Suns vs. Warriors Prediction

NBA Predictions: Suns vs. Warriors Betting Total Set Too High? 2/12/18

Is the betting total for tonight’s Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors matchup at 10:30 p.m. ET set too high?

WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Warriors are 15-point road favorites to beat the Suns, who opened as 15.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 228.5 but was bet up to 232, which is where it sits now.

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WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Golden State. As of this writing, 71% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Suns to cover the point spread tonight. Meanwhile, 66% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the over.

WHO WE LIKE: The over. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and has cashed in 20 of the last 27 meetings between these two teams in Oakland. Meanwhile, the over is 7-2 in the Warriors’ last nine home games, is 11-4 in their last 15 games against Western Conference foes, and is 7-1 in their last eight home games against an opponent with a losing road record.

On the other side, the over has cashed in four of the Suns’ last five games overall and is 5-1 in their last six games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game. The over is also 35-16 in Phoenix’s last 51 games against an opponent with a win percentage above .600.


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