The Phoenix Suns (8-5) square off against the Denver Nuggets (7-7) as just favorites on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 22, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Suns vs Nuggets Betting Odds
Injury Report as of January 22
Damian Jones: Out (Health Protocols),
Jalen Smith: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Dario Saric: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Michael Porter Jr.: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)
|Spread Pick||Suns (-1.5)|
|Total Pick||Over (218)|
|Prediction||Suns 113, Nuggets 108|
The FanDuel line for this game has the Suns favored by 1.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (5.0 points). Put your money on the Suns.
The model projects a total 3.9 points higher than the one set by FanDuel for this matchup.
Suns Key Players
Suns Player Props
- Devin Booker’s points prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 2.3 points higher than his season average of 22.2.
- Chris Paul’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 1.3 higher than his season average of 26.2.
- Cameron Johnson’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 2.5.
- Booker’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals less than his season average of 1.0.
Nuggets Key Players
Nuggets Player Props
- Nikola Jokic’s rebounding prop total for the game is listed at 10.5 boards, 1.0 rebound less than his season average of 11.5.
- JaMychal Green’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.7 shots less than his season average of 2.2.
- Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.
- This season, the Suns have a 46.8% shooting percentage from the field, which is 1.1% lower than the 47.9% of shots the Nuggets’ opponents have hit.
- In games Phoenix shoots higher than 47.9% from the field, it is 6-1 against the spread and 6-1 overall.
- Denver has a 3-3 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 46.8% of their shots from the field.
- The Nuggets are shooting 48% from the field, 1.8% higher than the 46.2% the Suns’ opponents have shot this season.
- Denver is 3-5 against the spread and 5-3 overall when it shoots higher than 46.2% from the field.
- This season, Phoenix has a 6-2 record against the spread and a 6-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot over 48% from the field.
- The Suns are knocking down 36.1% of their three-point shots this season, 2.4% lower than the 38.5% the Nuggets allow opponents to shoot from deep.
- Phoenix is 5-1 against the spread and 5-1 overall when it shoots better than 38.5% from distance.
- Denver is 3-3 against the spread while putting up a 5-1 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 36.1% from three-point distance.
- The Nuggets are making 37.3% of their shots from three-point distance, which is only one percentage point greater than the 36.3% the Suns’ opponents are averaging on the season.
- Denver has a 3-5 ATS record and is 4-4 straight-up when the team makes more than 36.3% of its three-point attempts.
- Phoenix has a 4-2 ATS record and a 4-2 straight-up record this season when it hits more than 37.3% of its three-point attempts.
- The Suns hit 13.5 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.5 more makes per game than the Nuggets allow 13.
- When Phoenix makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 7-3 against the spread and 7-3 overall. When Denver is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 1-7 ATS and 2-6 straight up.
- The Nuggets are the 14th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Suns allow the fewest makes from deep.
Suns vs Nuggets Stat Rankings
|Suns Rank||Suns AVG||Nuggets AVG||Nuggets Rank|
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