Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.5.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 14-31 and a road record of 4-18. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.1 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. Phoenix is 3-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 9-19. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 6-39 and a home record of 3-17. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 94.3 points per game and surrendering 104.9, good for a point differential of -10.7. Philadelphia has a division record of 0-10 and a conference record of 1-26. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 19.7 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Markieff Morris averages 10.3 points per game in 22.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Phoenix averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 106.6 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 30th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 94.3 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 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 33% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 18 per game. The 76ers allow 104.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 18-27-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 24-21-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 20-24-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 23-21-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
01/25/16 F Jon Leuer Back "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
01/25/16 F Markieff Morris Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
01/23/16 PG Brandon Knight Groin out indefinitely
01/14/16 PG Ronnie Price Toe out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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