Denver Nuggets at Phoenix Suns Betting Preview

Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets into Phoenix Saturday night to take on the high-scoring Suns.
Posted by Ryan Knuppel on February 08, 2020

The Denver Nuggets will be in the desert on Saturday night for a battle with the Phoenix Suns. The Nuggets are clearly the better team in this matchup, but every game is tough to predict in the NBA, considering the Suns are coming off a rout of Houston Friday night. 

Phoenix has the ability to cause some problems for its opponents, and the Nuggets continue to struggle on the road. Denver is a 1.5-point favorite over the Phoenix Suns in this game. 

Defense Powering Nuggets

Playing defense in the NBA has become a lost art for most teams, but that's not the case when it comes to the Nuggets. The Nuggets are allowing just 106.1 points per game this season, and they will try to slow down a young but talented offense. 

All-Star center Nikola Jokic leads the team with more than 20 points and 10 rebounds per game. 

Suns Can Really Score

The Phoenix Suns exploded for 127 points on Friday night against the Rockets, and they can really score. Devin Booker leads the team with over 26 points per game, but the Suns love to play fast, and they aren't afraid to shoot from deep. 

Phoenix does allow close to 114 points per game, but they are a much better defensive team at home

Nuggets Pick Up Road Win

The Phoenix Suns should have some momentum after an impressive win on Friday night, but they will also be fatigued. Phoenix can score points with the best of them, but the Denver Nuggets will make it difficult. 

Look for the Nuggets to head on the road and pick up a nice win, and taking them at -1.5 is the right play.

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