The Phoenix Suns (36-29) open up as 12.5-point favorites at the Footprint Center for a matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder (31-34) on Wednesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder are seven spots behind the fourth-placed Phoenix Suns, sitting 11th in the Western Conference. It wouldn’t have been a surprise to see the Phoenix Suns as even bigger favorites than the oddsmakers currently have them pinned down. They welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder after winning their previous three games, and confidence is high going into this next match.
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder Betting expert picks
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder Moneyline
Go for the Phoenix Suns to win (1.12) on the moneyline.
The Phoenix Suns have been in red-hot form lately, winning their last three games straight up. Confidence should be high, and with -855 odds on the moneyline, they’ll look to take down the Oklahoma City Thunder with ease. Their current odds suggest there is a 90% chance of a home win on Wednesday. 5-5 on the road recently, the Oklahoma City Thunder are the underdog in this matchup. Punters who bet on the away team to win are being offered odds of +575. Although the visitors are on a three-game winning streak, so there may be value backing them on the moneyline.
Bet on the Phoenix Suns for the outright moneyline win. The hosts have gone 7-3 in their past ten matchups against the Oklahoma City Thunder, winning the last game 124-115 at the Footprint Center on February 2023.
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder Spread
Go for the Phoenix Suns -12.5 (1.91) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The Phoenix Suns are the 12.5-point favorites over the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to the oddsmakers. If the hosts hold that to be true, they could well be on their way to one of the biggest victories on Wednesday. They’ve won four of their last five home encounters in this series, averaging a 19.0-point differential in their favor.
The Phoenix Suns have gone 17-13-1 ATS at Footprint Center. Their overall record for the season is 35-28-2 ATS. The Phoenix Suns have been a reliable pick when it comes to covering the spread. They have had success in their last three games, going 5-3-2 ATS in their last ten matches.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are now 40-23-2 ATS for the season after covering the spread in three straight games. The Oklahoma City Thunder have had success covering the spread in five of their last ten games. In Western Conference matchups, they ended up 54-33 ATS recently.
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder Total
Total over 234.0 (1.91) is our pick at AZ sports betting sites.
An entertaining game with plenty of points could be on the cards on Tuesday. The Phoenix Suns and the Oklahoma City Thunder have averaged 223.8 points from their past ten matchups after all, as well as 221.4 points in the last five at Footprint Center.
The total line is set at 234.0. The Phoenix Suns and the Oklahoma City Thunder’ combined points total has not exceeded this 234.0 line seven times in their last ten matchups. Betting Under on the Total market returns odds of -110.
The last three Phoenix Suns games went over. Their record for the season is now 30-33 O/U. Betting on the over would’ve paid out as a winning bet in three of the last five home matches. The Phoenix Suns are 5-5 O/U in their last ten home and away matches combined.
The total went over in four of the last five games for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Their record for the season is 37-26 O/U. The last five road games involving the Oklahoma City Thunder surpassed the total on four occasions, averaging 252.6 points per game.
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Oklahoma City Thunder (+575) | Phoenix Suns (-855)
- Against the spread (ATS): Oklahoma City Thunder +12.5 (-110) | Phoenix Suns -12.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 234.0 (-110) | (-110)
Phoenix Suns Form
Form-wise, the Phoenix Suns are looking strong on the back of three consecutive wins. A 126-130 triumph over the Dallas Mavericks extended their winning streak, leaving them 7-3 in their last 10 matches overall.
The Phoenix Suns have been incredibly proficient on the offensive side of the court. While their regular season average is 113.0, they have averaged an outstanding 117.0 points in their last five games. The defense of this team has been relentless. They have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing only 111.1 points per game this season and 108.0 points in the last five matches.
The Phoenix Suns are a legitimate postseason contender once more. Last season’s Conference semi-finalists are currently sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference with a record of 36-29. They are ranked second in the Pacific Division after 65 games.
Landry Shamet is the only reported injury concern for the Phoenix Suns ahead of Wednesday’s game.
Oklahoma City Thunder Form
Form is really looking good for the Oklahoma City Thunder after claiming a 137-128 win against Golden State Warriors last week. The victory extended their winning streak to three matches, improving their regular season record to 31-34. They are also 11-19 on the road.
This season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been on fire offensively. They have the tools to score points quickly and consistently, proven by their 118.4 points per game average. Defensively, they continue to struggle, giving up 119.2 points in their last five matches and 116.8 points this year alone.
Last year, the Oklahoma City Thunder failed to qualify for the playoffs after a 24-57 regular season. They ended up 14th in the Western Conference and fifth in the Northwest Division. Their chances of reaching postseason play this season don’t look good either, with the away side 31-34 so far.
Kenrich Williams, Aleksej Pokusevski, Chet Holmgren, and Jalen Williams are set to miss the Oklahoma City Thunder game due to injuries.
Phoenix Suns VS Oklahoma City Thunder H2H history
After suffering a defeat of 117-96 on April 2022, the Phoenix Suns exacted revenge against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 2023, winning 124-115 at the Footprint Center. Playing the Phoenix Suns on the road has often proved to be an experience to forget for the Oklahoma City Thunder, especially in their last five visits, which saw them fall to defeat four times.
In their last ten head-to-head games, the Phoenix Suns managed 116.7 points on average per game, while the Oklahoma City Thunder put 107.1 points on board.