Nuggets vs Suns Prediction and Odds

Nuggets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: The Phoenix Suns are expected to win this game as per the bookmarkers and stats.

An interesting battle awaits as the Denver Nuggets (52-27) are set to meet the Phoenix Suns (44-35) in the upcoming NBA matchup. The Nuggets are on a hunt to clinch their first title. They are still at the top of the Western Conference. However, Denver looked slightly inconsistent in recent games. In the last fixture, they faced a disappointing 103-124 loss against the Houston Rockets.

The Phoenix Suns are trying to re-establish their supremacy that seemed missing in the initial phase of the season. They are coming off a solid winning momentum after 6 consecutive wins. Phoenix is currently in the 4th position in the Western Conference. The Suns defeated the San Antonio Spurs in the last game with a score of 115-94.

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Nuggets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats (Last 5 Games)

The Phoenix Suns will be the home side. They have won all their last 5 fixtures at home. The wins came against teams like the San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, and Orlando Magic. The Suns have an excellent home record of 27-12 this season.

In the last 5 home games

  • The Phoenix Suns have scored 112.6 points per game.
  • The Phoenix Suns have conceded 101.0 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2

It will be an away fixture for the Denver Nuggets. They have won 2 of the last 5 away games. The Nuggets defeated the Washington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets. They lost against the likes of the Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, and New York Knicks. Denver has won 19 out of 39 away fixtures as of now.

In the last away games

  • The Denver Nuggets have scored 106.4 points per game.
  • The Denver Nuggets have conceded 109.2 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3

Nuggets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparison


The Denver Nuggets are playing with a scoring average of 115.9 points per game so far. In shooting, they have a success rate of 50.5% in field goals, 38.1% in 3-pointers, and 75.1% in free throws. The Nuggets are the 5th highest-ranked team in the attack with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 117.1.

The Phoenix Suns have a scoring rate of 113.7 points per game in the current season. They shot 46.8% from the field and 37.5% from the 3-point line. The free throw conversion rate stands at 79.3%. The Suns rank 16 in the attack having an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.7.

Advantage: Nuggets


The Denver Nuggets are allowing the opposition to score 112.5 points per game. They maintained an average of 43.0 rebounds along with 7.5 steals and 4.5 blocks per game. The Nuggets are the 18th-ranked side in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.4.

The Phoenix Suns have conceded 111.3 points per game till now. They played with an average of 44.3 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 7.2 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 5.2. The Suns are the 7th-best side in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 112.5.

Advantage: Suns

115.9Points Scored 113.7
112.5Points Conceded111.3
50.5Field Goal %46.8
38.1Three Point %37.5
75.1Free Throw %79.3
43.0Total Rebounds44.3

Suns vs Nuggets Prediction: Odds


  • Phoenix Suns: -9.5 (-110)
  • Denver Nuggets: +9.5 (-110)


  • Phoenix Suns: -430
  • Denver Nuggets: +350

Win Probability

  • Phoenix Suns: 77%
  • Denver Nuggets: 23%
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Nuggets and Suns: Last 10 Games Stats

Denver Nuggets

  • Win-Loss: 6-4
  • Score: Averaging 109.6 points per game
  • Conceded: 108.0 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 50.0
  • Assist%: 64.4
  • Effective Goal%: 54.0

Phoenix Suns

  • Win-Loss: 7-3
  • Score: Averaging 116.6 points per game
  • Conceded: 110.7 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 50.7
  • Assist%: 66.1
  • Effective Goal%: 53.9

Nuggets vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis

Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets are coming off a shocking defeat against the Houston Rockets in the last game. The loss also prevented the Nuggets from clinching the top seed in the Western Conference. The last quarter became decisive when Denver was outscored 38-18 by Houston. The Nuggets were outrebounded 55-47 by Houston. They also lost 54-62 in the paint.

Michael Porter Jr. led the scoring for the Nuggets with 23 points. He also added 7 rebounds. Nikola Jokic had an off night but he managed to score 14 points with 10 rebounds and 4 assists.

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns confirmed their playoff berth by dominating the San Antonio Spurs in the last matchup. It was also the 7th consecutive win for Phoenix with Durant in the lineup. The Suns led by 18 points at halftime. They gave no chance to the Spurs in the remaining quarters. Phoenix shot 48.3% from the field while restricting San Antonio to 38.9%.

Devin Booker scored the most points for the Suns again. He finished with 27 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists. Chris Paul added 22 points with 3 assists.

Suns vs Nuggets Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

Both these teams have met 188 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Phoenix Suns are ahead with 101 wins, while the Denver Nuggets won 87 games.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by the Suns and 2 by the Nuggets. The previous clash took place recently in the current season on 31 March 2023. The Phoenix Suns won that game with a score of 100-93.

Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)

  • The Phoenix Suns hosted 2 games and won both of them.
  • Average Number of Total Points scored: 232.4
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Phoenix Suns: 117.6
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Denver Nuggets: 114.8

Suns vs Nuggets Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Phoenix Suns

Devin Booker (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 28.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6

Kevin Durant (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 25.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.4

Deandre Ayton (Center)

Points Per Game: 18.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.0 | Assists Per Game: 1.7

Denver Nuggets

Nikola Jokic (Center)

Points Per Game: 24.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.9 | Assists Per Game: 9.8

Jamal Murray (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 20.0 | Assists Per Game: 6.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0

Michael Porter Jr (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 17.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.5 | Steals Per Game: 0.6

Nuggets vs Suns Winner Prediction

  • Home Advantage: Suns
  • Momentum Advantage: Suns
  • Offensive Advantage: Nuggets
  • Defensive Advantage: Suns
  • Overall: Suns to win

The Denver Nuggets need to bring out their best to pose a serious threat to the Suns. They have the challenge of retaining the top position in the West by winning the remaining regular season games. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns will aim to register their seventh straight win. Fans can expect a close contest.

According to the odds and stats, the Suns are expected to win this matchup.