The Suns are 5.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has an over/under of 227 points.

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Spread: Cavaliers (+5.5) to Cover

  • The model favors the Suns by 2.4 points, a much smaller margin than the 5.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Cavaliers to cover.
  • Cleveland has gone 36-38-2 ATS this year.
  • The Cavaliers have been an underdog by 5.5 points or more 13 times this season, and covered the spread in 10 of those games.
  • Phoenix has gone 31-42-2 ATS this season.
  • The Suns have been favored by 5.5 points or more 27 times this season, and covered the spread in 10 of those contests.

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Total: Under 227

  • The model’s predicted total (226.7 points) and the DraftKings set total (227 points) are virtually the same for this contest.
  • Phoenix’s games have finished with more than 227 points 46 times so far this season.
  • So far this year, 32 Cleveland’s games have featured over 227 points scored.
  • Suns games have hit the over 34 out of 75 times this season.
  • The Cavaliers and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 37 out of 76 times this season.

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Moneyline Winner: Suns (-218)

  • Prediction: Suns 115, Cavaliers 112
  • Phoenix has entered the game as favorites 54 times this season and won 35, or 64.8%, of those games.
  • Cleveland has been chosen as underdogs in 26 games this year and has walked away with the win 11 times (42.3%) in those games.

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Jusuf Nurkic Points Prop: Under 11.5

  • Jusuf Nurkic averages 11.3 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, shooting 51.4% from the field.
  • The 11.5-point over/under for Nurkic on Wednesday is 0.2 higher than his scoring average.
  • He is 28-for-71 at going over his points prop this season.
  • At 112.8 points scored per game and 109.8 points allowed, the Cavaliers are 19th in the NBA on offense and sixth on defense.

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Max Strus Rebounds Prop: Under 3.5

  • Max Strus is putting up 12.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. He is making 42.1% of his shots from the floor and 34.8% from beyond the arc, with 2.4 triples per game.
  • He has collected 4.6 rebounds per game, 1.1 higher than his prop bet on Wednesday.
  • He has recorded more rebounds than his total in 33 of his 61 games with a prop set this season.
  • With 41.2 rebounds allowed per game, the Suns rank third-best in the league. They rank ninth in the league by grabbing 44.3 boards per contest.

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