Suns vs. Raptors Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Mar 7

Phoenix Suns guard Bradley Beal (3) reacts during the third quarter against the LA Clippers at Footprint Center.
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The Suns and Toronto Raptors will matchup on Thursday, Mar 7. Tip-off for the game is 9:00 ET and will be shown on AZFa. Phoenix is favored by 10.5 points in this game, and the total is 232.5. Who do we think will come out on top? Keep reading for our top Suns vs. Raptors predictions.

Suns vs. Raptors Odds

  • Spread: Suns -10.5
  • Total 232.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 7
  • Time: 9:00 ET
  • Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix AZ
  • TV: AZFa

Raptors Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Raptors have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • The Raptors are 2-1 ATS in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Toronto has an ATS mark of 0-3 while going 0-3 straight up.

Suns Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Suns have an over/under record of 0-5 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Although Phoenix has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 119 points per game in these games.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Suns have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 1-2.

Taking a Look at the Raptors Chances in Phoenix

The Raptors have a record of 23-39 this season and are currently 12th in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 7-16 compared to 16-23 against other Eastern Conference teams.

Toronto has a 29-33 ATS record for the season, including going 16-14 ATS on the road. They have failed to cover the spread in their last four games, but they are 9-12 ATS as the underdog this season.

This season, the average O/U line in Raptors games is 229.5, which is lower than today’s line of 232.5. Toronto has a 33-28-1 O/U record for the season, with 40 of their games finishing with lower scoring than today’s line.

In their most recent game, the Raptors lost to the Pelicans by a score of 139-98. The O/U line for that game was 230.5, and Toronto was a 9.5-point underdog going into the game.

Toronto has won three straight games on the road, and they are 10-20 on the road this season. As the underdog, the Raptors are 11-30 straight-up and 20-21 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the Raptors are averaging 114.1 points per game, which is 17th in the NBA. However, when playing on the road, they are averaging 117.3 points per game, which is 6th in the league.

When it comes to pace, Toronto is 14th in the NBA with 99.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 47%, which is 15th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Raptors are 25th in the NBA at 35%. In terms of free throws, they are averaging 22.1 attempts per game, which is 16th in the league.

At this time, the Raptors’ defense is positioned 23rd in the NBA, permitting 118.0 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Raptors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.9% and allowing 37.3% from beyond the arc.

Will the Suns Find a Way to Win at Home?

The Suns are favored by 10.5 points today against the Raptors. This season, Phoenix has been favored in 46 of their 62 games, going 30-16 in those games. As the favorite, they have a scoring differential of +5 points per game.

Against the spread at home, the Suns are 12-20 this season and have failed to cover the spread in their last three home games. Overall, their ATS record is 25-36, with a mark of 18-27 as the favorite.

Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 27-34-1, and their games have averaged 231.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 232.5, and the Suns have played to an average of 232.7 points per game.

In their last game, the Suns beat the Nuggets by a score of 117-107. The O/U line for that game was 224, resulting in a push. Phoenix covered the spread as 8.5-point underdogs.

The Suns are currently 6th in the Western Conference with a record of 36-26. Against the Western Conference, they are 22-19 and 7-8 against other teams in the Pacific Division. At home, the Suns are 20-13 compared to 16-13 on the road.

The Suns are one of the NBA’s best teams at getting to the free-throw line, leading the league in free-throw attempts per game at 25.3. They are also 2nd in made free throws at 20.4 per game. In terms of scoring, Phoenix is 12th in the NBA at 117.1 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Suns are 10th in the league in three-point percentage at 37%. However, they are just 21st in made threes per game and 26th in three-point attempts. In terms of overall field goal percentage, Phoenix is 4th in the NBA at 49%.

So far this season, the Suns have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.2% of their games. In terms of pace, Phoenix is 15th in the league at 98.8 possessions per game. When playing at home, the Suns are 15th in the NBA in scoring.

Phoenix’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 114.3 points per game. The Suns defense is coming off a game in which they held the Nuggets offense to just 43.8% shooting. Overall, they gave up 107 points to Denver.

Suns vs. Raptors Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is RJ Barrett and his points prop of 21.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -113 while the under is at -121. In this game against the Suns, we suggest betting on the under for RJ Barrett and his points prop set at 21.5. Our player projection model anticipates him not reaching his prop, with a projected total of 19.

  • The Prop: RJ Barrett Under 21.5 Points (-121)

Suns vs. Raptors Predictions

Coming in as the underdogs at +10.5, we have the Raptors 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 232.5 and our model has the Raptors and Suns finishing with a combined 229 points. Our pick is to take the under.

The Pick: Raptors +10.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook