Suns vs. Nuggets Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Dec 1

Nov 26, 2023; New York, New York, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) argues over a call in the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden
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Are you in need of Suns vs. Nuggets predictions? Well, you’re in the right place as the Nuggets are on the road to face the Suns on Friday, Dec 1 at 10:00 ET. The current total is 225.5, and the Nuggets are favored by 2.5. Below you’ll find our Suns vs. Nuggets player props and predictions.

Suns vs. Nuggets Odds

  • Spread: Nuggets -2.5
  • Total 225.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Dec 1
  • Time: 10:00 ET
  • Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix AZ
  • TV: ESPN

Nuggets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Nuggets have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 2-2-1 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nuggets have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 2-8 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 107 points per game in these contests.
  • As the betting favorite, the Nuggets have an ATS mark of just 1-8-1 in their last ten games. Denver posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.

Suns Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Suns have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last three home contests, Phoenix has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 110 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Suns have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

Will Denver Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

Coming into today’s matchup, the Nuggets is focused on adding to their three game winning streak, with an overall record of 13-6. The Western Conference sees the Nuggets currently at 2nd, and in the Northwest division, they are 2nd.

Denver’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 134 points vs. the Rockets. Overall, they hit 50.5% of their shots from the field and went 19/26 from the free-throw line. Nikola Jokic is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 29 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Michael Porter Jr. brings a PPG average of 17.6 into the game.

Currently, the Nuggets’ defense holds the 7th rank in the NBA, allowing 109.7 points per game.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nuggets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.8% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.7% from downtown.

Can Phoenix Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

Coming into today’s game vs. the Nuggets, the Suns are looking to build on their above .500 record of 11-7. On the road, the Suns have gone 7-3 so far this season compared to their 4-4 mark at home.

The Suns offense is coming off a game where they scored 105 points against the Raptors. They posted a field goal percentage of 40.4% and connected on 7 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kevin Durant, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 31.3, while Devin Booker also maintains a PPG average of 27.3 leading up to the game.

On average, the Phoenix defense is giving up 113.2 points per game (17th). Right now, they are on a 3 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Suns defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.9% while allowing 35.1% from downtown.

Suns vs. Nuggets Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Kevin Durant and his points prop of 31.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -110 while the under is at -120. Our model predicts that Kevin Durant will finish with 29 points, 6 rebounds, and 6. As for his points prop, we favor the under at 31.5.

  • The Prop: Kevin Durant Under 31.5 Points (-120)

Suns vs. Nuggets Predictions

Coming in as the underdogs at +2.5, we have the Suns as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 225.5 and our model has the Nuggets and Suns finishing with a combined 226 points. Our pick is to take the over.

The Pick: Suns +2.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook