Tuesday, February 2, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Toronto Raptors travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 32-15 and a road record of 14-9. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 96.7 per contest. Toronto is 8-1 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 23-8. They are 10-0 in their last 10 games. The Suns have an overall record of 14-35 and a home record of 10-13. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 100.6 points per game and surrendering 106.5, good for a point differential of -6. Phoenix has a division record of 3-5 and a conference record of 9-20. In their last 10 games they are 1-9.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 23.2 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 21 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Devin Booker averages 10 points per game while playing 21.7 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Markieff Morris averages 10.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Toronto averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 13.8 per game. The Raptors allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Phoenix averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 29th with 16.8 per game. The Suns allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th 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 statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Suns force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Raptors average 99.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 106.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10.3 per contest. The Raptors have an offensive rating of 108.4 and a defensive rating of 103.2. In terms of pace they average 93.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Suns score 103.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 85 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -17.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.2 points per game. The Suns rating on offense is 102.4 and they have a defensive rating of 108.5. They get 98 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 15.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 26-20-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 24-22-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 18-31-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 25-24-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
01/23/16 PG Brandon Knight Groin out indefinitely
01/14/16 PG Ronnie Price Toe out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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