The Brooklyn Nets (27-16) visit the Phoenix Suns (21-24) on January 19, 2023 at Footprint Center. The Suns are underdogs by a 3.5-point margin as they enter the matchup losers of three in a row with a 6-4 record in their last 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is 220.5 points.
How to bet Nets vs. Suns
Brooklyn Nets vs. Phoenix Suns Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -162 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +136 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220.5 points.
Nets vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Phoenix, Arizona
- Arena: Footprint Center
Nets vs. Suns Betting Trends
In the Nets’ 43 games this season, they have 21 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has been chosen as the favorite in 31 games this year and has walked away with the win 22 times (71%) in those games. Nets games this year have gone over the total in 17 out of 45 opportunities (37.8%).
The Suns have played 45 games, with 21 wins against the spread. Phoenix has been the underdog on the moneyline 18 total times this season. Phoenix has finished 5-13 in those games. The Suns have hit the over 46.7% of the time this year (21 of 45 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets: Kyrie Irving: Probable (Calf), Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)
Suns: Cameron Johnson: Probable (Knee), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot), Josh Okogie: Out (Nose), Chris Paul: Out (Hip), Cameron Payne: Out (Foot), Devin Booker: Out (Groin), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn has been led by its defense, as it ranks fourth-best in the NBA by surrendering only 110.5 points per game. It ranks 16th in the league in points scored (113.5 per contest). Offensively the Nets have played better when playing at home this season, averaging 114.7 points per game, compared to 112.5 per game away from home. On offense, the Nets have had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 111.5 points per contest over that span compared to the 113.5 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Brooklyn ranks second-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.4%. It ranks 15th in the league by making 12 threes per contest. This year, the Nets have taken 63% two-pointers, accounting for 71.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 37% from beyond the arc (28.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix is 19th in the league in points scored (112.6 per game) and 10th in points conceded (112.2). The Suns average 114.2 points per game at home, and 111.2 away. The Suns are averaging 101.5 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 11.1 fewer points than their average for the season (112.6).
In 2022-23 Phoenix is eighth in the league in 3-point makes (12.8 per game) and second-best in 3-point percentage (38.4%). The Suns attempt 62.7% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.3% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.1% of the Suns’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 30.9% are 3-pointers.
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