Ebene News – CA – NBA Betting Preview Tuesday: The Suns’ Elite Defense Confidence Against Nets

We’ve been scorching the past few days with a 9-2 ATS record on our NBA picks Here are some of our favorite plays for Tuesday’s slate:

How deep are the Nuggets capable? That’s the question ahead of Tuesday’s contest, which sees Denver as a small underdog with three starters – Paul Millsap, Will Barton and Gary Harris – excluded from the game

This adjustment goes too far, however.The Nuggets have been one of the top five teams this season, and they showcased the talent that awaits behind the scenes this week – namely Zeke Nnaji, who has scored 30 combined points on 10 shots on 14 in a pair of extended appearances Wednesday and Sunday

In fact, the Celtics’ injuries could play a bigger role in this one Marcus Smart missed all eight Boston games in February, a period in which the team ranks 24th in the net standings (minus- 31) and lost his last five ATS Another missed game for defensive stud is tough news with Jamal Murray likely active for the Nuggets, while Daniel Theis’ absence is a blow to trying to defend MVP candidate Nikola Jokic

It’s weird to melt the Lakers against one of the worst basketball teams, but that doesn’t tell the whole story until Tuesday’s road tilt with the Timberwolves

Los Angeles have lost eight of their last 11 ATS games and entered Tuesday without star Anthony Davis, who will miss an extended time with a leg injury The Lakers have lost four straight ATS without their big star man, all against teams currently under 500

Meanwhile, Minnesota are 5-2 ATS this season with Karl-Anthony Towns, who has played the last three games and claimed Sunday’s outright victory over the Raptors (- 75) behind an 8-for-11 performance from the floor His team could threaten an outright victory if they could intimidate the Lakers’ shorthanded frontcourt on Tuesday

If you haven’t bought the Suns before the season, you’re running out of time Phoenix is ​​tied for second-best NBA ATS record (16-10) and has covered eight of its last 10 games behind the restart from Devin Booker’s game, which started slowly but averaged 274 points out of 526% shooting in February

Another reason is defense The Suns rank fourth in the defensive standings (1084) and have held three of their last six opponents to 92 points or less, a rare feat in today’s NBA Chris Paul has been his usual boredom on defense, but players like Jae Crowder, Cameron Johnson and Mikal Bridges have been integral to the effective defense of the team’s perimeter

The Nets are still deadly offensively with James Harden in the lead, but they haven’t got the support they need with Kevin Durant sidelined – which is only exacerbated with Kyrie Irving missing the Tuesday contest They are also brutal defensively, ranking in the bottom five in points per 100 possessions (1140) on the season.This is not the game to bet on these two star guards who save Brooklyn

C Jackson Cowart is a betting editor for theScore He is an award-winning reporter who visits the Charlotte Observer, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Times Herald-Record and BetChicago He’s also a proud graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, and his love of sweet tea is matched only by that of a juicy side bet. Find him on Twitter @CJacksonCowart

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Ebene News – CA – NBA betting preview Tuesday : Trust the Suns elite defense against the Nets

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