San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns 11/2/2023 – Basketball fans are in for an exhilarating showdown this season as San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns gear up for an intense showdown. Both teams have shown flashes of brilliance during early games, but both hope to secure a crucial win against each other in this clash. In this blog post we will assess recent performances by each side, analyze key player contributions, as well as uncover statistical trends which might determine its outcome. The NBA betting odds are updated below as these teams battle in an important game.
|When:||Thursday, November 2, 2023 10:00 PM ET|
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Round 2 in The Valley 🏜
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San Antonio Spurs are off to an encouraging start this season, splitting their first four games and scoring an exciting road win against Phoenix Suns with a narrow 115-114 margin of victory – an exciting display of resilience and ability that underlined how resilient and capable this team really was!
San Antonio Spurs: Seeking Momentum
Keldon Johnson led the Spurs with 27 points on 10-of-20 shooting. Victor Wembanyama and Devin Vassell each chipped in 18 points for their team while Zach Collins scored 14 on 6-of-11 shooting for an efficient performance that saw 46 percent field goal shooting percentage and 14 three-pointers connected.
One notable aspect of this game was the Spurs’ slow start, scoring only 18 points in the first quarter and falling 18 points behind by halftime. After intermission, something clicked; they scored 70 points in the second half en route to their best victory of the year so far. San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team located in Texas. Here are their key statistics and trends.
Struggles against Western Conference
The Spurs have struggled against Western Conference opponents, losing each of the last 14 games following a win – evidence of difficulty maintaining momentum after positive results. Additionally, the Spurs have failed to cover the spread in each of their last eight games following a win, perhaps an indicator of their inconsistency in maintaining high levels of performance.
Low-Scoring Nights Against Suns: As is evident by their last eight night games against Phoenix following road wins, seven have featured scores under 100 points – suggesting low scoring affairs against them in recent encounters.
Phoenix Suns: Seeking Redemption
Phoenix Suns will look for redemption following their narrow loss against the Spurs on Wednesday. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 26 points and added seven assists while Eric Gordon contributed 20 points, six assists, and Grayson Allen chipped in 19 points, seven rebounds and three assists – two stellar efforts from an already promising squad.
As a team, the Suns displayed their offensive prowess by shooting 50 percent from the field and hitting 18 of 39 three-point attempts. Their first half performance saw them lead by as many as 20 points but in the fourth quarter their focus appeared to flag and they managed just 19 points before the Spurs made an incredible comeback and eventually won in an exciting finish.
NBA Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -8.5 — Over/Under: 227
Dominance Over Spurs: Historically, the Suns have enjoyed an edge against the Spurs in matches against them, winning nine out of their previous 10 encounters and giving themselves an upper-hand psychologically for this contest.
Road Team Covering the Spread: Recent meetings between Spurs and Suns have seen six of seven games featuring an away team covering the spread in each matchup, showing that these matchups tend to favor visitors more often than expected.
High-Scoring Home Games: Of their seven home games this season, six have gone over their total points totals – an indication of high-scoring affairs when playing in front of their own crowd.
San Antonio Betting Trends
San Antonio are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 7 games.
San Antonio are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
San Antonio are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Phoenix.
Spurs are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against Phoenix.
San Antonio are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
San Antonio are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Antonio’s last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
San Antonio are 2-18 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division.
San Antonio are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games played in November.
Phoenix Betting Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 6 games.
Phoenix are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 7 games against San Antonio.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Phoenix’s last 7 games at home.
Phoenix are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against San Antonio.
Suns are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division.
Phoenix are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games played in November.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 6 games played on a Thursday.
Phoenix are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games played on a Thursday when playing at home.
No Injuries to Report.
Bradley Beal SG Is OUT Thursday vs San Antonio, Back
Devin Booker SG Is “?” Thursday vs San Antonio, Foot
Damion Lee SG Is out indefinitely, Knee
San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Betting Pick
The matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns promises to be an epic battle, with both teams looking for victory at their respective contests. While San Antonio hopes to keep their momentum after recently beating Phoenix at home, Phoenix wants revenge as part of their strong start to this year.
Both teams boast significant offensive firepower and intriguing trends, meaning this game could go in any direction. The Suns’ historic dominance over the Spurs adds another level of anticipation. The best sports betting picks are leaning towards the Suns to win this game. Sign up today to make your NBA betting prediction!
Score Prediction: Suns 114, Spurs 104.