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Denver Nuggets at Phoenix Suns 10/20/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Odds & Info

Game Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets
Date & Time Wednesday October 20, 2021, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Phoenix Suns Arena Phoenix Suns Arena, Phoenix, USA
Latest odds
PHO -6 ; O/U 223.5
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The Denver Nuggets will be on the road in game one of the season to take on the Phoenix Suns at the Footprint Center. The Nuggets kick off this season looking for redemption after Their season ended in a four-game sweep to these Suns. phoenix struggled through the preseason due to injuries and inactive players but finished on a positive note with a 113-107 overtime win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The reigning MVP Nikola Jokic will again be relied on by Denver to lead this team as far as he can go. Jokic Lead Denver with 26.4 points per game a year ago to go along with a team high 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists per game.

The Phoenix Suns open the 2021=2022 season after a disappointing collapse in the finals a year ago. Phoenix ended their season last year losing four straight games to the Milwaukee Bucks after holding a 2-0 lead after the first two games of the NBA Finals.

Devin Booker will again be relied upon to score the ball as the team leader a year ago with 25.6 points per game in just under 34 minutes on the floor. Chris Paul resigned in the offseason bringing back a veteran presence that led phoenix with 8.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game a year ago.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Denver's last 11 games.
  • Denver are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Phoenix are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • Phoenix are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Free NBA Pick:

Phoenix Suns -6

The Phoenix Suns will kick this season off on a revenge tour after the Finals collapse from a year ago. Look for Phoenix to control the ball and pace of this game throughout leading to a big home win. The reigning MVP will play well but the Suns will again over power Denver down the stretch in route to a win to open the year. Final Score Prediction, the Phoenix Suns win and cover 121-109.

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