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Denver Nuggets at Phoenix Suns 6/9/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Odds & Info

Game Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets
Date & Time Wednesday June 9, 2021, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Phoenix Suns Arena
Latest odds
PHO -6 ; Total 221.5
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In Wednesday night NBA playoff action, the Denver Nuggets will try to steal one on the road when they take on the Phoenix Suns. The third-seeded Nuggets are playing without G Jamal Murray and won 22 of their 36 road games during the regular season. On Monday, Denver shot just six free throws and trailed by as many as 20 points during the second half of a 122-105 road loss.

All-Star C Nikola Jokic tallied a team-high 22 points on 10-for-23 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds. Michael Porter Jr. added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Nuggets.

The Phoenix Suns won 27 of their 36 home games during the regular season and rank second this postseason in defensive efficiency. In Game One, Phoenix outscored Denver by 18 points in the second half and won the rebounding battle by a 44-41 margin. The Suns assisted on 30 of their 46 made field goals and shot a sizzling 54 percent overall. 

All five Phoenix starters scored in double figures and were led by Mikal Bridges with 23 points on 8-for-12 from the field. Chris Paul and Devin Booker chipped in 21 points apiece for the Suns.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Nuggets are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Suns are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as a home favorite.
  • Under is 5-2 in Nuggets last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
  • Under is 5-2 in Suns last 7 games as a home favorite.
  • Nuggets are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Phoenix.

Free NBA Pick:

UNDER 221.5

Denver G/F Will Barton (hamstring) has not appeared yet this postseason and hopes to play in this series. The Nuggets were called out by head coach Michael Malone for being too soft on Monday. Look for Denver to be more focused defensively and keep this game under the total. Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Suns win 109-103.

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