The Spurs (15-56) will host the Suns (42-29) in a Western Conference matchup at the Frost Bank Center tonight. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET, and the game can be seen on BSSW.

Phoenix (-764) is currently favored by 12.5 points and comes into tonight’s game riding a three-game win streak. San Antonio (+525) has dropped three straight and is currently 15th in the Western Conference.

PHOENIX SUNS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +12.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, March 25th.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-104 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 48.2% and knocking down 16 threes.

Does Phoenix Have What it Takes on the Road?

The Suns are 36-17 as the favorite this season and have won three straight games as the favorite. Currently, they are favored by 12.5 points against the Spurs. In their last three games, they have covered the spread and have an ATS record of 29-41 this season.

Phoenix has a record of 42-29 this season, which is good for 6th place in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 23-19 and 7-8 against teams in the Pacific Division.

In their last game against the Spurs, the Suns won by a score of 131-106. The O/U line for that game was 231.5 points. This season, the Suns have an O/U record of 32-38-1, and the over has hit in their last two games.

On the road, the Suns are 19-15 this season, and their ATS record on the road is 15-19. As the favorite, they are 22-30 ATS and have covered the spread in three straight games. For the season, their ATS record is 29-41.

This season, the Suns have an average over/under line of 231.9 points, which is close to today’s line of 232.5. Their games have averaged a combined 231.5 points, and the over has hit in their last two games.

This season, the Suns are 10th in the NBA in scoring at 117.3 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually been better on the road, averaging 117.4 points compared to 117.1 at home.

In terms of pace, Phoenix is 15th in the league at 98.4 possessions per game. When it comes to field goal percentage, the Suns are 4th at 49% overall.

One area where the Suns have excelled is getting to the free-throw line, as they are 4th in attempts and 2nd in makes. In terms of three-point shooting, Phoenix is 6th in percentage but just 20th in makes.

At present, the Suns’ defense is ranked 16th, allowing 114.3 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Suns are causing 14.1 turnovers per game, ranking 25th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 5th in rejections, averaging 6.1 blocked shots each game.

Can the Spurs Pull the Upset at Home?

San Antonio has lost three straight games and are currently 15th in the Western Conference with a record of 15-56. In the Southwest Division, they are in 5th place.

As the underdog, the Spurs have gone 10-54 this season and are 30-34 against the spread as the underdog. Today, they are 12.5-point underdogs and have been the underdog in 64 of their 71 games.

In terms of their ATS record, the Spurs are 35-36 overall and have gone 17-18 ATS at home. Their average ATS scoring margin at home is -5.5 points per game.

San Antonio’s O/U record for the season is 35-35-1. In their last game against the Suns, the O/U line was 231.5, and the teams combined for 237 points. This season, their games have averaged 231.5 points.

In their most recent game against the Suns, the Spurs lost by a score of 131-106. They were 10.5-point underdogs going into the game. The O/U line for the game was 232.5.

So far this season, the Spurs have been a better offensive team at home compared to their overall numbers. At home, they are averaging 113.3 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. Overall, they are 22nd in scoring at 112 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 30th in the league in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. However, they are 11th in three-point attempts per game. Overall, they are 17th in three-point makes at 12.5 per game.

In terms of pace, the Spurs are 3rd in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game. This has led to them being 2nd in the league in assists at 29.6 per game.

At this time, the Spurs’ defense is positioned 25th in the NBA, permitting 119.5 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.9% while allowing 37.7% from downtown.