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Phoenix Suns vs. Washington Wizards

February 4, 2024

The Phoenix Suns will travel to Washington, District of Columbia to face the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena with the game tipping off at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday afternoon and will air on NBA TV.

The Phoenix Suns saw their two-game winning streak come to an end on Friday with a 120-129 loss on the road against the Atlanta Hawks which dropped their record to 28-21 and put them in 6th place in the Western Conference. The Suns have been an above-average team offensively as they enter this game averaging the 12th most points per game in the NBA with an average of 116.81 points per game. Kevin Durant and Devin Booker have played pivotal roles in the success that Phoenix has had offensively as they have combined for an average of 56.7 points and 13 assists per game. Defensively, the Suns have also been slightly above average as they are allowing an average of 114.35 points per game which is less than the league average of 115.53 points allowed per game. The Phoenix Suns will look to bounce back following the loss on the road against the Hawks when they travel to face the Washington Wizards.

The Wizards have the 2nd worst record in the NBA and the Eastern Conference this season with a record of 9-39 and are on a two-game losing streak following Friday’s 102-110 loss at home against the Miami Heat. Washington has been the worst defensive team in the league as they are allowing the most points in the NBA with an average of 124 points allowed per game. Offensively, the Wizards have been slightly below average as they are averaging 115.02 points per game. Kyle Kuzma has been the best player on the team this season and leads the team in scoring and is 2nd on the team in assists with an average of 21.8 points and 4.3 assists per game. The Washington Wizards will look to end their two-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns on Sunday afternoon.

BookMaker has the Phoenix Suns listed as 11-point favorites on the road against the Washington Wizards on Sunday afternoon. The teams are 5-5 in the last ten while Washington has won two of the previous three meetings. The Wizards have covered the spread in six of the last ten including three straight games in the series. The Phoenix Suns are 18-29-2 ATS overall, 11-12-1 ATS on the road, and 12-22-2 ATS as a favorite this season while the Washington Wizards are 22-25-1 ATS overall, 7-16 ATS at home, and 21-22-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Neither team has been great at covering the spread this season as both enter this game with losing records ATS with Phoenix having a record of 18-29-2 ATS overall and Washington having a record of 22-25-1 ATS overall. However, the Wizards have been the better team at covering the spread in the series, covering in six of the last ten including three straight games against the Suns which is why I am taking the points with the Washington Wizards when they host the Phoenix Suns on Sunday afternoon. 

Spooky Express Pick: Washington Wizards +11