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Phoenix Suns at Brooklyn Nets Betting Pick – Jan 31, 2024

The Phoenix Suns are on the road at the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in the National Basketball Association. Both teams are coming off a win on Monday. The Phoenix Suns moved to 27-20 on the season with a 118-105 win over the Miami Heat. The Suns are 8-2 over their last 10 games. Phoenix is sixth in the Western Conference.

For the Brooklyn Nets, they won their second straight game, scoring 147 points in a blowout win over the Jazz. The Nets are now 19-27 on the season, which is tied with Atlanta for 10th in the Eastern Conference. The Nets are 12-12 when playing at home this season.

The Phoenix Suns are -3.5, and the total for this game is listed at 235.5.

Suns Emerging in the West

As a team, the Suns are scoring more than 116 points per game. They have been one of the top shooting teams in the league, and that includes at the free throw line, where they make nearly 82% of their attempts. The top scorers for the Suns are of course Devin Booker and Kevin Durant.

Booker leads the team with 28.4 points per game, while Durant is at 28.3 per game. Bradley Beal came over to join the three pack of all stars, and has played 23 games this season, scoring more than 17 per game. The Suns are also getting 11.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per game from Jusuf Nurkic.

Phoenix will continue on the road at Atlanta and Washington following this. After that, the Suns will host the Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz, before they go back on the road to Golden State.

Nets Looking to Keep Rolling

Scoring 147 points on Monday was a season high. This is a Brooklyn team that is in the bottom third in team scoring, with 114 points per game. The Nets are one of the worst shooting teams in the league, ranking 27th. The Nets do rebound well, as they are 6th in the league, and 5th in offensive rebounding.

Brooklyn’s top scorers this season have been Mikal Bridges and Cam Thomas. Bridges is just shy of 22 points per game, while Thomas is at 21.1 per game. In the win over the Jazz, Bridges went for 33 points, while Thomas added 25. Four guys scored double digits off the bench for Brooklyn as well.

The Nets start February with a road game at Philadelphia. After that though, the Nets will stay at home for five straight games. During that time, they will welcome the Warriors, Mavericks, Cavaliers, Spurs and Celtics to town.

Suns Down Nets on Wednesday

We like the Phoenix Suns to come on the road and slow the Nets down a little bit. What the Nets did on Monday was fun, but the Suns are ready to slow them down. Phoenix has slowly started to play better basketball, and we expect that to continue here. When you go to make your bets for Wednesday, take the Phoenix Suns on the road. The final bet for Wednesday is the Suns -3.5 over the Nets.

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