Wednesday, November 30, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-8. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 99.4 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 5-13. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.1 points per game and surrendering 112.2, good for a point differential of -6.1.
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Paul Millsap averages 16.1 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Devin Booker averages 19.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Eric Bledsoe averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Atlanta averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 55 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.2 per game. The Hawks allow 99.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Phoenix averages 106.1 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 26th with 16.1 per game. The Suns allow 112.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Suns force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 102.5 and a defensive rating of 100.4. In terms of pace they average 99 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Suns rating on offense is 102.5 and they have a defensive rating of 108.4. They get 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-8-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-13-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 10-8-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 12-6-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/27/16 F Jared Dudley Foot "?"
11/23/16 F TJ Warren Head out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix +5
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