Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 21

By Lester Mackay | November 20, 2021, 11:38 pm

The Phoenix Suns (12-3) are favored by 7.5 points, over the Denver Nuggets (9-7) on November 21, 2021 at Footprint Center. It’s a contest pitting one of the highest-scoring teams in the league against one of the toughest defensively. The Suns are fourth in points scored per game (110.7), and the Nuggets are first in points allowed (100.1).

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets in which the Suns are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Phoenix Vs. Denver Moneyline Betting Action

Suns vs Nuggets Moneyline Action
Suns Nuggets
Bet % 88% 12%
Stake % 81% 19%

Suns stats and betting info

Betting trends for Phoenix

  • So far this season, Phoenix has compiled an 8-7-0 record against the spread.
  • When they have played as at least 7.5-point favorites this season, the Suns are 3-4 against the spread.
  • Phoenix games have gone over the point total in five out of 15 opportunities (33.3%).
  • The Suns have won 85.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (12-2).
  • Phoenix is 6-1 (winning 85.7% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -325 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Suns a 76.5% chance to win.

Key players for Phoenix

  • Chris Paul: 14.4 PTS, 10.7 AST, 2.5 STL, 46.7 FG%, 34 3PT% (16-for-47)
  • Devin Booker: 22.7 PTS, 43.3 FG%, 37 3PT% (34-for-92)
  • Mikal Bridges: 14.1 PTS, 55.1 FG%, 42.4 3PT% (25-for-59)
  • JaVale McGee: 10.1 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 66.3 FG%
  • Deandre Ayton: 14.9 PTS, 12.2 REB, 61.6 FG%

Suns Injuries: Dario Saric: Out (Knee), Frank Kaminsky: Out (Knee), Abdel Nader: Out (Injury Maintenance)

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Nuggets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Denver

  • Phoenix’s ATS record is 8-7-0 this season.
  • When they have played as at least 7.5-point favorites this season, the Suns are 3-4 against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in five of Phoenix’s 15 games with a set total.
  • This season, the Nuggets have won four out of the eight games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Denver has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +250 odds on them winning this game.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 28.6% chance of a victory for the Nuggets.

Key players for Denver

  • Nikola Jokic: 26.4 PTS, 13.6 REB, 6.4 AST, 1.2 STL, 59.3 FG%, 41 3PT% (25-for-61)
  • Will Barton: 17.1 PTS, 1.1 STL, 48 FG%, 41.9 3PT% (36-for-86)
  • Aaron Gordon: 13.3 PTS, 50.9 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (16-for-48)
  • Monte Morris: 11 PTS, 45.1 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (17-for-60)
  • PJ Dozier: 5.8 PTS, 38 FG%, 32.6 3PT% (15-for-46)

Nuggets Injuries: Nikola Jokic: Day To Day (Wrist), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Ankle), Michael Porter Jr.: Out (Back), Jamal Murray: Out (Knee)

Pick for Suns vs. Nuggets

Our in-depth games analysis combined with the betting split data from regulated betting sites points to the Suns being favored to win over the Nuggets.

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