Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns - 11/16/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (3-8) at Denver Nuggets (3-7)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets -5.5 -- Over/Under: 219 See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets square off Wednesday night in NBA action at the Pepsi Center.
The Phoenix Suns could use a nice road win after losing four of their last five games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 108.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 115.6 points on 46 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 20.2 points and 2.8 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 20 points and five rebounds. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Knight is dishing 3.1 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.2 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost three straight road games.
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The Denver Nuggets are also in need of a feel good victory to snap a four-game losing streak. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 104.1 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 108.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Will Barton is averaging 18 points and five rebounds while Danilo Gallinari is averaging 16.8 points and 1.8 assists. Emmanuel Mudiay is the third double-digit scorer and Wilson Chandler is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.8 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets are 0-3 SU at home this season.
The Suns are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Nuggets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Suns are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings and the favorite is 34-16-1 ATS in the last 51 meetings.
The Nuggets shouldn't be laying this type of chalk to anybody in their current form and the fact playing at home hasn't matterd much. The Suns can put the ball through the hoop with the best of them and that's why getting points added on top of that can provide value. Give me the Suns and the points as more of a fade from the Denver Nuggets.