Wednesday, December 30, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 12-21 and a road record of 4-11. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 103.5 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 27-6 and a home record of 18-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.7 points per game and surrendering 88.8, good for a point differential of 12.9.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Markieff Morris averages 10.8 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kawhi Leonard averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Phoenix averages 103.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.9 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 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 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
San Antonio averages 101.7 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 8th with 14.2 per game. The Spurs allow 88.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 14-19-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 17-16-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 21-11-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 13-20-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
12/28/15 F Markieff Morris Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. San Antonio
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
12/29/15 F Tim Duncan Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Phoenix
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio
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