Arena and City where Suns vs. Hornets will be playing
The stage is set for an NBA game between the Suns and Hornets on January 24th, 2023, in Phoenix, AZ at Footprint Center, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Suns vs. Hornets betting tip and prediction
The Western Conference and Eastern Conference collide in this NBA matchup on January 24th, 2023, at 20:00. The Suns enters as -6.5 point favorites in the contest. In the previous game between these two teams, the Suns were 38.5 point underdogs but lost the game to Hornets, 133-99. The over/under for the upcoming game is 227 points. In the previous meeting, the over/under was 235.5 points, and the under was victorious.
We all know how important the 3-point shot is to the game of basketball in the 2022-2023 season, so let us take a look at home these teams fare from long distances. The Suns are making 38.4 percent of their 3-pointers this season. The Hornets are converting on 32.7 percent of their 3-pointers. Suns are attempting 37 percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line. Hornets are taking 36 percent of their field goal attempts from a 3-point distance.
How are the Suns playing this season?
The Suns comes into this game with a 24-24 record, and they are currently 8th in the Western Conference standings. The Suns are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Did the Suns win their most recent game?
Yes, Suns defeated the Grizzlies, 112-110. Mikal Bridges scored 24 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Suns
The leading scorer for the Suns this season is Devin Booker, who is averaging 27.1 points per game. Booker also is the team leader in minutes played per game with 36.39.
Other Team Leaders for the Suns
Coming into the January 24th, 2023 contest, Deandre Ayton leads the Suns with 9.9 rebounds per game Chris Paul has a team-high 8.5 assists per game. He scored 54.5 DraftKings points and 52.7 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Suns is Chris Paul (1.5 steals per game). He has 54.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 52.7 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Bismack Biyombo is leading the way for the Suns with 1.3 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 9.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 9.6 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Suns Team Analysis
The Suns’ point differential this season is 0.6 points per game, which ranks 13th in the NBA. They are averaging 112.6 points per game while allowing 112 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Suns are making 12.8 shots per game, which ranks 8th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Suns are making 17 per game, which ranks 26th in the NBA.
Projected Suns Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Suns plan on having these starting five for the game: Bismack Biyombo, Torrey Craig, Cameron Johnson, Mikal Bridges and Chris Paul. In their last meeting against the Hornets, the Suns’ starting lineup consisted of Jalen Smith, Cameron Johnson, Mikal Bridges, Devin Booker and Chris Paul. For the upcoming matchup, the Suns has the following injuries: Deandre Ayton is out (illness), Devin Booker is out (groin) Jae Crowder is out (personal), Cameron Payne is out (foot) and Landry Shamet is out (foot).
How are the Hornets playing this season?
The Hornets head this game with a 13-35 record, and they are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Hornets are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
Did the Hornets win their most recent game?
No, Hornets came up short against the Jazz, 120-102. Terry Rozier scored 23 points in the loss.
Best scorer for the Hornets
The leading scorer for the Hornets this season is LaMelo Ball, who is averaging 23.5 points per game. LaMelo Ball also leads the team in minutes played per game with 35.71.
Other Team Leaders for the Hornets
Mason Plumlee is leading the way with 9.8 rebounds per game. LaMelo Ball is dishing out a team-high 8.2 assists per game. In terms of steals, the Hornets’ leader is Dennis Smith Jr. with 1.5 steals per game. The blocks’ leader for the Hornets is P.J. Washington, who is sending back 1.1 shots per game.
Hornets Team Analysis
The Hornets’ point differential this season is -6.5 points per game, which ranks 27th in the NBA. They are averaging 112.4 points per game while allowing 118.9 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Hornets are making 10.9 shots per game, which ranks 24th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Hornets are making 17.7 per game, which ranks 24th in the NBA.
Projected Hornets’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
The Hornets are starting these five players for the game: Mason Plumlee, P.J. Washington, Gordon Hayward, Terry Rozier and LaMelo Ball. In their last meeting against the Suns, the Hornets’ starting five were Mason Plumlee, Miles Bridges, Gordon Hayward, Terry Rozier and LaMelo Ball. For the upcoming matchup, Hornets has the following injuries: LaMelo Ball is questionable (ankle), Cody Martin is questionable (knee), and Kelly Oubre Jr. is out (hand).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Suns coming into this game as -6.5 point favorites the suggestion is to bet at the Hornets.
Money Line betting suggestion
Suns are a -6.5 money line favorite for the game against the Hornets, and the suggestion is to pick the Suns.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Suns and Hornets is 227 points, so the suggestion is to take the under.
Will there be Overtime?
The Suns and Hornets have combined for an impressive 8 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Suns vs Hornets betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on January 24th, 2023.
The contest will take place at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ.
The Suns have a 24-24 record thus far this season, they are the 8th seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Hornets are 13-35, they own the 14th spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Suns and Hornets played, the Hornets won, 133-99.
Suns are favorites by -6.5 points for the January 24th, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Suns were a 38.5 point underdog. They lost the game against Hornets, 133-99.
The over/under is 227 points for the January 24th, 2023 game. The last time the Suns and Hornets faced each other, the over/under was 235.5. Bettors who took the under won. The teams combined for 232 points.
The matchup on January 24th, 2023, is the first game between the Suns and Hornets this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on March 02, 2023 at the Spectrum Center.