Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 6-13. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 111.9 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 16-3. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 118.1 points per game and surrendering 106.3, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Devin Booker averages 19.1 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Stephen Curry averages 26.7 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 27.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Phoenix averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.1 per game. The Suns allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Golden State averages 118.1 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 31.1 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 20th with 14.9 per game. The Warriors allow 106.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 102.6 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.3 and they have a defensive rating of 104.7. They get 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 13-6-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 9-9-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/02/16 F Jared Dudley Foot injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Golden State
11/23/16 F TJ Warren Head out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -16.5
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