How the Suns Stack Up Among the Top Teams in the NBA in October

Where Suns Rank Among Best in NBA in October
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After coaching the Phoenix Suns to an impressive three-year stretch from 2020-21 to 2022-23, Monty Williams has left a lasting impact with an average of 53 wins per season. With what is widely regarded as their most talented championship roster in years, the Suns are now in a strong position to achieve success.

The Suns will start their season against Golden State on Oct. 24, and Arizona sports betting fans are excited for a strong beginning.

Even though the season’s opening month is short, it is important to begin with vigor. yengols.com utilized ChampsorChumps.us to examine the performance of all NBA teams in October across the seasons from 2017-2018 to 2019-2020, as there were no games played in October of the 2020-21 NBA season.

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NBA Team Records for October Since the 2017-18 Season

RankTeamRecordWin Pct.
1 Milwaukee Bucks 22-9.710
T-2 Toronto Raptors 23-10.697
T-2 Utah Jazz 23-10.697
4 Golden State Warriors 22-12.647
5 Portland Trail Blazers 20-11.645
T-6 Boston Celtics 19-11.633
T-6 San Antonio Spurs 19-11.633
8 Denver Nuggets 20-12.625
9 Minnesota Timberwolves 18-13.581
10 Philadelphia 76ers 19-14.576
11 Memphis Grizzlies 17-13.567
12 Charlotte Hornets 18-16.529
T-13 Los Angeles Clippers 16-15.516
T-13 Miami Heat 16-15.516
15 Phoenix Suns 14-16.467
T-16 Cleveland Cavaliers 14-17.452
T-16 New York Knicks 14-17.452
18 Los Angeles Lakers 14-18.438
19 Washington Wizards 13-17.433
T-20 Detroit Pistons 14-20.412
T-20 Indiana Pacers 14-20.412
T-22 Dallas Mavericks 13-19.406
T-22 New Orleans Pelicans 13-19.406
24 Chicago Bulls 12-19.387
25 Brooklyn Nets 13-21.382
26 Atlanta Hawks 12-20.375
27 Oklahoma City Thunder 11-19.367
T-28 Houston Rockets 11-21.344
T-28 Orlando Magic 11-21.344
T-28 Sacramento Kings 11-21.344

According to Arizona sports betting apps, Boston and Milwaukee are currently favored to win the NBA championship with the highest odds at +400. The Suns are ranked fourth with odds of +650.

Suns are ranked in the middle of the pack in October.

Over the last four years, the Phoenix NBA team has consistently been in the middle of the pack when it comes to their October record. They have a record of 14-16 (.467), ranking them 15th out of 30 teams. This places them between the Los Angeles Clippers and Miami, who have records of 16-15 (.516), and Cleveland and New York, who have records of 14-17 (.452) during the same time frame.

Milwaukee, Toronto, and Utah are leading the NBA with the best overall records in October, each at 23-10 (.697). Conversely, Houston, Orlando, and Sacramento are tied for the worst record in the league, with 11-21 (.344).

The Suns are kicking off their season with a game against the Warriors, and Caesars Sportsbook Arizona has the matchup as a pick ’em with an over/under of 232.5 total points. Phoenix is expected to win with a moneyline of -120. Following their game against Golden State, the Suns will travel to Los Angeles to face the Lakers on Oct. 26, then return home for matchups against Utah on Oct. 28 and San Antonio on Oct. 31 to end the month.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has spent over seven years covering sports and sports betting in Arizona, holding positions at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. He currently serves as the lead writer at yengols.com.

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