Golden State @ Phoenix
Current Records: Golden State 19-17; Phoenix 23-11
What to Know
After three games on the road, the Phoenix Suns are heading back home. Phoenix and the Golden State Warriors will face off in a Pacific Division battle at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday at PHX Arena. The Suns will be strutting in after a win while Golden State will be stumbling in from a loss.
Phoenix beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-104 on Tuesday. Phoenix’s small forward Mikal Bridges filled up the stat sheet, picking up 19 points and five assists along with six rebounds.
Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for the Dubs as they fell 108-106 to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. The contest was as close as the oddsmakers predicted, but Golden State had been the slight favorite coming in. Point guard Stephen Curry put forth a good effort for the losing side as he had 35 points and five assists in addition to seven boards.
This next matchup looks promising for the Suns, who are favored by a full 11.5 points. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
Phoenix’s victory brought them up to 23-11 while the Dubs’ defeat pulled them down to 19-17. Two defensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Phoenix comes into the game boasting the third fewest points allowed per game in the league at 107.4. As for Golden State, they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 44.10%, which places them second in the league.
How To WatchWhen: Thursday at 10 p.m. ETWhere: PHX Arena — Phoenix, ArizonaTV: Fox Sports – ArizonaOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppOdds
The Suns are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Warriors, according to the latest NBA odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Suns as a 6-point favorite.
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Golden State have won 17 out of their last 21 games against Phoenix.
Jan 28, 2021 – Phoenix 114 vs. Golden State 93Feb 29, 2020 – Golden State 115 vs. Phoenix 99Feb 12, 2020 – Phoenix 112 vs. Golden State 106Dec 27, 2019 – Golden State 105 vs. Phoenix 96Oct 30, 2019 – Phoenix 121 vs. Golden State 110Mar 10, 2019 – Phoenix 115 vs. Golden State 111Feb 08, 2019 – Golden State 117 vs. Phoenix 107Dec 31, 2018 – Golden State 132 vs. Phoenix 109Oct 22, 2018 – Golden State 123 vs. Phoenix 103Apr 08, 2018 – Golden State 117 vs. Phoenix 100Apr 01, 2018 – Golden State 117 vs. Phoenix 107Mar 17, 2018 – Golden State 124 vs. Phoenix 109Feb 12, 2018 – Golden State 129 vs. Phoenix 83Apr 05, 2017 – Golden State 120 vs. Phoenix 111Dec 03, 2016 – Golden State 138 vs. Phoenix 109Nov 13, 2016 – Golden State 133 vs. Phoenix 120Oct 30, 2016 – Golden State 106 vs. Phoenix 100Mar 12, 2016 – Golden State 123 vs. Phoenix 116Feb 10, 2016 – Golden State 112 vs. Phoenix 104Dec 16, 2015 – Golden State 128 vs. Phoenix 103Nov 27, 2015 – Golden State 135 vs. Phoenix 116Injury Report for PhoenixCameron Johnson: Out (Covid-19)Injury Report for Golden StateStephen Curry: Out (Rest)Draymond Green: Out (Ankle)Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist)Marquese Chriss: Out for the Season (Lower Leg)Klay Thompson: Out for the Season (Achilles)