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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 NBA Odds and Previews

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1-31-2020 NBA Odds and Previews

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 – These are both teams bouncing back from tough losses and are looking forward to ride the momentum into their next game. It is the Oklahoma City Thunder playing the Phoenix Suns a visit on Friday, January 31 at the Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Fox Sports Arizona is going to be the broadcast rights holder of this game and they will air it live at 9:00 pm Eastern Time while NBA League Pass and SofaScore are going to have the game available online through live streaming. This game is expected to be tight by NBA Betting Covers with the Thunder holding the slight upper hand over the Suns.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020

When: January 31, 2020 9:00 PM ET
Where: Talking Stick Arena, Phoenix Arizona
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder -1 (-110) 222.5 o (-110) -125

Phoenix Suns
+1 (-110) 222.5 u (-110) +105
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

After having their winning streak snapped by the Dallas Mavericks, the Thunder won by 20 points over the Sacramento Kings. Chris Paul was named a Western Conference All-Star reserve and after missing a game, he came in with 9 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds. The top scorer on that game was Denis Schroder with 24 points and nine assists while Luguentz Dort started and gave the team 23 points on five triples. Danilo Gallinari did 19 points while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 17 points and seven rebounds. Against the Suns, they have to watch out for Devin Booker who is out to prove something while they need Steven Adams to body DeAndre Ayton in the paint.

Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 48 GP 48 GS 35.5 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.7 OR 5.4 DR 6.1 REB 3.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.48 PER

D. Gallinari PF 40 GP 40 GS 30.6 MIN 19 PTS 0.7 OR 5.1 DR 5.8 REB 2.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 1.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.08 PER

D. Schroder PG 47 GP 1 GS 31.2 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.3 OR 3.6 DR 3.9 REB 4 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.47 PER

Phoenix Suns Betting

With the NBA All-Star Reserves list came out, Devin Booker is the biggest snub and it was widely debated in the online community. He will be coming in this game with something to prove after his team defeated the Dallas Mavericks by 29 points. In that match, Booker had 32 points, nine assists and six rebounds. DeAndre Ayton had a huge scoring night with 31 points, nine rebounds while shooting an accurate 13-of-15 from the field.Kelly Oubre is expected to back up Booker in the scoring department for this game and they need to be smart facing a team led by CP3.

Players to Watch: D. Booker SG 44 GP 44 GS 36 MIN 27.1 PTS 0.5 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 6.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3.9 TO 3.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 21.58 PER

K. Oubre Jr. SF 45 GP 45 GS 34 MIN 18.4 PTS 1.2 OR 5.4 DR 6.5 REB 1.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 3.4 PF 1 AST/TO 15.29 PER

D. Ayton C 17 GP 12 GS 32.3 MIN 17.9 PTS 3.6 OR 8.2 DR 11.9 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 1.4 BLK 1.6 TO 3.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 20.89 PER

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oklahoma City’s last 11 games.
Oklahoma City are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Oklahoma City are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Phoenix.
Thunder are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Phoenix.
Oklahoma City are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
Oklahoma City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Oklahoma City are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific division.

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Phoenix’s last 12 games.
Phoenix are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
Phoenix are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
Phoenix are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games played in January.
Phoenix are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

Terrance Ferguson SF Personal is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Phoenix

Phoenix Suns

Aron Baynes C Hip is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Oklahoma City
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is out indefinitely
Cameron Johnson SG Quad is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Oklahoma City

Head-to-Head
Oklahoma City Thunder Phoenix Suns
32-16 Against the Spread 24-22
23-26 Straight Up 25-22
110 Points per Game 113
107 Points Allowed per Game 113
47.06 Offensive FG% 46.03
80.14 Offensive FT% 81.02
35.31 Offensive 3PT% 34.39
45.56 Defensive FG% 47.33
79.34 Defensive FT% 76.97
34.52 Defensive 3PT% 36.95

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns Betting Picks

This is a tough game to call but the Suns are coming in with the small handicap as seen by Online Sportbook. This should be an exciting match to see with two traditional pass-first point guards running the show with Ricky Rubio and Chris Paul being the key matchup.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Thunder is at -125 if they win this game on the road. Meanwhile, the Suns are at +105.

ATS: Just the thinnest one-point across the spread between both teams wit Phoenix at +1 while Oklahoma City is on the -1.

TOTALs: The forecasted total for this match is at 222.5 with the Suns going under while Thunder is the team over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 110 Thunder