Sunday, February 26, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Phoenix Suns head to BMO Harris Bradley Center to take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 18-40. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.5 as they are averaging 107.2 points per game while giving up 112.7 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 25-31. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 21.2 points per contest while playing 34.6 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 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 21.5 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 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%.
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.5 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Greg Monroe averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
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Phoenix averages 107.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.48 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 112.7 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 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 105.5 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.02 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 14th with 14.1 per game. The Bucks allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 106.6 and a defensive rating of 112.1. In terms of pace they average 99.4 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 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.9 and they have a defensive rating of 109.9. They get 95.5 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 28% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 13.2 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 28-28-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 36-21-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 22-34-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 35-20-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/25/17 F Jared Sullinger Acquired has been waived
02/08/17 F Dragan Bender Ankle out for season
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
02/09/17 F Jabari Parker ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +6.5
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