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The Phoenix Suns (4-1) are to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Denver Nuggets (1-3) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, January 1, 2021 at Ball Arena. The matchup airs on ALT. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 1, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Suns Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 1

Nuggets:
Greg Whittington: Day To Day (Left knee),
JaMychal Green: Day To Day (Calf),
Jamal Murray: Day To Day (Elbow)

Suns:
Abdel Nader: Out (Concussion),
Jalen Smith: Out (Ankle)

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Suns (+4)

Pick OU:
Under ()

Prediction:
Suns 117 Nuggets 106
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Nuggets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Jokic 73 19.9 9.7 7.0 1.2 0.6 1.1
Jamal Murray 59 18.5 4.0 4.8 1.1 0.3 1.9
Will Barton 58 15.1 6.3 3.7 1.1 0.5 1.9
Paul Millsap 51 11.6 5.7 1.6 0.9 0.6 1.1
Gary Harris 56 10.4 2.9 2.1 1.4 0.3 1.3

Suns Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Booker 5 20.2 4.4 4.2 1.4 0.4 1.8
Mikal Bridges 5 15.6 6.0 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.8
Cameron Johnson 5 14.4 2.4 1.0 0.8 0.6 2.4
Jae Crowder 5 12.0 5.6 2.2 0.8 0.2 2.6
Chris Paul 5 11.6 3.8 9.2 0.8 0.2 1.0

Suns Player Props

  • Devin Booker’s points prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 5.3 points greater than his season average of 20.2.
  • Deandre Ayton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 4.3 higher than his season average of 23.2.
  • Mikal Bridges’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.3 shots less than his season average of 2.8.
  • Booker’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.9 steals lower than his season average of 1.4.

Shooting Trends

  • The Nuggets shot 47.3% from the field last season, 0.1 percentage points higher than the 47.2% the Suns allowed to opponents.
  • Denver had a 33-14-4 record against the spread and a 38-13 straight-up record in games it shot better than 47.2% from the field.
  • Phoenix had a 25-10-2 record against the spread and a 24-13 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 47.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Suns’ 46.8% shooting percentage from the field last season was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Nuggets allowed to their opponents (46.5%).
  • Last season, Phoenix had a 27-13 record against the spread and a 26-14 record overall in games the team collectively shot better than 46.5% from the field.
  • Last season, Denver had a 33-15-1 record against the spread and a 40-10 straight up record when it allowed opponents to shoot over 46.8% from the field.
  • The Nuggets’ 36.3% three-point shooting percentage last season was the same as opponents of the Suns shot from deep.
  • Denver went 25-13-2 against the spread and 30-10 overall when it shot better than 36.3% from distance.
  • Phoenix went 25-7-2 against the spread while putting up a 24-10 straight-up record when its opponents shot over 36.3% from downtown.
  • The Suns’ three-point shooting percentage last season (35.8%) was only 0.3 percentage points lower than opponents of the Nuggets averaged (36.1%).
  • Phoenix went 23-12 against the spread and 23-12 overall when shooting above 36.1% as a team from three-point range.
  • Denver went 29-15-2 ATS and 35-12 overall in games it shot above 35.8% from deep.
  • The Nuggets hit 11.2 three-pointers per game last season, just 0.2 fewer made shots on average than the 11.4 per game the Suns gave up.
  • Phoenix went 23-8-1 against the spread and 22-10 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Denver made fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it was 17-30 ATS and 20-27 straight up.
  • The Nuggets ranked 24th in the NBA in made three-pointers a season ago, while the Suns gave up the eighth-fewest made threes in the league.

Nuggets vs Suns Stat Rankings

Nuggets Rank Nuggets AVG Suns AVG Suns Rank
19th 110.5 Points Scored 113.6 10th
11th 109.3 Points Allowed 113.4 20th
19th 43.4 Rebounds 43.5 25th
5th 10.5 Off. Rebounds 9.8 21st
24th 11.2 3pt Made 11.4 20th
4th 25.9 Assists 27.2 1st
7th 13.1 Turnovers 14.2 18th

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