The Golden State Warriors (35-33) are favored by 4.5 points when they host the Phoenix Suns (37-30) on March 13, 2023 at Chase Center in a contest featuring one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA against one of the best defensively. The Warriors are second in points scored per game (118.1), and the Suns are fourth in points conceded (111.2). A 234.5-point over/under is installed for this matchup.
How to bet Warriors vs. Suns
Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -185 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +156 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Warriors vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 13, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Warriors vs. Suns Betting Trends
The Warriors have played 68 games, with 32 wins against the spread. Golden State has won 28, or 60.9%, of the 46 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The Warriors have hit the over in 56.7% of their opportunities this year (38 times over 67 games with a set point total).
The Suns have played 67 games, with 35 wins against the spread. Phoenix has been the underdog on the moneyline 25 total times this season. Phoenix has finished 9-16 in those games. Suns games this year have gone over the point total 44.8% of the time (30 out of 67 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Warriors vs. Suns Injury Report
Suns: Kevin Durant: Out (Ankle), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State sports a top-five offense this year, ranking second-best in the league with 118.1 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranks 25th with 117.6 points allowed per contest. The Warriors put up 119.5 points per game at home, compared to 116.6 points per game on the road, a difference of 2.9 points per contest. The Warriors’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, scoring 115 points a contest compared to the 118.1 they’ve averaged this year.
When it comes to three-point shooting, everything is clicking for Golden State, who is sinking 16.6 three-pointers per game (best in NBA) and shooting 38.3% from beyond the arc (fourth-best). Of the shots taken by the Warriors in 2022-23, 51.9% of them have been two-pointers (61.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 48.1% have been threes (38.8%).
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix is 19th in the league in points scored (113.4 per game) and fourth-best in points conceded (111.2). In 2022-23 the Suns are scoring 2.2 more points per game at home (114.5) than on the road (112.3). The Suns have performed better offensively over their past 10 games, scoring 118 points per contest, 4.6 more than their season average of 113.4.
Beyond the arc, Phoenix is 12th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (12.5). It is fifth-best in 3-point percentage at 37.8%. The Suns take 63.2% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 70.3% of the Suns’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 29.7% are 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Warriors, and we predict that Suns will cover the spread (Warriors -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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