Phoenix Suns vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 1/31/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
Thunder -1, O/U 222.5
The Oklahoma City Thunder are traveling to the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona to face off against the Phoenix Suns. The Oklahoma City Thunder are 29-20 on the year and 14-10 away, following a 20 point win against the Sacramento Kings. The Phoenix Suns are coming into this matchup off of a 29 point win against the Dallas Mavericks, making them 20-27 on the year and 9-16 at home.
The Oklahoma City Thunder enter this matchup averaging 110.5 points per game and also allow 107.9 points per game. The Thunder are led by 34 year old, Chris Paul. Paul is leading the Thunder in assist, averaging 6.5 assist per game. Oklahoma City needs Chris Paul to play well if they want to cover the spread.
The Phoenix Suns are averaging 113.1 points per game and also allow 113.5 points per game. The Suns are led by 23 year old, Devin Booker. Booker is leading the Suns in scoring, averaging 27.1 points per game. Booker is shooting 36.8% from beyond the arc this year and will need to keep shooting well if the Suns want to win.
Recent Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 33-16 ATS this year.
The Thunder are 6-1 ATS their last 7 games.
The Phoenix Suns are 24-22-1 ATS this year.
The Suns are 4-8 ATS their last 12 games.
In this matchup I like the Oklahoma City Thunder to win and cover the spread. The Thunder are 6-1 ATS their last 7 games and the Suns are 4-8 ATS their last 12 games. The Thunder have a lot of experience with Chris Paul and will be able to steal a win on the road. Final score prediction, the Oklahoma City Thunder will win and cover the spread 111-106.