Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/7/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/7/2021 – The Denver Nuggets came from an intense series in the first round and they are set for a bigger challenge ahead of them. This team is going on the road to play Game 1 against the Phoenix Suns this Monday, June 7. It is going to be held at the PHX Arena in Phoenix, Arizona and it will be airing live on television through TNT. The game starts at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will also be shown through online live streaming for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Phoenix Suns having the home court advantage are expected by NBA game odds to take Game 1 against the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/7/2021
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/7/2021 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets were able to survive Damian Lillard’s barrage and the Portland Trail Blazers in six games. Nikola Jokic has been doing his best leading the team with 33 points, 10.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists. He has been getting help from Michael Porter Jr. who has stepped up and shown his potential with 18.8 points a night. Monte Morris has also contributed well filling in for Jamal Murray as he did 15.3 markers a night. Aaron Gordon is another factor for the team along with rookie Facundo Campazzo and they will be expected to step it up as well. Austin Rivers has been inconsistent but if he gets his numbers, the Nuggets are hard to beat.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 6 GP 6 GS 35.2 MIN 33 PTS 3.2 OR 7.3 DR 10.5 REB 4.5 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 2.7 TO 2.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 26.65 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 6 GP 6 GS 34.7 MIN 18.8 PTS 1.2 OR 5.5 DR 6.7 REB 1.5 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 3.2 PF 0.8 AST/TO 14.38 PER
M. Morris PG 6 GP 0 GS 29.5 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.7 OR 2.3 DR 3 REB 5.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 1.3 PF 5.8 AST/TO 16.78 PER.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns are known right now to have dethroned the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers and they will look to finish the job right to show that they deserve to be in their position. Chris Paul has been fantastic leading the team and he was also battling injuries during the Lakers series. Devin Booker has blossomed to a legitimate star in the league as he tallied 47 points in the close out game. DeAndre Ayton has been living up to his potential as the first overall pick a few years ago but the biggest surprise for the Suns has been Cam Payne contributing 12.5 points a night.
Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 6 GP 6 GS 40.8 MIN 29.7 PTS 0.7 OR 5.5 DR 6.2 REB 5 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 3.8 TO 3.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.75 PER
D. Ayton C 6 GP 6 GS 36.3 MIN 15.8 PTS 3 OR 7.7 DR 10.7 REB 0.7 AST 0.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1 TO 3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 16.86 PER
C. Payne PG 6 GP 0 GS 23.2 MIN 12.5 PTS 0.7 OR 2.3 DR 3 REB 3.3 AST 1.2 STL 1 BLK 1.7 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 14.36 PER.
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/7/2021 Betting Numbers
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Phoenix are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Will Barton SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Phoenix
Abdel Nader PF Knee is out for season
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The Phoenix Suns have overcome the Los Angeles Lakers and that gives them the added confidence starting this series against the Denver Nuggets. The top online sportsbook sees the Suns taking the early 1-0 lead over the Nuggets.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Suns in Game 1 is at -230 while the Nuggets are +190 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is a wide 5.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Nuggets getting +5.5 while the Suns sit on -5.5.
TOTALs: The total for both teams to dance on is set at 219.5 points. The Suns are going over and the Nuggets are under.
Score Prediction: 108 – 102, Suns