After scoring 45 points, Durant guides Phoenix in match against Cleveland

After scoring 45 points, Durant guides Phoenix in match against Cleveland

The Phoenix Suns will face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in a matchup between two strong teams in their respective conferences. The Suns have a record of 37-27 and are currently sixth in the Western Conference, while the Cavaliers hold a record of 41-23 and are third in the Eastern Conference. The game will take place in Cleveland on Monday at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

The FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE for the game is Suns -5.5, with an over/under of 223.5. Phoenix is coming off a loss to the Boston Celtics, where Kevin Durant scored 45 points. The Cavaliers have been strong at home this season, with a record of 22-12. They are known for their fast-paced style of play, averaging 15.4 fast break points per game.

The Suns have a road record of 16-13 and are 16-5 when they have fewer turnovers than their opponents. They average 14.1 turnovers per game. The Cavaliers score an average of 113.8 points per game, slightly less than the 114.3 points the Suns give up. Both teams are strong from beyond the arc, with the Suns making an average of 12.0 3-pointers per game and the Cavaliers allowing only 11.8.

Key players to watch in the game include Jarrett Allen and Darius Garland for the Cavaliers, who are averaging 16.2 points and 10.7 rebounds, and 19.5 points and 6.8 assists respectively over the last 10 games. For the Suns, Kevin Durant leads the team with averages of 28.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 5.5 assists, while Grayson Allen has been a sharpshooter from beyond the arc.

Both teams have had similar records in their last 10 games, with the Cavaliers going 5-5 and the Suns also going 5-5. The Cavaliers have been averaging 108.3 points per game, while the Suns have been averaging 113.5 points per game during this stretch. Injuries will play a factor in the game, with key players like Evan Mobley, Devin Booker, and others listed as out or day to day.

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