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Phoenix Suns vs. Oklahoma City Thunder odds, tips and betting trends | March 8

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The Phoenix Suns (36-29) carry a three-game win streak into a home matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder (31-34), who have won three straight as well. It begins at 9:00 PM ET (on BSAZ and BSOK) on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

The Suns take the court as double-digit favorites against the Thunder. The Suns are favored by 12.5 points. The game features a point total of 234.

Suns vs. Thunder Betting Odds

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  • Spread: Phoenix -12.5
  • Total: 234
  • Moneyline: Phoenix -841, Oklahoma City +575

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Thunder at Suns odds, spread, & more

Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (+ 12.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (234)

  • Prediction:
    Suns 117 – Thunder 113

Moneyline

  • Phoenix has been victorious in 27, or 67.5%, of the 40 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Phoenix has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -841.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Phoenix has a 89.4% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Oklahoma City is 20-24 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 45.5% of those games).
  • Oklahoma City has not yet played as a moneyline underdog of +575 or longer.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, Oklahoma City has an implied win probability of 14.8%.

Against the spread

  • The 113.0 points per game the Suns record are just 3.8 fewer points than the Thunder allow (116.8).
  • Phoenix is 20-4-1 against the spread and 20-5 overall when scoring more than 116.8 points.
  • Oklahoma City has a 19-6 record against the spread and a 16-9 record overall when allowing fewer than 113.0 points.
  • The Thunder score 7.3 more points per game (118.4) than the Suns allow their opponents to score (111.1).
  • When it scores more than 111.1 points, Oklahoma City is 33-12-1 against the spread and 28-18 overall.
  • Phoenix has an ATS record of 31-17-2 and a 34-16 record overall when its opponents score fewer than 118.4 points.
  • The Suns are the league’s 20th-ranked scoring team (113.0 PPG), while the Thunder allow the rank 20th in points per game (116.8) in NBA play.
  • Oklahoma City is the NBA’s second-ranked offense (118.4 PPG), while Phoenix is the fourth-ranked defense (111.1).
  • The Suns have out-scored their opponents by a total of 127 points this season (1.9 points per game on average), and the Thunder have put up 109 more points than their opponents on the year (1.6 per game).

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  • The average implied total for Phoenix this season is 115.3 points, 7.7 fewer points than its implied total of 123 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • This season, Phoenix has put up more than 123 points in a game 18 times.
  • Oklahoma City’s average implied point total on the season (117.7 points) is 6.7 points higher than its implied total in this matchup (111 points).

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How to watch Suns vs. Thunder

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSAZ and BSOK
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center
  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Livestream: Watch on fuboTV!
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