Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Odds & Info
|Game||Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns|
|Date & Time||Friday June 11, 2021, 10:00 PM (EDT)|
Ball Arena Denver, CO
DEN -1.5 ; Total 222.5
The Phoenix Suns look to take a commanding 3-0 in their Western Conference semifinals best-of-seven series with a victory on Friday when visiting the Denver Nuggets. Phoenix leads the series 2-0 following a 123-98 victory in Game 2 on Wednesday. Chris Paul was the catalyst in the victory with 15 assists and no turnovers, while the leading scorer was Devin Booker with 18 points. Paul scored 17 points.
During the postseason, the leading scorer for Phoenix is Devin Booker with an average of 28.4 points per game, while Chris Paul is the leader in assists with an average of 9.1 per game. Deandre Ayton is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 16.4 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Phoenix is scoring an average of 108.6 points per game and shooting 47.0% overall and 36.2% from 3-point territory.
Denver is in a must win situation hosting Phoenix on Friday. The Nuggets cannot afford to trail 0-3 in the series. Recently named MVP Nikola Jokic was the leading scorer and rebounder for Denver in Wednesday's loss with 24 points and 13 rebounds. Denver shot poorly in the loss making only 40.0% of their shots overall and 32.6 from 3-point territory. The second leading scorers were Paul Millsap and Michael Porter Jr with 11 points each.
Nikola Jokic is leading Denver in scoring and rebounding during the postseason with averages of 31.1 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. Monte Morris is the leader in assists with an average of 5.7 assists per game. Denver has six players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 117.3 points per game. The Nuggets are shooting 40 6.8% overall and 39.3% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends
- Phoenix is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
- The OVER has cashed in 10 of the Suns last 12 on the road
- Denver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
- The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Nuggets last 9
Free NBA Pick:
Denver will bounce back with a strong effort on Friday at home and narrow the Phoenix lead to 2-1. The Nuggets have covered the number in seven of the last 10 at home against Phoenix and 14 of the last 20 overall against the Suns. Michael Porter Jr had a below average outing in Game 3’s loss, but at home on Friday will make life difficult for the Suns’ defenders. Nikola Jokic will also show why he was chosen NBA MVP earlier this week. Final Score Prediction, Denver Nuggets win and cover ATS 115-111.