Phoenix Suns at Houston Rockets Free NBA Picks & Odds 2-11-2017
by Guy Bruhn - 2/10/2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The Phoenix Suns head to Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Houston as 14 point favorites.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 16-37. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 112.6 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 39-17. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 114.2 points per game and surrendering 107.9, good for a point differential of 6.3.
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this year for the Suns. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Eric Bledsoe averages 21.2 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Eric Gordon averages 17.3 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. James Harden averages 28.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 11.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Phoenix averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.26 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 44.5 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.6 per game. The Suns allow 112.6 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 28th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Houston averages 114.2 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.27 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 6th with 15.4 per game. The Rockets allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Rockets force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 106.1 and a defensive rating of 112.4. In terms of pace they average 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Rockets rating on offense is 114.2 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 55%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shot attempts. Houston turns the ball over on 13.6 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 52%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 26-25-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 33-19-1 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 32-24-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 29-27-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/08/17 F Dragan Bender Ankle out for season
Houston Rockets Injuries
02/10/17 G Eric Gordon Back "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
02/10/17 G K.J. McDaniels Personal "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
02/10/17 F Nene Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Phoenix
Guy's Pick: Take Houston -7
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