Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 – The Denver Nuggets had a bad start against the Phoenix Suns in their best-of-seven series opener. The Nuggets were unable to do much after scoring 105 and surrendering 122 in return. Denver will look forward to a rebound as they take on the Suns from Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The NBA postseason picks tonight have all the odds and lines available online as these teams battle in this exciting knockout series. The Phoenix Suns will need to win just three of their six games against the Nuggets to make it to the next round.
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Nuggets experienced a disappointing start against the Suns but they have time to make up for their loss. Denver will need to win four of their six remaining games against the Suns. The Nuggets are dealing with injured players and that might be their disadvantage in this game. Nikola Jokic took the lead for Denver in their last attempt with 22 points after going 10 for 23 with his shooting attempts. Jokic contributed nine rebounds while Michael Porter Jr. tossed in 15 points with seven boards.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 7 GP 7 GS 35.4 MIN 31.4 PTS 3 OR 7.3 DR 10.3 REB 4.3 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 2.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 24.74 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 7 GP 7 GS 34.1 MIN 18.3 PTS 1.1 OR 5.6 DR 6.7 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 3.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 14.17 PER
M. Morris PG 7 GP 0 GS 28.6 MIN 13.4 PTS 0.6 OR 2.1 DR 2.7 REB 5.9 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 1.3 PF 6.8 AST/TO 14.87 PER.
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns did well to take advantage of a struggling Denver squad. The Suns were strong at their home court during the regular season after winning 27 of 36. Phoenix shot at an impressive 54 percent against Denver after converting 30 of their 46 field goal attempts. Mikal Bridges took the lead with 23 points after going eight for 12 with his shooting attempts. The other notable players were Chris Paul and Devin Booker with 21 points each in their success.
Players to watch: D. Booker SG 7 GP 7 GS 40.4 MIN 28.4 PTS 0.6 OR 5.3 DR 5.9 REB 5.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 4 TO 3.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.51 PER
D. Ayton C 7 GP 7 GS 36.3 MIN 16.4 PTS 3 OR 7.6 DR 10.6 REB 0.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1 TO 2.7 PF 0.6 AST/TO 17.24 PER
J. Crowder PF 7 GP 7 GS 31.4 MIN 11.9 PTS 0.4 OR 4.3 DR 4.7 REB 2 AST 1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.6 TO 3.1 PF 3.5 AST/TO 10.18 PER.
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 Betting Numbers
Denver are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Phoenix are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Will Barton SG Hamstring is “?” Wednesday vs Phoenix
Abdel Nader PF Knee is out for season
Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks
The best NBA prediction tonight is once again in favor of the Suns to win this game. Phoenix has been a powerful offensive team and the Nuggets are dealing with injured players. Back the Suns to take a 2-0 lead in this series.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Nuggets is +220 and the ML set for the Suns is -270.
ATS: Denver is holding a spread of +6 (-111) and Phoenix is holding a spread of -6 (-111).
TOTALs: The total will go over 121.5 (-110) for Denver and the same will go under Phoenix.
Score Prediction: 109 – 103, Suns