Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns 4/5/17 Free NBA Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 4/4/2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
US Airways Center
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The Golden State Warriors travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 7.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 63-14. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 11.7 as they are averaging 116.0 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 22-56. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per game and surrendering 113.3, good for a point differential of -6.0.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 37-37-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 29-48-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 38-38-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 46-31-1 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/01/17 F Kevin Durant Knee out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
04/02/17 G Leandro Barbosa Hamstring "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
04/02/17 F TJ Warren Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
03/17/17 C Tyson Chandler None out for season
03/16/17 PG Brandon Knight Back out for season
03/16/17 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Klay Thompson averages 22.3 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Devin Booker averages 22 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. T.J. Warren averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 116 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.69 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 30.5 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.8 per game. The Warriors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 107.3 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.92 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 4th with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 113.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Suns force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 115.6 and a defensive rating of 103.9. In terms of pace they average 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Suns rating on offense is 106.2 and they have a defensive rating of 112. They get 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix +7.5
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