Dec 25, 2022, 12:40 pm ET in NBA
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Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

Expert Top Pick of the Day: Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets

The Phoenix Suns head to Colorado to face one of the top teams in the NBA, the Denver Nuggets, at Ball Arena this Christmas Eve.

The Phoenix Suns are right where they want to be. The Suns may still not be in the perfect spot with the superior numbers. However, Phoenix is now leading the Pacific Division.

The Suns achieved this spot thanks to a 19-14 season record. Although numbers could have been better, the Suns have been able to stay high in standings.

Phoenix is ready to head to Ball Arena in Colorado to face the Denver Nuggets tonight. As for the Nuggets, the numbers could have been better.

However, the Nuggets are still in a higher position than their rivals for the night. The Nuggets are also leading division standings and have remained at the top of the Northwest Division with a 20-11 season record.

Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets Schedule

  • Date: Saturday, December 24, 2022
  • Time: 06:30 PM MST
  • Location: Ball Arena, Denver, CO
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Booker’s Suns Ready to Break Losing Streak

The Suns have had solid performances. Perhaps it’s just another streak, yet Phoenix is now 0-2 in its last two games.

The Suns could not prevent a 113-110 loss to the Washington Wizards and a 125-100 defeat versus the Memphis Grizzlies.

Still, Phoenix has not lost anything but a couple of games. So the team will continue to look to Devin Booker, who has led the team with 28 points and 5.8 assists per game.

Jokic’s Nuggets After Fourth Straight Win

While the Suns are trying to break away from a losing streak, the Nuggets are trying to extend what could match their third four-game winning streak of the season.

The Nuggets could have gone 8-0 if it hadn’t been for a 126-108 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Denver has remained solid in almost every performance, and expectations are now high for the team.

All eyes are still on Nikola Jokic, who has single-handedly led the entire offense. Jokic is now standing with 24-9 points and 9.2 assists per game and marching with a 61.5% field goal percentage.

Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets Odds Comparison 

There is no question the Nuggets have the advantage against the Suns in tonight’s game. For Phoenix, the total has gone under in four of their last six games. As for Denver, the total has also gone under in five of their previous six games.

  • DraftKings has the Nuggets at -190 on a spread of -4.5, and the total is 230.5.
  • FanDuel has the Nuggets at -176 on a spread of -4, and the total is 231.
  • BetRivers has the Nuggets at -175 on a spread of -4, and the total is 231.

Godds Pick or Prediction of the Game

The Suns are all set to head to Denver, expecting to face one of the league’s top teams. Phoenix will arrive in Colorado with a 5-9 road record.

However, the Nuggets are ready to back up an 11-3 home record. With 115.6 points, 43.5 rebounds, and 28.3 assists per game, there is no question the Nuggets are currently one of the best versions of the team in the last few years.

The Suns are also in the 115.2-point range, with 43.2 rebounds and 26.9 assists per game. The numbers might be tight, but the Nuggets still have the edge in tonight’s game and appear ready to get their fourth straight win tonight.

  • Godds Pick/Prediction: The Nuggets win, and the under hits.