Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs [ABC | 1:00 PM ET]
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SUNS: Phoenix is simply playing out the final few games of the season, since they were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs a few nights ago. The Suns have some rebuilding to do, considering they are one of the oldest teams in the NBA. The Suns are 37-38 SU and 34-38-3 ATS overall this season, and currently sitting in 10th place in the Western Conference. Phoenix is 16-20 SU and 19-15 ATS in road games this season. The Suns are starting their last road trip of the season today, a 5 game trip. Phoenix eliminated the Spurs from the playoffs last season, but have lost both meetings against them this season. PG Steve Nash has vowed to finish the season strong, regardless of the Suns record. Nash is averaging a team high 15.3 PPG and an NBA high 11.4 APG this year. The Suns are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 road games against a team with a winning home record. Phoenix is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a SU win of more than 10 points. The Suns are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600%. Phoenix is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

Suns are 1-4 ATS last 5 games against the Western Conference.

Over is 7-1 last 8 games against a team with a winning SU record.

G Steve Nash (illness) is probable.
SPURS: San Antonio is currently facing adversity, as they are on the verge of an epic collapse. The Spurs had a commanding lead in the Western Conference, but have seen their lead dwindle down to just 1.5 games heading into this afternoon. San Antonio has lost their last 6 games SU, allowing more than 100 points in 5 of those contests. The Spurs are 57-19 SU and 41-33-2 ATS overall this season. San Antonio is an NBA best 33-5 SU and 17-20 ATS in home games this year. The Spurs have failed to cover 6 of their previous 7 home games coming into this afternoon. The Spurs are 6-12 ATS after allowing 105 points or more in their previous game. San Antonio has won both meetings SU against Phoenix this season.  PG Tony Parker is averaging 17.7 PPG and a team high 6.6 APG this year. The Spurs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against the Pacific Division. San Antonio is 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games following an ATS loss. The Spurs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The Spurs are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a SU loss. San Antonio is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.

Spurs are 1-6 ATS last 7 home games.

Over is 5-0 last 5 games against the Western Conference.

None Reported.
Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers [ABC | 3:30 PM ET]
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NUGGETS: Denver is the team nobody wants to play in the playoffs. The Nuggets are playing like a college team, with tons of passion and complete trust in each other. The Nuggets have been reinvigorated since Carmelo Anthony was traded to New York. Not only have the Nuggets been one of the biggest surprises in the 2nd half of the season, but also one of the best team overall. Denver is 46-29 SU and 39-32-4 ATS overall this season. The Nuggets are 15-22 SU and 21-16 ATS in road games this year. Denver is 18-12 ATS as the listed underdog this season, including 4-3 ATS as a road underdog between 6.5 and 9 points. The Nuggets are averaging an NBA high 107.5 PPG this season. C Nene Hilario is averaging 14.8 PPG and 7.6 RPG this year for Denver. The Nuggets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games against a team with a home winning percentage greater than .600%. Denver is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Nuggets are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a SU win. Denver is 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games following an ATS win. The Nuggets are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games against the Western Conference. Denver is 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall.

Projected Score: 101 (SIDE of the Day)

Nuggets are 5-0 ATS last 5 games as a road underdog.

Under is 14-5 last 19 games against a team with a winning SU record.

F Al Harrington (Achilles) is questionable.

LAKERS: (-7, O/U 203.5) No team in the NBA is playing better than Los Angeles is right now. The Lakers are making a push for the best record in the NBA, as they've only lost 1 game SU since the All-Star break. Los Angeles is incredibly focused right now, especially on the defensive side of the ball. The Lakers have held 11 of their last 18 opponents to 87 points or fewer. For the season, Los Angeles is allowing just 95.1 PPG, 8th fewest in the NBA. The Lakers are 55-20 SU and 37-37-1 ATS overall this season. Los Angeles is 29-8 SU and 15-22 ATS in home games this season. The Lakers currently trail San Antonio by 1.5 games for the best record in the NBA. Los Angeles has split their season series against the Nuggets this season. G Kobe Bryant is averaging team highs of 25.2 PPG and 4.8 APG this year for the Lakers. The Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600%. Los Angeles is 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS win. The Lakers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games against the Western Conference. Los Angeles is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest.

Projected Score: 103

Lakers are 13-3 ATS last 16 games against a team with a winning SU record.

Under is 15-7 last 22 games following a SU win.

F Lamar Odom (flu) is probable.