Suns vs Nuggets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Western Conference Semifinals Game 6

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The Phoenix Suns come into a decisive Game 6 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets as 2-point favorites. The playoff matchup on Thursday starts at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN from Footprint Center. The Nuggets are leading the series 3-2. The over/under is 226 points for this outing.

How to bet Suns vs. Nuggets

Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing the Suns as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Suns have -130 odds to pick up the win, while the Nuggets are listed at +109 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 226 points.

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Suns vs. Nuggets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, May 11, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center

Suns vs. Nuggets Betting Trends

The Suns are 41-38-3 against the spread this year. Phoenix has been victorious in 36, or 72%, of the 50 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Suns games this year have gone over the point total 40 times in 82 opportunities (48.8%).

The Nuggets have played 82 games, with 44 wins against the spread. Denver is 10-11 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 47.6% of those games). Nuggets games this year have gone over the total in 37 of 82 opportunities (45.1%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Suns Leaders
Kevin Durant 47 29.1 6.7 5 0.7 1.4 2
Devin Booker 53 27.8 4.5 5.5 1 0.3 2.1
Deandre Ayton 67 18 10 1.7 0.6 0.8 0.1
Cameron Payne 48 10.3 2.2 4.5 0.7 0.2 1.4
Landry Shamet 40 8.7 1.7 2.3 0.7 0.1 1.9


Nuggets Leaders
Nikola Jokic 69 24.5 11.8 9.8 1.3 0.7 0.8
Jamal Murray 65 20 4 6.2 1 0.2 2.6
Michael Porter Jr. 62 17.4 5.5 1 0.6 0.5 3
Aaron Gordon 68 16.3 6.6 3 0.8 0.8 0.9
Bruce Brown 80 11.5 4.1 3.4 1.1 0.6 1.1
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Suns: Chris Paul: Out (Groin), Deandre Ayton: Out (Rib)

Nuggets: Jamal Murray: Questionable (Illness)

What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

Phoenix is averaging 113.6 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this year, while surrendering 111.6 points per contest (sixth-ranked). The Suns are scoring 114.1 points per game this year in home games, which is 0.9 more points than they’re averaging on the road (113.2). The Suns’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 115.6 points per contest compared to the 113.6 they’ve averaged this year.

Phoenix is sinking 12.2 threes per game (13th-ranked in league). It owns a 37.4% shooting percentage (seventh-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Suns have taken 63.8% two-pointers and 36.2% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 71% are two-pointers and 29% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

Denver is 12th in the NBA in points scored (115.8 per game) and eighth in points conceded (112.5). At home, the Nuggets score 119.4 points per game. On the road, they average 112.2. Over their previous 10 games, the Nuggets are posting 114.9 points per game, compared to their season average of 115.8.

Beyond the arc, Denver is 18th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.8). It is fourth-best in 3-point percentage at 37.9%. The Nuggets take 36.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 27.1% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 63.9% of their shots, with 72.9% of their makes coming from there.

Suns vs. Nuggets Predictions and Pick

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