Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 5/7/2023 – On Sunday night, the Denver Nuggets will be meeting the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center to continue the NBA West Semifinals. The Denver Nuggets are adamantly dominating the Western Conference with an overall 53-29. The Phoenix Suns are in the fourth position of the conference with an overall 45-37. The Suns are eager to build on their win against the Nuggets from the last game. The Denver Nuggets will be winning this matchup as predicted by the best NBA betting splits.
|When:||Sunday, May 7, 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Footprint Center Phoenix, AZ|
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— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) May 6, 2023
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets have won three games out of their last five played, and took on the Minnesota Timberwolves before this particular series. The Nuggets are putting up an average of 115.58 points in each game with a field goal percentage of 50.15 percent. The Denver offense in this NBA season is being headed by Nikola Jokic who is putting up an average of 24.5 points in each game. On defense, the Nuggets are allowing their opponents to score an average of 111.82 points in every game played.
With his 9th playoff triple-double, Nikola Jokić tied Wilt Chamberlain for most playoff TDs by a center 🃏 pic.twitter.com/hRrkBSdFjs
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) May 6, 2023
Players to watch: Nikola Jokic C 8 GP 8 GS 37.6 MIN 28 PTS 4.8 OR 9.5 DR 14.3 REB 9 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.3 TO 3.4 PF 2.8 AST/TO, Jamal Murray PG 8 GP 8 GS 38.6 MIN 26.5 PTS 0.5 OR 4.9 DR 5.4 REB 6.8 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO, Michael Porter Jr. SF 8 GP 8 GS 33.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.5 OR 7 DR 7.5 REB 1.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.1 PF 4.5 AST/TO.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns were paired with the Los Angeles Clippers before taking on the Nuggets in this round. The Suns are scoring an average of 113.82 points in each game with a field goal percentage of 47 percent. The Phoenix offense in this basketball season is being led by Deandre Ayton who is scoring an average of 18 points in each game, while Chris Paul is adding 8.9 helpers per matchup. Defense-wise, the Suns are allowing opponents to score an average of 111.81 points in every game played.
Last night, Book & KD became just the second pair of teammates with 86+ combined points in a playoff game over the past 30 years! ☄️ pic.twitter.com/0aSX8o8s3H
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) May 6, 2023
Players to watch: Devin Booker SG 8 GP 8 GS 42.8 MIN 36.9 PTS 1.1 OR 3.9 DR 5 REB 6.9 AST 2.1 STL 1 BLK 2.9 TO 3 PF 2.4 AST/TO, Kevin Durant PF * 8 GP 8 GS 42.9 MIN 29.3 PTS 0.6 OR 8 DR 8.6 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 3.1 TO 2.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO, Deandre Ayton C 8 GP 8 GS 32.6 MIN 14 PTS 2.6 OR 7.4 DR 10 REB 1.1 AST 0.4 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 3.5 PF 0.6 AST/TO
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Betting Numbers
Denver are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games.
Denver are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Denver are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Phoenix.
Nuggets are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Denver are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
Phoenix are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Phoenix’s last 11 games.
Phoenix are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 9 games against Denver.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 6 games at home.
Phoenix are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Denver.
Collin Gillespie PG Is out indefinitely, Leg
Chris Paul PG Is out indefinitely, Groin
|45-37-0||Against the Spread||43-38-1|
|115||Points per Game||113|
|–||Points Allowed per Game||–|
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The Phoenix Suns are easily the weaker team in terms of offense and will not have an easy time in this pairing. The Nuggets are showing more strength on the court and will take control from the first moment. The Denver Nuggets will win here according to predictions from the NBA betting forum. Sign up today to make your NBA betting prediction!
Moneyline: +132 is the ML set for the Nuggets in this game and the ML set for the Suns is -152.
Spread: A spread of +3 (-110) is out for the Nuggets and a spread of -3 (-1100 is out for the Suns.
TOTALs: 228 o (-110) will go over for the Nuggets and the same will go under for the Suns
Score Prediction: 113-112 Nuggets win.