Table of Contents

    The Denver Nuggets are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns at Ball Arena on Tuesday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied 2-2. The matchup has an over/under set at 228 points.

    It’s time to get your parents, spouse, coworkers, third cousin and mailman together again. NBA pools are back! Hit your own 3 pointer with RunYourPool today.

    Start here

    How do I watch Nuggets vs. Suns

    • Game Day: Tuesday, May 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TNT
    • Location: Denver, Colorado
    • Arena: Ball Arena

    Betting Lines for Denver vs. Phoenix

    Nuggets vs Suns Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Nuggets -5.5 228

    Nuggets Betting Stats & Information

    • The Nuggets have won 43 of the 61 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (70.5%).
    • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -206 or shorter, Denver has gone 30-8 (78.9% win percentage).
    • So far this season, the Nuggets have put together a 44-36-2 record against the spread.
    • The Nuggets have a 20-16-1 record against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under Denver has had set in games this season is 0.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • In the Nuggets’ 82 games with a set total, 37 have hit the over (45.1%).

    Phoenix Betting Stats & Info

    • The Suns have been underdogs in 32 games this season and won nine (28.1%) of those contests.
    • This season, Phoenix has won four of its 12 games, or 33.3%, when it is the underdog by at least +172 on the moneyline.
    • The Suns are 41-38-3 against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as 5.5-point underdogs or more, the Suns have an ATS record of 5-5.
    • The average point total for Phoenix this season is 2.8 points fewer than this game’s over/under.
    • Suns games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 40 times this season.

    Nuggets vs. Suns Season Stat Comparison

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

    Nuggets vs. Suns Injury Updates


    Name Game Status Injury
    Nikola Jokic Questionable Wrist


    Name Game Status Injury
    Chris Paul Out Groin

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Denver Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic puts up 24.5 points and 11.8 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game.
    • The Nuggets get three three-pointers per game out of Michael Porter Jr..

    Phoenix Suns Leaders

    • Devin Booker scores 27.8 points per game. He also pulls down 4.5 rebounds and averages 5.5 assists per game.
    • Deandre Ayton also adds 18 points, 10 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.
    • Booker makes 2.1 three-pointers per game.

    Recent Performance


    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


    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

    Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres MLB Betting Preview | May 7


    Phoenix Basketball Moves to Local TV

    About Author

    Data Skrive

    Data Skrive is revolutionizing the way content is created, whether it’s news, blog posts, tweets, images, or videos. We translate raw data into digestible content – perfect for sports fans

    March Madness Squares Pools

    NCAAB Pick'em


    NFL Playoff Precision Pools for 2023

    NFL Pick'em


    NBA Pick'em Pools for the 2023-2024 season

    NBA Pick'em


    NBA Playoff Pools for 2023

    NBA Pick'em


    NBA Playoff Pools for 2023

    NBA Pick'em


    NHL Playoff Pools for 2023

    NHL Pick'em


    Check Also