Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Phoenix Suns travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 9-22. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.8 as they are averaging 107.3 points per game while giving up 114.2 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 25-6. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of 6.6.
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Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Devin Booker averages 19.2 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 24.4 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Phoenix averages 107.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.1 per game. The Suns allow 114.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
San Antonio averages 104.6 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 10th with 13.3 per game. The Spurs allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 104.4 and a defensive rating of 111. In terms of pace they average 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 111.4 and they have a defensive rating of 104.3. They get 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.7 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 50%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 14-16-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 22-9-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 18-13-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 17-14-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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