At 8:00 ET, the 7th ranked Phoenix Suns (-133) will travel to Oklahoma City to take on the 3rd ranked Thunder (+111). The over/under line for this Western Conference matchup is currently sitting at 226.5.

The Thunder are 50-22 and sit 3rd in the West, while the Suns are 43-30 and 7th in the conference. KSBI will broadcast the game from Paycom Center.


The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder +2.5

This game will be played at Paycom Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, March 29th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-115 in favor of the Suns.
  • Our projections have Kevin Durant finishing with Kevin Durant points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.1% and knocking down 16 threes.

Can The Suns Secure a Win at Oklahoma City?

In games against Western Conference opponents, the Suns are 24-20 compared to 19-10 in non-conference games. This record has them in 7th place in the West.

On the road, the Suns have a record of 20-16 and are 16-20 ATS. Their average scoring differential on the road is +2.9 points per game.

Phoenix comes into today’s game with a 36-18 record as the favorite and has gone 22-31 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have an average scoring differential of +5.4 PPG.

In their last game, the Suns defeated the Nuggets by a score of 104-97. They were 5.5-point underdogs going into the game. The O/U line for that game was 228.5.

This season, the Suns have an O/U record of 32-40-1. In their last two games, the final score has been lower than the O/U line. On average, the combined scoring total in their games is 230.8 points.

The Suns are one of the top scoring teams in the NBA this season, averaging 116.9 points per game (10th). On the road, they are averaging 116.6 points per game (9th).

When it comes to pace, Phoenix is 15th in the league at 98.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Suns are 4th in the NBA at 49%.

Despite being 5th in three-point shooting percentage (38%), the Suns are just 26th in three-point attempts per game (32). On the season, Phoenix is 12th in assists (27 per game).

In terms of defense, Suns is currently on par with the NBA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 113.9 points per game. Most recently, the Suns’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 97 points to the Nuggets.

Will Oklahoma City Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?

In their last game, the Thunder lost to the Rockets by a score of 132-126. The O/U line for that game was also 226.5, and OKC was favored by 4.5 points going into the game.

This season, the Thunder have an O/U record of 38-33-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 233.6 points, and today’s O/U line is 226.5.

Oklahoma City is 42-30 against the spread this season, including a 22-14 ATS record at home. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last four home games.

For the season, the Thunder are 50-22 and are currently in 3rd place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 32-16 and 18-6 in non-conference games.

On average, the Thunder have gone 7.5 points per game better than the spread when they are favored. As the underdog, their ATS record is 11-6, and they are 9-8 straight-up as the underdog.

When playing at home, the Thunder are averaging 122.8 points per game, which is 4th in the NBA. Overall, they are 3rd in the league at 120.4 points per game.

So far, the Thunder have outscored the NBA average in 70.8% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 2nd in the league at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Thunder are 2nd in three-point percentage at 39%. They are also 2nd in true shooting percentage.

The Thunder’s defense is presently ranked 13th in the league, allowing an average of 113.2 points per contest. Oklahoma City’s defense is currently forcing 11.7 turnovers per game, which is 4th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 1st in blocked shots, with an average of 6.6 rejections per game.