Brooklyn Nets at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/6/2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Monday, November 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 2 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 3-6. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.0 as they are averaging 114.3 points per game while giving up 119.3 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 4-5. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per game and surrendering 117.0, good for a point differential of -9.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/03/17 PF Trevor Booker Back missed last game, is "?"
11/02/17 F Quincy Acy Groin missed last game, is "?"
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/04/17 F TJ Warren Head left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. San Antonio
10/24/17 PG Eric Bledsoe Disciplinary is out indefinitely
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
D'Angelo Russell comes into this game averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 75%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.6 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Devin Booker has scored 23.4 points per contest while playing 33 minutes per game this season for the Suns. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. T.J. Warren averages 16.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.1 rebounds per game and 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 114.3 points per contest this year, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 45.1 boards per contest and 21.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 15.4 per game. The Nets allow 119.3 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 50 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 23 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 12th in the NBA with 107.3 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.67. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 7th in the NBA in rebounding with 47 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 18.1. The Suns are 8th in turnovers per contest with 16.7. The Suns give up 117 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 21.7 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 47 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Nets are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 111.8, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 4th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 23rd. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Phoenix is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 12th in the league. The Suns are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.8, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 27th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +2
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