A telling percentage of bets are riding on the Warriors tonight; ‘A Suns win would be good for the sportsbooks’

Tonight, all eyes are on the court as the Phoenix Suns and the Golden State Warriors face off in the 2023-24 NBA season opener at the Chase Center in San Francisco. But there's more to this matchup than meets the eye, especially in the world of sports betting. 

The game is scheduled for 10 p.m. and BetUS Sportsbook lists Golden State as a -2.5-point favorite in the latest Suns vs. Warriors odds. The over/under for total points is 234 ½ and the money line is Golden State –145 and Phoenix +125. 

At BetUS, we've been closely monitoring the action, and the numbers tell an intriguing story. The volume of bets and money wagered is heavily leaning towards the Warriors, with a telling 59% of our customers backing Golden State to secure the win, representing a 76% share of the money wagered on the money line. It's clear that the Warriors' fan base is feeling the excitement of the season's start. 

When it comes to the point spread, 59.5% of bets representing an overwhelming 71.5% of the money wagered are betting on the Warriors' ability to cover the spread tonight. 

“Of course, that means a Suns victory would be good for the book tonight,” says Tim Williams, director of public relations for BetUS.  

But that's not the only trend to watch. The ‘under’ 234 ½ points seems to be the favored option tonight, with 51% of bets and a striking 80% of the total money wagered on the point total betting on the ‘under’. It's a sign that many are expecting a defensive showdown. 

As the clock ticks down to tip-off, anticipation is mounting both on the court and in the sports betting world. The Suns and the Warriors are about to deliver a thrilling matchup, and BetUS is your front-row seat to the action. 

For more details on tonight's game and to stay updated on the latest odds, visit BetUS, your go-to source for expert insights and predictions. 

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