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Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

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Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6-9-2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

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

When: June 9, 2021 9:30 PM ET
Where: Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, Arizona
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Phoenix Suns 6/9/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +6 (-111) 221.5 o (-110) +220
Phoenix Suns -6 (-111) 221.5 u (-110) -270
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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

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 8 games.
Denver are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Denver are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against Phoenix.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
Denver are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games this season.
Nuggets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Phoenix’s last 17 games.
Phoenix are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 7 games against Denver.
Phoenix are 17-2 SU in their last 19 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
Phoenix are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Phoenix are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Phoenix are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Will Barton SG Hamstring is “?” Wednesday vs Phoenix
Jamal Murray PG ACL is out for season
PJ Dozier PG Groin is out indefinitely
Michael Porter Jr. SF Back left last game, is “?” Wednesday vs Phoenix

Phoenix Suns

Abdel Nader PF Knee is out for season

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Phoenix Suns
38-41-0 Against the Spread 47-30-2
45-34-0 Straight Up 44-34-1
119 Points per Game 107
120 Points Allowed per Game 99
48.37 Offensive FG% 48.9
80.36 Offensive FT% 83.5
37.86 Offensive 3PT% 37.62
47.04 Defensive FG% 46.3
78.05 Defensive FT% 77.76
36.79 Defensive 3PT% 35.02

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