Phoenix won 58 of the 71 games it was favored on the moneyline last season (81.7%). Meanwhile, the Suns have headed in the opposite direction, losing five in a row along with 14 of their last 15. Their track bookmakers lone victory since December 18 came at home nearly three weeks later on January 6, a 111-102 upset of the Charlotte Hornets as two-point underdogs. We’re taking the Suns -6 and over 228 points. The 1977-78 Suns would make the playoffs behind Rookie of the Year Walter Davis before being swept by the Bucks. The next year the Suns would make another unexpected playoff run, as the team stunned the Blazers and Kings, before falling one game short of the NBA Finals when they lost Game 7 of the Western conference finals to Seattle. After a series of postseason disappointments, the Suns would return to the conference finals in 1983-84, following up a mediocre regular season (41-41) with upsets over Portland and Utah, but a bet on the Pheonix Suns to make the NBA Finals would not pay off, as they fell to Magic Johnson’s Lakers in six games.