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Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns Betting Pick – Tue, Dec 12, 2023

A pair of Western Conference teams will mix it up on Tuesday in the National Basketball Association. The Golden State Warriors are at the Phoenix Suns. The Golden State Warriors come into the game on a five game road losing streak. The Warriors are 10-12 on the season, which is 11th in the Western Conference. Golden State is coming off an overtime loss at the Oklahoma City Thunder.

For the Phoenix Suns, they are 12-10 on the season. The Suns are 5-6 at home. Phoenix has dropped back to back games. The Suns beat the Warriors in the previous meeting between these two teams back on November 22nd. The Suns are 5.5 games out of first place in the Western Conference.

The Phoenix Suns are -3.5 over the Warriors in this one. The total is listed at 232.5.

Suns Playing Tight Ones

Phoenix comes into the game scoring 115.1 points per game, and allowing teams to score 113 per game. The Suns 2.1 point differential is the second tightest of the Top 8 teams in the Western Conference. Phoenix is familiar with tight games, as they have lost by single digits in their last four losses.

The Suns are led in scoring by Kevin Durant, with 31 points per game. Durant is also shooting 52.1% from the field, and is the top assist man with 5.7 points per game. Devin Booker is next for the Suns, with 27.4 points per game. The combination of Durant, Booker and Bradley Beal, who were supposed to be the top threesome in the league, have missed 31 games combined so far.

Next up after this game for the Suns will be a visit from the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. THe Suns remain at home through the week, as the Knicks visit on Friday and Wizards come to town on Sunday.

Warriors Struggle in 2023

It has not been a smooth season for Steve Kerr and his Golden State Warriors. The Warriors are in last place in the Pacific Division. Now, at two games under .500, and only 22 games into the season, they have time to turn things around, bit will need to be a big change. The defense for Golden State has been one of the worst in the league.

On the offensive side, Steph Curry continues to be the leader. The guard is scoring nearly 30 points per game. Klay Thompson is second on the team with 15.8 points per game, while Andrew Wiggins is adding nearly 13 per game as well.

The Warriors are playing their second of three straight on the road. The Warriors go to the Clippers next, before hosting the Nets on Saturday. Golden State will then play at Portland on December 17th, before three straight home games before Christmas.

Thriller in Phoenix

We expect a great game between these two teams. Both teams play hard, and both teams put up plenty of points. We expect the winner of this game to score 120 points. The final bet for the game on Tuesday is Phoenix Suns -3.5 over the Golden State Warriors.

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