Suns vs. Warriors - 3/9/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (48-12) at Phoenix Suns (33-31)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +5.5 -- Over/Under: 218 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSAZ
The Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns meet Monday night at the US Airways Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 109.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting and are allowing 99.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 23.8 points and 7.8 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. Draymond Green is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Marreese Speights is shooting 49.5 percent from the field. The Golden State Warriors have topped 100 points in six straight games and are coming off a win over the Clippers in which they shot 50 percent from the field. The Warriors only weakness so far is that 10 of their 12 losses have come on the road.
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The Phoenix Suns look for a win after splitting their last eight games. On the season, the Suns are averaging 105.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting and are allowing 104.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 17 points and six assists while Markieff Morris is averaging 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds. Brandon Knight is dishing five assists and Gerald Green is shooting 40.8 percent from the field. The Phoenix Suns are shooting just 39.4 percent from the field in their last five games. The Suns poor offense lately has to change if they’re going to make a late run at one of the last playoff spots in the West. Alex Len is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Warriors are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games and 10-3 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Pacific. The Suns are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 vs. Western Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Warriors are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Phoenix and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
With the way the Warriors are playing, it's tough to bet against them. Also, the Suns are shooting well, which is a bad combo when playing an offensive powerhouse in Golden State.