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Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns - 1/25/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets
Date & Time Friday January 25, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)
Pepsi Center
Denver, Colorado
The Line
The Line: Denver Nuggets -15 -- Over/Under:
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The Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets meet Friday in NBA action at the Pepsi Center.

The Phoenix Suns could use a win here to snap a six-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 106 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 24.2 points and 6.9 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 18 points and four rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Kelly Oubre Jr. is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost each of their last five road games.

The Denver Nuggets look for another win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 111.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 19.8 points and 10.3 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 18.6 points and 4.8 assists. Gary Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Millsap is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have won 10 of their last 11 home games.

The Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Nuggets are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games playing on 1 days rest, 11-4 ATS in their last 15 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference. The Suns are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Denver and 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings. The over is 5-0 in Nuggets last 5 overall. The under is 5-1 in Suns last 6 vs. Western Conference.

The Phoenix Suns are unbackable during this massive losing stretch and the Denver Nuggets have been highly effective at covering numbers at home as of late. The Nuggets should cruise in this contest.

Denver Nuggets -15

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