Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 NBA Odds and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Phoenix Suns 1/31/2020 Betting Odds
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
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Phoenix are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Terrance Ferguson SF Personal is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Phoenix
Aron Baynes C Hip is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Oklahoma City
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