Saturday, November 12, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 3-5. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.6 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 108.0 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 3-6. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.6 points per game and surrendering 113.0, good for a point differential of -5.4.
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Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.6 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Brandon Knight averages 11.8 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Eric Bledsoe averages 19.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Brooklyn averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 17.4 per game. The Nets allow 108 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 24.9 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Phoenix averages 107.6 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 56.3 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 23rd with 16.1 per game. The Suns allow 113 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Suns force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 103 and a defensive rating of 106.6. In terms of pace they average 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Suns rating on offense is 102 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 101.9 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 23% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-2-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 7-2-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/09/16 G Isaiah Whitehead Concussion "?" Saturday vs Phoenix
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/11/16 C Tyson Chandler Personal "?" Saturday vs. Brooklyn
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix -6
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