Thunder vs. Suns Prediction
Are the Thunder a good bet to cover the spread as a road favorite versus the Suns tonight at 9:00PM ET with both teams playing on no rest?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Suns are now 4.5-point home underdogs versus the Thunder after opening as a 3.5-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 225 and that's where it currently sits.
The Thunder enter play tonight having won six of their last 10 games and covering seven of their last 10, but did lose last night in Portland as a 1-point favorite. They're 34-26 against the spread overall this season, but just 13-17 against the number on the road.
The Suns upset the Hornets last night as a small home underdog but are still just 3-7 over their last 10 games and 5-5 against the spread over that stretch. They're 30-30 against the number on the season, which includes a 14-13 ATS mark at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Thunder have been a great bet in Phoenix, covering in eight of their last 11 games agianst the Suns on the road. They've also covered in four of their last five games, are 8-3 against the number in their last 11 games versus Western Conference opponents and have cashed in 16 of their last 21 games versus a team with a losing record. The Suns, meanwhile, have failed to cover in 27 of their last 36 games coming off a win and are winless at the betting window at 0-5 in their last five games against an opponent with a winning record.
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