Suns vs. Warriors - 11/9/14 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (4-0) at Phoenix Suns (3-3)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:00 pm (US Airways Center)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -1 -- Over/Under: 209.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSAZ
The Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns play Sunday night at the US Airways Center.
The Golden State Warriors improve to 5-0 on the season with a Saturday victory over the Houston Rockets. The Warriors are getting terrific play on the offensive side of the ball, as Stephen Curry has 62 points and 12 assists in his last two games, while Draymond Green is 14-26 from the field in his last two contests. Klay Thompson is 6-17 from downtown in his last three games and Andre Iguodala is coming off his best game with a 15-point, four-rebound performance. Defensively, the Golden State Warriors are allowing 93.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting from the field. The Warriors have won five straight regular season games when holding a team under 100 points. Right now, the Warriors are looking like the best team in the NBA and will be hard to beat as long as they can keep this production up on both sides of the ball.
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The Phoenix Suns have lost three of their last four games and will play their third straight at home. The Suns are being led by their offense that’s averaging 103.2 points per game on 44.9 percent shooting from the field. Markieff Morris leads the Suns with 17.3 points and 6.5 rebounds, while Isaiah Thomas is scoring 16 points on 50.7 percent shooting off the bench. Eric Bledsoe has scored 46 points and has 12 assists in his last two games. The Suns have won five of their last seven games when they’ve scored 100-plus points. Defensively, the Phoenix Suns are allowing 104.7 points on 44 percent shooting. The lack of defense has really killed the Suns so far this season and has kept them from getting off to a better start.
The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Suns are 38-16-1 ATS in their last 55 games playing on 1 days rest and 11-2 ATS in their last 13 Sunday games. The Warriors are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Phoenix and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Golden State Warriors are the best team in the NBA right now. Keep backing them until they stop paying.