Suns vs Nuggets NBA Game Preview (3/27/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 27, 2024 - Last Updated on March 28, 2024
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Suns vs. Nuggets

The Phoenix Suns are scheduled to play against the Denver Nuggets at 10:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Ball Arena in Denver and will be broadcast on ESPN. NBA odds feature a point spread of -7.5 in favor of the Nuggets. Suns odds are set at +243, while Nuggets odds are at -306. The over/under for the game is 226.5.

Suns vs Nuggets pregame odds for Wednesday night

The pregame NBA betting odds for the Nuggets vs. Suns match show a consistent point spread across various sportsbooks, with Denver favored by -7.5 points. The over/under for Wednesday’s game is pretty much set at 226.5 points. The moneyline sees the Nuggets at around -305 to -320, and the Suns at +245 to +250, indicating a leaning towards the Nuggets’ victory in this matchup. Wednesday’s game is the third meeting between these two teams, with both getting a win. Phoenix won the most recent matchup in early March, a 117-107 OT win in Denver. The Suns easily covered the +9.5-point spread, with the total being a push of 224 points. Current odds at Massachusetts online sportsbooks are as follows:

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Suns vs. Nuggets.

Suns vs Nuggets projected starting lineups (3/27/24)

Phoenix Suns starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Devin Booker
  • SG: Bradley Beal (game-time decision)
  • SF: Grayson Allen
  • PF: Kevin Durant
  • C: Jusuf Nurkic (game-time decision)

Denver Nuggets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jamal Murray (game-time decision)
  • SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
  • SF: Michael Porter Jr. (game-time decision)
  • PF: Aaron Gordon (game-time decision)
  • C: Nikola Jokic (game-time decision)

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata. 

Suns vs Nuggets injuries for tonight’s game

Suns: Bradley Beal (finger) and Jusuf Nurkic (are) are questionable for Phoenix ahead of tonight’s game. Damion Lee (knee) is out, affecting Suns odds.

Nuggets: Michael Porter Jr. (illness) and Nikola Jokic (back) are listed as probable for the Nuggets, while Jamal Murray (ankle) and Aaron Gordon (foot) are listed as questionable for tonight’s game. Zeke Nnaji (thigh) and Vlatko Cancar (knee) are out on Wednesday.

Team standings and stats for Wednesday’s game

In a possible NBA playoff matchup, the Suns and Nuggets are set for their next NBA game.

Phoenix Suns team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Phoenix Suns, currently 8th in the Western Conference with a 42-30 record, have shown resilience with 23 home wins and 19 away wins. Phoenix is 6-4 in its last 10 games, including a recent loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Their ability to rebound and assist effectively, as seen in their last game, highlights their potential impact in the upcoming match against the Nuggets. Here is where the Suns rank for notable stats:

  • Points per game: 117.1 (10th)
  • Points allowed per game: 114.1 (16th)
  • Rebounds: 44.3 (8th)
  • Assists: 27.0 (12th)
  • FG%: 49.6 (tied for 4th)
  • 3PT%: 38.1 (5th)

Denver Nuggets team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Denver Nuggets lead the Western Conference with a record of 51-21, showcasing their dominance at home with 29 victories and maintaining a strong performance on the road with 22 wins. Their recent game against the Memphis Grizzlies ended in a win, with the Nuggets demonstrating defensive prowess by holding the Grizzlies to 103 points on 39.4% shooting and 25% from the 3-point line. This performance is a testament to the Nuggets odds in the upcoming game, reflecting their balanced attack and solid defense. Denver is 9-1 in its last 10 games, including a win over New York Knicks last week. Here is where the Nuggets rank in notable stats:

  • Points per game: 114.8 (14th)
  • Points allowed per game: 110.0 (7th)
  • Rebounds per game: 44.2 (9th)
  • Assists per game: 29.3 (3rd)
  • FG%: 49.6 (tied for 4th)
  • 3PT%: 37.2 (11th)

Player Stats for Suns vs Nuggets on March 27

Looking at the season averages, the Suns and Nuggets have players who significantly impact NBA odds. Here are the season leaders for both teams:

Phoenix Suns leaders before tonight’s game

Devin Booker and Kevin Durant are the key players to watch for the Suns, influencing their odds for the upcoming game. Here are the top Suns players from their recent game against San Antonio:

  • 1. Devin Booker (SG): 36 PTS, 6 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • 2. Kevin Durant (PF): 29 PTS, 8 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • 3. Royce O’Neale (PF): 12 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 4. Jusuf Nurkic (C): 6 PTS, 9 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • 5. Bradley Beal (SG): 9 PTS, 5 RBS, 6 ASTS

The Suns got the win over the Nuggets on Wednesday night, here are the top five season leaders Phoenix:

  • Kevin Durant: 27.6 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 5.3 APG
  • Devin Booker: 27.4 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 6.9 APG
  • Bradley Beal: 17.9 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Grayson Allen: 13.5 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.1 APG
  • Eric Gordon: 11.8 PPG, 2.0 RPG, 2.2 APG

Denver Nuggets leaders before tonight’s game

The Nuggets showcased a strong performance in their recent home game against Memphis, with Nikola Jokic leading the way. As the Nuggets prepare for their next game, bettors are closely analyzing the Nuggets odds and their stats. Here are the top Nuggets players from their recent game against the Grizzlers:

  • 1. Nikola Jokic (C): 29 PTS, 11 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • 2. Christian Braun (SG): 17 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 3. Reggie Jackson (PG): 15 PTS, 1 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • 4. Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 11 PTS, 4 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • 5. Justin Holiday (SF): 11 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS

Here are Denver’s season leaders heading into tonight’s game against the Suns:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 26.1 PPG, 12.3 RPG, 9.0 APG
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 20.9 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 6.7 APG
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 16.9 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Aaron Gordon (PF): 13.8 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.4 APG
  • Reggie Jackson (PG): 10.0 PPG, 1.8 RPG, 3.8 APG
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