Sunday, December 6, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, December 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.5.
The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 8-12 and a road record of 3-7. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 11-9 and a home record of 6-4. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96.4 points per game and surrendering 99.9, good for a point differential of -3.5.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.2 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.1 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Zach Randolph averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Phoenix averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Suns allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Memphis averages 96.4 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 48.2 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 3rd with 13.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-10-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/05/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/14/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix
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