Wednesday, November 25, 2015
US Airways Center
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
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The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 3-11 and a road record of 0-7. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.9 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 108.9 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 7-7 and a home record of 5-3. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.9 points per game and surrendering 102.3, good for a point differential of 2.6.
Anthony Davis comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 10.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Ryan Anderson averages 19.3 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Brandon Knight averages 21.4 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Eric Bledsoe averages 23.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
New Orleans averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.8 per game. The Pelicans allow 108.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Phoenix averages 104.9 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 55.9 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 29th with 17.6 per game. The Suns allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Suns force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 5-9-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 6-7-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 7-7-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/24/15 G Tyreke Evans Knee is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs. Phoenix
11/06/15 C Kendrick Perkins Pectoral out 2-3 months
10/26/15 PG Norris Cole Ankle out indefinitely
10/26/15 F/G Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/24/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. New Orleans
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans
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