Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns odds, picks & predictions


the Phoenix Suns (25-5) kick off a four-game home game Thursday night against the Thunder of Oklahoma City (11-19). The tip is 9 p.m. ET at the Footprint Center. Below we take a look at the Thunder vs Suns odds and lines, and make our choices, predictions and bets of NBA experts.

The Thunder are on a streak, having won three in a row, including a 108-94 home win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. They held Denver to 39.3 percent shots on the night and G Shai Gilgeous-Alexandre had a triple-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists, leading six players to double-digit goals.

The Suns have won four in a row and have won 24 of their last 26 games. No one plays basketball better than Phoenix right now. They beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night 108-90.

Thunder at Suns odds, spread and lines

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  • Silver line: Thunder +800 (bet $ 100 to win $ 800) | Suns -1600 (bet $ 1600 to win $ 100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Thunder +15.5 (-115) | Suns -15.5 (-107)
  • Over / Under (O / U): 213.5 (O: -115 | U: -107)

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Thunder at Suns key injuries

thunder

  • g Tre Mann (toe) questionable

Suns

  • F Abdel Nader (knee) out
  • VS Frank Kaminsky (knee) out
  • F Dario saric (knee) out

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Thunder at Suns odds, lines, picks and predictions

Prediction

Suns 116, Thunder 99

Silver line

PAST on the money line. There is no reason to bet 16 times what you can win on the Suns with other bets to be made.

The Thunder are playing well and have won three games in a row, and they would give a huge payout, but they are up against the best team in the NBA, which is complete.

Against the spread

The Thunder have covered the spread in four straight games and six of their last eight. They are 19-11 ATS this season, the league’s third-best ATS record.

The Suns themselves have covered the spread in four straight games. They are now 17-13 ATS in total. They are 6-4 ATS with an advantage at rest like tonight and 9-7 ATS as a home favorite. They have won their last three games averaging 19.6 points.

Take the SUN -15.5 (-107).

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In their three-game winning streak, they allow just 99.6 points per game. However, the Suns are averaging 118.5 points per game in their last four games. The Thunder are the lowest scoring team in the league with 99.5 points per game.

Five of the last six for the Thunder have gone under the projected total, while three of the last four for the Suns have reached the Over.

The Suns will keep the Thunder at around their season average, but are expected to score enough to go over the planned total.

Take OVER 213.5 (-115).

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