Suns vs. Spurs Prediction
Are the struggling San Antonio Spurs giving up too many points at home when they face the Phoenix Suns tonight at 8:30PM ET?
533 Phoenix Suns at 534 San Antonio Spurs
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
8:30PM ET – AT&T Center
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Spurs are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -12.5 points against the Suns. The over/under total for the game is currently listed at 217.5 points. The public betting currently has 64 percent going on San Antonio at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Suns on massive skid
Phoenix is on a nine-game losing streak following a 123-119 OT loss at home against the Clippers. They did manage to cover for the first time in the nine-game streak in the loss on Monday. The Suns are 4-23 on the season, 1-12 on the road, 9-18 against the spread and 15-12 with the under.
Phoenix is putting up just 102.8 points per game this season while shooting 45.5 percent from the field. On defense, the Suns are giving up 114.2 points per game while allowing opponents to shoot 48.6 percent from the floor. The team is without top player, Devin Booker, who is dealing with a hamstring injury. Guards Jamal Crawford and Troy Daniels are both questionable to play tonight as well. T.J. Warren is currently leading the team with 17.1 points per game while Deandre Ayton is averaging 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per game.
Spurs win back-to-back
The San Antonio Spurs are coming off back-to-back wins and covers at home against the Lakers and the Jazz. The Spurs are now 13-14 on the season, 9-4 at home, 13-13-1 against the spread and 17-9-1 with the over.
The Spurs are putting up 110.3 points per game on offense this season while shooting 38.2 percent from 3-point land. Defensively, San Antonio is giving up 113.3 points per game while opponents shoot 48.3 percent from the floor. Pau Gasol remains out with a foot injury for San Antonio. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 24.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game to lead the team while LaMarcus Aldridge is adding 18.2 points and 9.9 rebounds per game.
NBA Betting Trends
The Suns have failed to cover in four straight road games and in just one of their last eight following a loss.
The Spurs are 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four games against Pacific opponents and 18-7 ATS in their last 25 home games.
The Suns showed a little life last night, but now have a quick turnaround while going on the road. The Spurs are showing a little life at home over their last two games. They beat the Jazz and Lakers by 13 each. Look for them to continue the upward swing against the struggling Suns and roll to an easy win.
NBA Prediction: San Antonio Spurs -12.5