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    The Phoenix Suns are 3.5-point favorites heading into Game 3 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Denver Nuggets at Footprint Center on Friday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Nuggets lead the series 2-0. The over/under in the matchup is set at 224.

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    • Game Day: Friday, May 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    • Arena: Footprint Center

    Betting Lines for Phoenix vs. Denver

    Suns vs Nuggets Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Suns -3.5 224

    Suns Betting Stats & Information

    • The Suns have been favored on the moneyline 50 total times this season. They’ve finished 36-14 in those games.
    • Phoenix has gone 27-6 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -169 or shorter (winning 81.8%).
    • The Suns are 41-38-3 ATS this season.
    • The Suns are 20-14-1 against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • The average total in Phoenix’s games this year is 1.2 more points than the over/under of 224 in this game.
    • The Suns have gone over in 40 of their 82 games with a set total (48.8%).

    Denver Betting Stats & Info

    • The Nuggets have entered the game as underdogs 21 times this season and won 10, or 47.6%, of those games.
    • Denver has a record of 4-7, a 36.4% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by +143 or more by oddsmakers this season.
    • The Nuggets have registered a 44-36-2 record against the spread this season.
    • The Nuggets have an ATS record of 9-4 when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • Denver’s games this season have averaged a total of 228.3 points, 4.3 more than the point total in this matchup.
    • Games involving the Nuggets have hit the over 37 times this year.

    Suns vs. Nuggets Season Stat Comparison

    Suns Rank Suns AVG Nuggets AVG Nuggets Rank
    17th 113.6 Points Scored 115.8 12th
    6th 111.6 Points Allowed 112.5 8th
    11th 44.2 Rebounds 43 18th
    5th 11.8 Off. Rebounds 10.1 16th
    13th 12.2 3pt Made 11.8 18th
    3rd 27.3 Assists 28.9 2nd
    11th 12.9 Turnovers 13.8 20th

    Suns vs. Nuggets Injury Updates


    Name Game Status Injury
    Chris Paul Out Groin


    Name Game Status Injury
    Nikola Jokic Questionable Wrist

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Phoenix Suns Leaders

    • Devin Booker leads active Suns’ players in points and assists per game, scoring 27.8 points and distributing 5.5 assists.
    • Deandre Ayton contributes with 10 boards and 1.7 assists per game in addition to his 18 PPG scoring average.
    • Booker makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Suns, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.1 per contest.

    Denver Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic statline this season looks strong thanks to 24.5 points, 11.8 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game.
    • Michael Porter Jr. makes three three-pointers per game.

    Recent Performance


    Suns Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    4/9/2023 Clippers 119-114 No Home +9.5 225 378 -502 Playoffs Yes Over
    4/7/2023 Lakers 121-107 No Away +13.5 224.5 600 -893 Playoffs No Over
    4/6/2023 Nuggets 119-115 Yes Home -13 222 -790 555 Playoffs No Over
    4/4/2023 Spurs 115-94 Yes Home -19 235.5 -2452 1167 Playoffs Yes Under
    4/2/2023 Thunder 128-118 Yes Away -5.5 237 -220 182 Playoffs Yes Over


    Nuggets Last Five Games
    Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nuggets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
    4/9/2023 Kings 109-95 No Home +5.5 230.5 165 -196 Playoffs Yes Under
    4/8/2023 Jazz 118-114 Yes Away -10 229 -457 353 Playoffs No Over
    4/6/2023 Suns 119-115 No Away +13 222 555 -790 Playoffs Yes Over
    4/4/2023 Rockets 124-103 Yes Away -11.5 232 -533 413 Playoffs No Under
    4/2/2023 Warriors 112-110 No Home +3.5 231 130 -144 Playoffs Yes Under

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