Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 2-4. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.0 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 112.3 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 3-3. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.8 points per game and surrendering 108.5, good for a point differential of 0.3.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Brandon Knight averages 13.2 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 16.7 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Julius Randle averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Phoenix averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 58.3 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.5 per game. The Suns allow 112.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 57 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108.8 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 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 30% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 27th with 17.7 per game. The Lakers allow 108.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Lakers force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 99 and a defensive rating of 105.5. In terms of pace they average 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 23% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 107.2 and they have a defensive rating of 106.9. They get 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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