Sunday, October 30, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 1-1. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -11 as they are averaging 111 points per game while giving up 122 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 0-2. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102 points per game and surrendering 113, good for a point differential of -11.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 24.5 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kevin Durant averages 28.5 points per game in 38 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 13.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Eric Bledsoe averages 16.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Brandon Knight averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Golden State averages 111 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 46.5 rebounds per game and 28 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15 per game. The Warriors allow 121.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 61 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 27 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Phoenix averages 102 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -11 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 21% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 17.5 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 23rd with 16.5 per game. The Suns allow 113 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 61 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Suns force 18 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 106.9 and a defensive rating of 117. In terms of pace they average 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Suns rating on offense is 95.9 and they have a defensive rating of 106.3. They get 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 14.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 0-2-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/29/16 PG Patrick McCaw Ankle injured last game, doubtful Sunday vs. Phoenix
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix
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