Suns at Warriors - 4/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (38-37) at Golden State Warriors (61-13)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -12 -- Over/Under: 209.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TNT, CSNB
The Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday night at the ORACLE Arena.
The Phoenix Suns need to snap a four-game losing streak. On the season, the Suns are averaging 103.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting and are allowing 103.6 points 45 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 17.2 points and six assists while Markieff Morris is averaging 15.5 points and six rebounds. Gerald Green is dishing 1.2 assists and Marcus Morris is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting just 43.9 percent in their last five games and have pretty much no chance to get back in the playoff race. The Suns are shooting just 25 percent from deep during that stretch. The Suns have lost 10 of their last 14 games on the road. Marcus Thornton, Brandon Knight and Alex Len are questionable with injuries.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their 10-game winning streak. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 109.8 points on 47.8 percent shooting and are allowing 99 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 23.7 points and 7.8 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.8 points and 3.2 rebounds. Marreese Speights is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Harrison Barnes is dishing 1.4 assists. The Golden State Warriors are allowing just 40.4 percent shooting in their last five games and have yet to lose a game this season when allowing less than 100 points. The Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January 27th. Draymond Green is questionable with a shin injury.
The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Warriors are 39-16-2 ATS in their last 57 home games and 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Suns are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Golden State.
I don't like big chalk, especially considering the Warriors are likely going to start resting guys for the playoffs. Assuming GSW plays its key guys, this should be your typical blowout in Oracle.