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San Antonio Spurs at Phoenix Suns Betting Preview for Oct 31

In the National Basketball Association, the San Antonio Spurs are at the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. The Spurs come into the game with a 1-2 record. The Spurs are coming off a 40-point loss on the road at the Clippers in their last game. It was the first road game for the young Spurs.

On the other side, the Phoenix Suns are 2-1 on the season, and 1-0 at home. The Suns won their opener at the Warriors, and then lost to the Lakers, only to bounce back to smack the Jazz. The Phoenix Suns are -6.5 over the Spurs in this game, and the total is set at 226.5.

Suns Looking to Build Despite Injuries

The Phoenix Suns have yet to put their whole lineup together this season.  Bradley Beal, who was brought over in the offseason has yet to play. Devin Booker has played just one of the three games so far. The true consistent in the Suns lineup has been Kevin Durant. The veteran superstar is playing more than 35 minutes per game and scoring 27.7 points per game.

Booker in his lone game he played this season played in 37 minutes, and scored 32 points. He also grabbed six rebounds and dished out 8 assists. Josh Okogie, Nusuf Nurkic, and Grayson Allen are picking up most of the remaining minutes. Okogie is at 11.3 points per game, while Allen has started all three games, and scoring just shy of 8 per game.

The Suns and Spurs are playing back-to-back games in San Antonio, and then the Suns will go on the road for three straight, starting in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Spurs With Inconsistency Issues All Season

The San Antonio Spurs are going to be up and down all season. They are young, and inexperienced, despite having a veteran elite head coach. Devin Vassell is the top scorer for the Spurs with more than 20 points per game. Tre Jones, who has been leading the point is dishing out six assists per game.

Victory Wembanyama leads the team with 7.3 rebounds per game. The young rookie is second on the team with 15.7 points per game, playing 27 minutes per game. After getting into foul trouble in his first game, he’s gotten better and is averaging 1.7 blocks per game. Keldon Johnston still remains a leader for the Spurs. The small forward is playing more than 30 minutes per game, and scoring 14 points per game.

After the back-to-back games in Phoenix, the Spurs will come home for one game on Sunday against the Raptors. After that, San Antonio goes back on the road for games at the Pacers and Knicks.

Suns Win Big

The Phoenix Suns are going to be one of the best teams in the league this season. While the Spurs may be threatening to get there, they have some work to do. The Spurs are young and inexperienced and are going to take some lumps on the road.

This is going to be another one. Look for the Phoenix Suns to get ahead, stay ahead, and put the Spurs away. The bet for this game is the Phoenix Suns over the San Antonio Spurs. Take the Suns -6.5 over the Spurs!

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