Saturday, January 2, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 12-23 and a road record of 4-13. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 102.8 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 12-20 and a home record of 8-9. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.2 points per game and surrendering 107.3, good for a point differential of -3.2.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Markieff Morris averages 10.5 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 24.1 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 11.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Phoenix averages 102.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.9 per game. The Suns allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th 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 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Sacramento averages 104.2 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Kings allow 107.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Kings force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 15-20-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 18-17-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 14-18-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 13-17-2 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
01/01/16 F Jon Leuer Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Sacramento
01/01/16 PG Ronnie Price Toe "?" Saturday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
12/04/15 C Willie Cauley-Stein Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
01/01/16 C Kosta Koufos Illness "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
01/01/16 F Rudy Gay Achilles "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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