Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 24

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 24, 2022, 5:38 PM
  • The Nuggets (34-25) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Suns (49-10)
  • Total (Over/Under): 231.5 points
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 9:00pm EDT
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The Phoenix Suns visit Ball Arena to take on the Denver Nuggets on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:00pm EDT in Denver.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 40-33 against the spread, while the Nuggets are 34-39 against the spread.

The Suns vs Nuggets Over/Under is 231.5 total points for the game.


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Suns vs. Nuggets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns+3.5 -110O 231.5 -110135
Denver Nuggets -3.5 -110U 231.5 -110-165

Against the spread this NBA season, the Suns have gone:

  • 40-33 against the Spread (+3.7 Units / 4.61% ROI)
  • 59-14 against the Moneyline (+30.35 Units / 11.11% ROI)
  • 39-34 against the Over for game total points (+1.55 Units / 1.93% ROI)
  • 34-39 against the Under for game total points (-8.9 Units / -11.09% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Moneyline in 58 of their last 69 games (+36.20 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the 2H Moneyline in 51 of their last 69 games (+23.66 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 41 of their last 60 games (+21.26 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have hit the Team Total Over in 16 of their last 21 games (+10.27 Units / 42% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 3Q Spread in 22 of their last 33 away games (+10.00 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 59 games (-14.50 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the Team Total Under in 29 of their last 67 games (-13.93 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 73 games (-13.54 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 72 games (-10.77 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 70 games (-9.80 Units / -13% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nuggets have gone:

  • 34-39 against the Spread (-8.9 Units / -11.08% ROI)
  • 43-30 against the Moneyline (-9.3 Units / -5.58% ROI)
  • 41-31 against the Over for game total points (+6.9 Units / 8.59% ROI)
  • 31-41 against the Under for game total points (-14.1 Units / -17.56% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 1H Game Total Over in 40 of their last 61 games (+19.16 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Game Total Over in 39 of their last 61 games (+15.90 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 57 games (+14.10 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 42 of their last 73 games (+10.05 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Team Total Over in 23 of their last 34 games (+9.90 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 21 of their last 60 games (-33.12 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 22 of their last 67 games (-25.36 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the Game Total Under in 21 of their last 61 games (-21.90 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 27 of their last 73 games (-20.41 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 3Q Spread in 22 of their last 61 games (-19.81 Units / -30% ROI)

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Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

The Nuggets were 7-3 (.700) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

The Nuggets are 43-18 (.705) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Nuggets are 34-11 (.756) when scoring 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

The Nuggets are 14-5 (.737) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

Injury Report: Nuggets vs. Suns - Thursday's Game, Mar. 24

  • Zeke Nnaji (Nuggets): Nnaji is out for Thursday's (Mar. 24) game against Phoenix.
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets): Porter Jr. has been cleared for on-court contact and is hoping to return sometime in March, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Jamal Murray (Nuggets): Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Cameron Johnson (Suns): Johnson did not play in Wednesday's game (Mar. 23) against the Timberwolves.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Denver Nuggets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 14.7 assists per game (633 assists/43 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

The Nuggets have 18.0 free throw attempts per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Nuggets have averaged 8.7 offensive rebounds per game (376 rebounds/43 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Nuggets are shooting 50% (2,609/5,184) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

Denver Nuggets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (164 blocks/43 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (249 blocks/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets stole the ball 582 times last season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (487 blocks/115 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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