Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Western Conference Semifinals Game 2 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Denver Nuggets are 4.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns at Ball Arena on Monday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The Nuggets have a 1-0 series lead. The matchup has an over/under of 227.5.

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Nuggets vs. Suns Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Monday, May 1, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena
  • Moneyline favorite: Nuggets (-189)
  • Spread: Nuggets (-4.5)
  • Total: 227.5

Nuggets vs. Suns Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Nuggets have covered the spread 44 times in 82 games with a set spread.
  • In games it has played as 4.5-point favorites or more, Denver has an ATS record of 24-20-1.
  • Games involving the Nuggets have hit the over 37 times this season.
  • Denver’s games this season have gone over 227.5 points 40 out of 82 times.
  • Nuggets games this season feature an average total of 228.3 points, a number 0.8 points higher than Monday’s over/under.
  • The Suns have covered the spread 41 times this season (41-38-3).
  • In games it has played as 4.5-point underdogs or more, Phoenix has an ATS record of 6-6-1.
  • Suns games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 40 times this year.
  • Phoenix has combined with its opponents to score more than 227.5 points in 41 of 82 games this season.
  • In 2022-23, games involving the Suns have averaged a total of 225.2 points, 2.3 fewer than this game’s set over/under.

Nuggets vs. Suns Statistics and Rankings

Nuggets Rank Nuggets AVG Suns AVG Suns Rank
12th 115.8 Points Scored 113.6 17th
8th 112.5 Points Allowed 111.6 6th
18th 43 Rebounds 44.2 11th
16th 10.1 Off. Rebounds 11.8 5th
18th 11.8 3pt Made 12.2 13th
2nd 28.9 Assists 27.3 3rd
20th 13.8 Turnovers 12.9 11th

Nuggets vs. Suns Stats and Trends

  • The Nuggets have covered the spread six times in their last 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • Denver and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • The last 10 Denver games averaged 225.3 total points, 2.2 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Nuggets have a points-per-game average 2.1 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • The Suns have gone 6-4 in their last 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span.
  • Seven of Phoenix’s last 10 contests have gone over the total.
  • Phoenix’s average total over the last 10 games is one points fewer than the 227.5 total listed for this matchup.
  • During the last 10 games, the Suns are averaging 3.6 more points than their season average of 113.6 PPG.

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