Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns - 3/4/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (23-11) vs Golden State Warriors (19-17)
Game Info: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -2.5 -- Over/Under: 223.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns meet Thursday in NBA action at the PHX Arena.
The Golden State Warriors look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 112.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.5 points and 6.4 assists while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 17.1 points and 4.5 rebounds. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and James Wiseman is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns look to stay hot after winning 15 of their last 18 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 113.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 25.2 points and 4.4 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 16.2 points and 4.7 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Warriors are 8-26 ATS in their last 34 Thursday games and 6-17-1 ATS in their last 24 games playing on 0 days rest. The Suns are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games and 35-16 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 overall. The over is 9-3 in Suns last 12 overall. The Warriors are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Phoenix.
The Golden State Warriors are on the end of a back to back and seem to have defensive issues in these spots. The Phoenix Suns continue to be covering machines dating back to the NBA bubble, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 13.4 points while shooting 50 percent from the field. The Suns win at home by an average of 7.2 points. The Suns are 23-11 against the spread on the season. I'll gladly lay the bucket.