Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets Matchup 3/27/2024

The Denver Nuggets (51-21) play the Phoenix Suns (42-30) on March 27, 2024 at Ball Arena. The Nuggets are strongly favored, by 7.5 points, in a contest featuring a pair of the best players in the league, the Nuggets' Jokic and the Suns' Durant. The point total in the matchup is 226.5.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Phoenix Suns Suns
87
+6.5 (-110)
+5.5 (-112)
224.5 pts
229.5 pts
+215
+190
line-movement
Denver Nuggets Nuggets
88
-6.5 (-110)
-5.5 (-108)
-265
-230

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
34-38-1 18-19-0 16-19-1
30-42-1 16-19-1 14-23-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 5-0-0 0-0-0 5-0-0 8-9-0 4-2-0 4-7-0
220.5 to 225 6-4-1 3-2-1 3-2-0 5-9-0 3-5-0 2-4-0
225.5 to 229 4-10-0 3-6-0 1-4-0 7-5-1 5-3-1 2-2-0
229.5 to 235 6-16-0 2-10-0 4-6-0 10-8-0 4-3-0 6-5-0
235.5 to 240 6-3-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 3-6-1 3-3-0 0-3-1
240.5 and over 3-8-1 3-3-1 0-5-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
30-41-2 13-22-2 17-19-0
34-37-2 19-16-1 15-21-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-4-1 2-4-1 0-0-0 7-4-0 6-4-0 1-0-0
-7 to -10 3-4-1 2-4-1 1-0-0 9-5-1 8-5-1 1-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 10-12-0 6-8-0 4-4-0 5-7-0 4-6-0 1-1-0
-0.5 to -3 5-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 1-4-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
0 to 3 5-8-0 1-2-0 4-6-0 5-6-0 1-0-0 4-6-0
+3.5 to +6.5 2-6-0 0-3-0 2-3-0 5-5-1 0-0-0 5-5-1
+7 to +10 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 0-0-0 1-4-0
+10.5 or more 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 19-16 54.3% 45.7 117
Underdog 7-12 36.8% 42.1 111.2
After Win 24-11 68.6% 47.1 118.2
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 29-6 82.9% 55.7 119
Favorite 47-16 74.6% 47.6 115.4
After Losses 14-4 77.8% 50 113.3

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.1 29.1 29.3 26.6 25.1
122.1 31.4 31.2 31.4 28.1
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
112.1 27.9 26.8 29.5 27.9
105.9 27.2 26.7 26.6 25.4
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
114.7 28.9 28.1 30.1 27.6
112.5 28 27.8 29 27.7
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.7 28.1 28.4 27.3 25.9
114.5 28.4 29.5 28.2 28.4

Phoenix Suns Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 PHO 117 @ DEN 107 -8.5 224 43.8% 22 11 44.1% 9 42.7% 14 10 37.5% 14
2/14/24 PHO 130 vs SAC 125 -4.5 245 51.8% 36 7 41.9% 12 51.6% 24 15 29% 13
2/9/24 PHO 129 vs UTA 115 -5 239 59.1% 16 5 48.3% 12 43.6% 31 19 34.3% 15
2/4/24 PHO 140 @ WAS 112 +11 240 61.4% 26 9 44% 17 49% 17 13 21.9% 18
2/1/24 PHO 136 @ BKN 120 +3.5 233 62% 32 9 50% 15 50% 13 8 41% 11

Denver Nuggets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 DEN 107 vs PHO 117 -8.5 224 42.7% 14 10 37.5% 14 43.8% 22 11 44.1% 9
2/29/24 DEN 117 vs SAC 96 -7.5 231 54.1% 11 5 42.9% 15 40% 13 15 34.3% 14
2/9/24 DEN 114 @ LAL 106 +3 230.5 48.5% 7 14 43.8% 12 46.1% 22 10 32% 7
2/5/24 DEN 112 vs POR 103 -15 220.5 48.8% 19 14 42.9% 8 45.9% 15 15 35.5% 13
2/1/24 DEN 100 @ OKC 105 -6 226.5 39.8% 16 12 40.5% 8 42.5% 25 15 42.3% 11

Suns vs. Nuggets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Favorite: Nuggets (-7.5)
  • Total: 226.5

Suns vs. Nuggets Matchup Statistics

  • The 114.8 points per game the Nuggets record are only 0.7 more points than the Suns allow (114.1).
  • The Nuggets average 114.8 points per game (14th in the league) while giving up 110 per contest (seventh in the NBA). They have a +348 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 4.8 points per game.
  • The Suns outscore opponents by three points per game (posting 117.1 points per game, 10th in league, and conceding 114.1 per contest, 16th in NBA) and have a +210 scoring differential.
  • Denver averages 119.0 points per game at home, compared to 110.9 points per game in road games, a difference of 8.1 points per contest.
  • Phoenix scores 117.1 points per game at home, and 117.0 on the road.
  • In their last 10 games, the Nuggets have been putting up 117.4 points per game, an average that's a little higher than the 114.8 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • In their previous 10 games, the Suns are compiling 116.8 points per contest, compared to their season average of 117.1.

Suns vs. Nuggets Previous Meetings

Nuggets vs Suns (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
3/5/2024 Nuggets -8.5 225 -395 +310 117-107 PHO
12/1/2023 Nuggets -1 224 -115 -105 119-111 DEN
5/11/2023 Suns -1.5 226 -120 +100 125-100 DEN
5/9/2023 Nuggets -6.5 227.5 -260 +220 118-102 DEN
5/7/2023 Suns -1 226 -115 -105 129-124 PHO
5/5/2023 Suns -4 225 -180 +155 121-114 PHO
5/1/2023 Nuggets -4 229 -170 +145 97-87 DEN
4/29/2023 Nuggets -4.5 227 -180 +155 125-107 DEN
4/6/2023 Suns -13.5 222 -900 +625 119-115 PHO
3/31/2023 Suns -13.5 223.5 -850 +600 100-93 PHO
1/11/2023 Nuggets -14.5 227 -1150 +750 126-97 DEN
12/25/2022 Nuggets -4 229 -175 +150 128-125 DEN

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic averages 26.1 points, 12.3 boards and 9.0 assists, shooting 58.1% from the floor (10th in league) and 35.4% from beyond the arc, with 1.0 made treys per contest.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is averaging 16.9 points, 1.5 assists and 7.0 boards.
  • Jamal Murray averages 20.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.7 assists, shooting 47.5% from the field and 41.9% from downtown, with 2.4 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Aaron Gordon's numbers on the season are 13.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, shooting 55.3% from the field.
  • Reggie Jackson averages 10.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists, shooting 44.2% from the floor and 35.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.2 made 3-pointers per contest.

Suns Leaders

  • Kevin Durant is averaging 27.6 points, 6.7 boards and 5.3 assists for the Suns.
  • Devin Booker averages 27.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.9 assists. He is also sinking 49.5% of his shots from the field and 36.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.2 treys per contest.
  • Per game, Jusuf Nurkic gets the Suns 11.3 points, 11.0 boards and 3.8 assists, plus 1.0 steal and 1.0 block.
  • Grayson Allen's numbers on the season are 13.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per contest. He is making 50.9% of his shots from the floor and 47.9% from 3-point range (first in NBA), with an average of 2.8 triples.
  • The Suns get 17.9 points per game from Bradley Beal, plus 4.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists.

Suns vs. Nuggets Injury Report

  • Nuggets Injuries: Vlatko Cancar: Out (Knee), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Adductor), Aaron Gordon: Questionable (Foot), Nikola Jokic: Probable (Back), Jamal Murray: Questionable (Knee), Michael Porter Jr.: Probable (Illness)
  • Suns Injuries: Damion Lee: Out (Knee), Bradley Beal: Questionable (Finger), Jusuf Nurkic: Questionable (Ankle)