NBA basketball betting handicappers have seen the Suns close to within a game and a half of Memphis for the final NBA sports betting playoff spot in the Western Conference.
The Phoenix Suns will host the Golden State Warriors on Friday night with a starting time of 10 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this Western Conference matchup that has major playoff implications for the Suns so be sure and open your account and have it ready for action.
Golden State had a pro basketball betting record of 29-36 straight up and 33-31-1 against the spread. The Warriors were 16-15-1 against the spread on the road and went under the total in 21 of their 32 away games.
Golden State was a fine offensive team that ranked 7th in the NBA for scoring while their defense ranked 28th for points allowed, which was a drag on their overall performance. Monta Ellis led the Warriors with 25 points per game.
Phoenix was 33-30 straight up and had a basketball sports betting mark of just 28-33-2 against the spread. The Suns were a poor home value with a mark of just 12 payouts in 31 games as a host. Steve Nash was carrying the Suns with a team best 15.7 points and 11.4 assists per game.
This is the fourth meeting of the season between these two teams. On December 2 Phoenix scored a 107-101 win at Golden State as 2.5 point dogs as the game went under the total of 228. On February 7 the Suns paid out in a 104-92 win at Golden State as 5 point dogs with the game going under the total of 220.5.
On February 10 Phoenix scored a 112-88 blowout win as 6.5 point home favorites against Golden State as the game went under the total of 218. Golden State has struggled at Phoenix with just 5 payouts in their last 17 visits to the Valley of the Sun.
Phoenix has paid out in 6 of their last 8 home games against Golden State with the last 5 meetings between these two teams in Phoenix going under the NBA basketball betting total.