Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 8-9 and a road record of 3-4. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 1 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 4-13 and a home record of 3-3. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.8 points per game and surrendering 102.6, good for a point differential of -6.8.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 21.5 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.6 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.9 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jarrett Jack averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 7.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Phoenix averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 95.8 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 17th with 15.2 per game. The Nets allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 10-7-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-10-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/30/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring doubtful Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/30/15 C Andrea Bargnani Hamstring injured last game, doubtful Tuesday vs. Phoenix
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix
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