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Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Prediction & Betting Tips 1/31/2024

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Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2024:
  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • The Suns should also cover at -3.5
  • Our NBA model projects 226 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Preview

At 8:30 ET, the Brooklyn Nets will host the Phoenix Suns at the Barclays Center. The Suns are favored by 3.5 points and the over/under line is set at 232.5. The game will be televised on ABC.

Phoenix is currently 6th in the Western Conference with a record of 27-20, while Brooklyn is 11th in the East at 19-27. The Nets are on a two-game win streak.

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Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Suns are averaging 115 points per game, compared to the Nets at 113. These figures have led to Phoenix posting a record of 2-1.

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Suns offense has averaged 120 points per game while allowing an average of 116. Phoenix posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home games, Brooklyn has an ATS record of just 1-9. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 107 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Brooklyn has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Suns have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 3-6-1.

Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Prediction

In their last game against the Heat, the Suns won 118-105 as 2.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 230 points.

Phoenix has won three straight games at home, and they are 14-11 overall at home this season. As the favorite, the Suns are 22-12 this season and 11-22 ATS as the favorite.

On the road, Phoenix is 13-9 this season and 10-12 against the spread. They are favored by 3.5 points today and have gone 5-8 straight-up as the favorite.

Against the Western Conference, the Suns are 17-14 compared to 10-6 in non-conference games. This puts them in 6th place in the West, and they are 3rd in the Pacific Division.

The Suns’ O/U record for the season is 23-24, and their games have averaged 230.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 232.5 is slightly higher than their season average of 230.9.

The Suns are one of the NBA’s most efficient teams, ranking 6th in field goal percentage and 5th in true shooting percentage. However, they are just 13th in scoring at 116.4 points per game.

When playing on the road, Phoenix is averaging 115.9 points per contest. For the season, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.2% of their games.

From beyond the arc, the Suns are 11th in three-point shooting at 37%. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league at 97.9 possessions per game.

At present, the Suns’ defense is ranked 15th, allowing 114.2 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Suns’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.2% and allowing 37.0% from beyond the arc.

The Nets have won two straight games and will look to keep it going as they host the Suns. In their last game, the Nets defeated the Jazz by a score of 147-114. The over/under line for that game was 236 points.

As the underdog, the Nets have a record of 8-22 this season. They are also 13-15 against the spread as the underdog and have covered the spread in two straight games. Today, they are 3.5-point underdogs.

This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 23-23 and their games have averaged 228.9 points per game. Today’s over/under line is set at 232.5 points.

Against the Western Conference, the Nets are 6-13 compared to 13-14 against the East. In the East, they are currently in 11th place and 4th in the Atlantic Division.

This season, the Nets are scoring 114 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. At home, they are averaging 115.2 points per game.

So far, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 43.5% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league at 97.9 possessions per game.

Brooklyn is 26th in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 26th in the league at 52%. However, they are 7th in three-pointers made per game at 13.8.

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 114.9 points per game. Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.5% and 37.9% from three-point territory.

Our projections indicate that the Suns should come out top with a projected score of 117-109.

Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Betting Tips

  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • The Suns should also cover at -3.5
  • Our NBA model projects 226 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Ben Simmons – Knee – Probable
  • Dorian Finney-Smith – Ankle – Out
  • Day’Ron Sharpe – Knee – Out
  • Dariq Whitehead – Shin – Out

Phoenix Suns Injury Report

  • Damion Lee – Knee – Out
  • Grayson Allen – Ankle – Questionable
  • Bol Bol – Foot – Questionable

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