Saturday, November 19, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 3-9. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.0 as they are averaging 108.0 points per game while giving up 116.0 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 2-10. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.9 points per game and surrendering 108.4, good for a point differential of -12.5.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Brandon Knight averages 12.8 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Joel Embiid averages 17 points per game while playing 22.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Sergio Rodriguez averages 7.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Phoenix averages 108 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 55 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.5 per game. The Suns allow 116 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 95.9 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -12.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 27th with 17.2 per game. The 76ers allow 108.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 102.7 and a defensive rating of 110.3. In terms of pace they average 102.5 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 24% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 97 and they have a defensive rating of 109.6. They get 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 10-2-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/18/16 C Joel Embiid Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jerryd Bayless Wrist out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +5.5
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