Suns vs. Thunder - 2/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (38-14) at Phoenix Suns (14-38)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +12 -- Over/Under: 218.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSOK, FSAZ
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Phoenix Suns meet Monday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 14 games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 109.7 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 101.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.7 points and 8.1 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24 points and 10 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 1.9 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.9 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won nine of their last 12 road games.
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The Phoenix Suns need a win in order to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.4 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Markieff Morris is averaging 11.1 points and 5.1 rebounds while Devin Booker is averaging 10.7 points and 1.5 assists. Mirza Teletovic is grabbing three rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing 1.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six of their last seven home games.
The Thunder are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 road games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Suns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Thunder are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Phoenix.
The Suns remain unbackable as they're in full tank mode and continue to have key players drop like flies. This game is either Thunder or skip due to the Suns stinking up the joint and failing to cover.