Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

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The San Antonio Spurs (33-38) are underdogs (+8.5) as they try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (50-21) at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at AT&T Center. The game airs on BSSW. The matchup has an over/under of 225.5.

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Suns vs Spurs Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -8.5 -110 -110 225.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Phoenix's matchups this season, the Suns and their opponents have eclipsed Sunday's point total of 225.5 points 35 times (49.3% of opportunities).
  • 35 San Antonio games this year (49.3% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Sunday's over/under of 225.5 points.
  • The Suns average 115.2 points per game against the Spurs' 110.9, totaling 0.6 points over the game's point total of 225.5.
  • The 222 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 3.5 fewer than the 225.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Suns games is 1.0 points fewer than the over/under of 225.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.9 points more than the average over/under in Spurs' games this season (223.6 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 40-30-1 record against the spread this season.
  • When they are at least 8.5-point favorites, the Suns have a winning ATS record of 9-8.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over in 52.1% of games (37 out of 71 matchups).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, racking up 25.6 points per game.
  • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.9 assists per game and Deandre Ayton paces the team with 10.5 rebounds per matchup.
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, hitting 2.5 per game.
  • Phoenix's blocks leader is Ayton, who collects 1.2 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/15/2021 Spurs 140-103 PHO Yes Away -26.5 229.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/13/2021 Trail Blazers 118-117 PHO Yes Home -2.5 222.5 -160 135 Regular Season No Over
5/11/2021 Warriors 122-116 GS Yes Away -7.5 240.5 -400 310 Regular Season No Under
5/9/2021 Lakers 123-110 LAL No Away +6.5 243.5 525 -750 Regular Season No Under
5/7/2021 Knicks 128-105 PHO Yes Home -1.5 228.5 -135 110 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 4-6 5-5-0 234.6 120.2 114.4 +0.5 37.7%

Suns Injuries

Suns: Deandre Ayton: Out (Knee), Abdel Nader: Out (Knee), Cameron Johnson: Out (Wrist)

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Spurs Betting Data

  • San Antonio has a losing record against the spread, going 34-35 ATS (covering only 49.3% of the time).
  • The Spurs have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 8.5 points or more, going 2-3 against the spread.
  • In the majority of San Antonio's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (36 out of 69 games, 52.2%).

Spurs Key Players

  • DeMar DeRozan collects 21.6 points and adds 7.0 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Spurs' leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Jakob Poeltl's stat line of 7.9 rebounds, 8.5 points and 2.0 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the San Antonio rebounding leaderboard.
  • Patty Mills is the top scorer from distance for the Spurs, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
  • Dejounte Murray (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for San Antonio while Poeltl (1.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Spurs Last 10 Games

Spurs Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Spurs Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/15/2021 Suns 140-103 PHO No Home +26.5 229.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/13/2021 Knicks 102-98 NY No Away +3.5 200.5 155 -190 Regular Season No Under
5/12/2021 Nets 128-116 BKN No Away +11.5 235.5 675 -1100 Regular Season No Over
5/10/2021 Bucks 146-125 SA Yes Home -15.5 264.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/8/2021 Trail Blazers 124-102 POR No Away +13.5 222.5 825 -1400 Regular Season No Over
Spurs Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
2-8 3-7 6-4-0 233.7 112.2 121.5 -4.7 39.4%

Spurs Injuries

Spurs: Rudy Gay: Out (Heel), Derrick White: Out For Season (Ankle), Trey Lyles: Out (Ankle), Luka Samanic: Out (Hand), Dejounte Murray: Out (Back), DeMar DeRozan: Out (Rest), Jakob Poeltl: Out (Rest)

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