Wednesday, April 13, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 52-28 and a road record of 24-16. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. Los Angeles is 9-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 30-20. They are 9-1 in their last 10 games. The Suns have an overall record of 22-59 and a home record of 13-27. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 107.6, good for a point differential of -6.9. Phoenix has a division record of 5-10 and a conference record of 16-35. In their last 10 games they are 2-8.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. J.J. Redick averages 16.4 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Devin Booker averages 13.8 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Mirza Teletovic averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Los Angeles averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 51 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13 per game. The Clippers allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Phoenix averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 30th with 17.2 per game. The Suns allow 107.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Suns force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Clippers average 104.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 97 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Clippers have an offensive rating of 108.2 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Suns score 102.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 115.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -3 points per game. The Suns rating on offense is 102.2 and they have a defensive rating of 109.1. They get 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 39-37-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 32-45-3 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 35-46-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 39-42-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
04/12/16 G Archie Goodwin Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
04/12/16 C Tyson Chandler Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
04/04/16 PG Brandon Knight Hernia out for season
02/02/16 F T.J. Warren Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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