Thunder vs. Suns Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Over Cash when Suns host Thunder? 3/2/18

Is the over a good play for bettors tonight in Phoenix where the Suns will host the Thunder at 9:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

(815) Oklahoma City Thunder at (816) Phoenix Suns

Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:00 p.m. ET

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Thunder are 8-point road favorites to beat the Suns while the over/under sits at 225.5.

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LINE MOVEMENT

The Thunder opened as 8-point home favorites at online sportsbooks and that's where the line currently sits at the majority of books. As for the total, the number hit the board at 223 but has been bet up to 226.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 65% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Thunder to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 68% of the betting tickets are on the over.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

Andre Roberson (leg) is out for the year for the Thunder, while Tyson Chandler (neck) and TJ Warren (tailbone) are questionable for the Suns.

BETTING STRATEGY

The over is 18-8 in the last 26 meetings between these two teams. It is also 5-2 in the Thunder's last seven games overall, is 8-3 in their last 11 games coming off a win, and is 4-1 in their last five Western Conference matchups. On the other side, the over is 5-0 in the Suns' last five home games versus a team with a losing road record and is 20-8 in their last 28 games coming off a win.

 

OUR PREDICTION: THUNDER/SUNS OVER 225.5

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