Looking to win big? The Nets and Suns face off at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The Suns are hosting the game at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ. The BetRivers NY odds for this non-conference game currently have the Suns as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 228.5 points.
Brooklyn Nets Preview
Facing the Suns today, the Nets look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 12-10. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 8th, and they are 4th in the Atlantic division.
Against the spread, Brooklyn are currently above .500, at 16-5 ATS. As the favorite this season, Brooklyn is 8-1 vs. the spread while going 8-4 as the underdog.
The Nets’ offense wrapped up their last game with 118 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 117 points per contest. Nets has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 12.3 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 39% while ranking 20th in terms of pace.
At present, the Nets’ defense is ranked 19th, allowing 114.0 points per game.
Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.0% and 36.1% from three-point territory.
Phoenix Suns Preview
Looking at the Suns’ previous ten games, they are 6-4 and face the Nets with an overall mark of 13-10. Away from home, the Suns have a 7-4 record this season, while maintaining a 6-6 record in their home games.
So far, Phoenix’s ATS record is below .500 at 10-13. On the road, the Suns have an ATS record of 5-6, as opposed to a 5-7 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their most recent game, the Suns’ offense tallied 119 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 115.3 points per game. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of Phoenix’s offense, as they average just 32.2 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 98 possessions per contest.
At present, the Suns’ defense is ranked 13th, allowing 113.1 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 14.3 per game, which is 24th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 1st in blocked shots at 6.9 per game.
Last season, the Nets and Suns did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Suns have the leg up at 3-0. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 229 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-0. As the host vs. the Nets, the Suns have gone 1-2 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Nets in New York
As the underdogs with a spread of +4, we recommend going with the Nets on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline. Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 228.5, and our model predicts the Nets and Suns to score a combined 223 points. We recommend betting on the under.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Nets +4
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Under 228.5