Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix Suns - 2/3/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Phoenix Suns at Brooklyn Nets
Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Barclays Center)
BKY -2.5, O/U 224.5
The Phoenix Suns travel to Brooklyn, NY on Monday for a game against the Nets, but first must play the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. In their last game, the Suns were defeated by the Oklahoma City Thunder by the score of 111-107. Kelly Oubre Jr. led the Suns in scoring as he recorded 27 points on the night while shooting 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 9 from the free throw line. Oubre Jr. was also the Suns leading rebounder in the game as he pulled in 11 boards, including 2 coming offensively. Ricky Rubio was the leader in assists in the game for Phoenix with 7 while playing a total of 30 minutes against the Thunder.
After the loss to Oklahoma City, Phoenix is now 20-28 on the season and in 3rd place in the Pacific Division. Devin Booker has been the leading scorer for the Suns this season as he has averaged 27.1 points per game. Kelly Oubre Jr. has been the leading rebounder on the season for Phoenix, averaging 6.6 rebounds per game. The Suns leader in assists is Ricky Rubio with an average of 8.8 assists per game. The Suns enter Sunday’s game with 5 players listed on their injury report as Dario Saric, Ricky Rubio and Tyler Johnson are listed as day to day while Aron Baynes and Cameron Johnson are out.
The Brooklyn Nets welcome the Phoenix Suns to town on Monday after losing their last game to the Washington Wizards by the score of 113-107. Spencer Dinwiddie led the Nets in points in the game against the Wizards, scoring 26 while shooting 9 of 23 from the field and 4 of 7 from the free throw line. Dinwiddie also led the Nets in assists as he recorded 6 while playing 31 minutes on the night. Jarrett Allen was the Nets leading rebounder in the game as he recorded 15 boards, including 3 offensively.
With the loss against Washington, the Brooklyn Nets are now 21-27 on the season, which places them in 4th place in the Atlantic Division. On the year Spencer Dinwiddie leads the Nets in points per game with 21.5 and in assist per game with 6.5. Jarrett Allen leads the Nets in rebounds per game with an average of 9.7. The Nets enter Monday’s game with 1 player listed on their injury report as Kyrie Irving is day to day.
The Phoenix Suns have scored an average of 113.0 points per game this season while allowing 113.5 points per game. The Brooklyn Nets have scored 110.1 points per game while allowing 112.1 points per game on the year. In their last 5 games, the Suns are 2-3 while the Nets are 3-2. The Suns won the first meeting of the season between these two teams by the score of 138-112 in a game played in Phoenix. The Nets are 13-12 this season when playing at home while the Suns are 11-11 when playing on the road. Brooklyn has won 2 of the last 3 meetings between these two teams, but I see the Suns coming away with the win in this one. Phoenix wins 113-110 and beats the spread.