In the Denver part and the Phoenix Sun face off for the first time in Mile High City on Friday night. It makes time for us to continue the NBA playoff odds series and make predictions and picks in a sun-part.
The episode now has a postseason after two straight game drops in the 4-4 desert. Denver is 2-1 ATS after their playoffs have been identified as favorites so far.
Sun 6-2 against the spread in both straight up and playoffs. When the first round against the Los Angeles Lakers with two embarrassing underdogs the tabbed Phoenix is 2-2.
Here’s how not to set the odds on the sun-part of opening sportsbooks.
NBA Odds: 3 Odds played in the Sun-part
Denver -1.5 (-110)
Phoenix Sun +1,5 (-110)
Over 224.5 points (-110)
Under 224.5 points (-110)
Why the part was covered and spread
Denver has an important game 3 back against the wall for them they can’t afford to lose. Fortunately fans and bettors on the part have a reliable source to turn them into new most valuable players.
Nikola Jokic has had his house lit out on the floor. In the home part three postseason games, Jokic averaged 36.7 points on 55.2% shooting, including 40% from deep.
The part badly requires a giant performance from their Big Man on Friday. Where the Joker scores 35 points or more, they’re a perfect 4-0 games this postseason. The most valuable players and some 35 from Denver are 0-4.
Of course, Jokic can’t be the only source of crime if in part this game is expected to win. Denver need Michael Porter Jr. to extend tonight after having a great series against the Blazers.
MPJ is currently shooting 34.5% off the field of this series and averages only 13.0 points per game, well below its average in the last series against the Blazers. However, like Jokic, he also rents well in front of the crowd in many homes.
Jokic and Porter Jr. can increase their offensive game on Friday night, in part there will be a great shot to get this series within reach.