Friday, February 3, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Phoenix Suns head to Sleep Train Arena to take on the Sacramento Kings on Friday, February 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 5 point favorites.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 15-34. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.8 as they are averaging 106.5 points per game while giving up 112.3 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 19-30. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.0 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of -3.1.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this game averaging 21.6 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Suns. He pulls down 5 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Devin Booker averages 20.8 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
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DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Darren Collison averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Phoenix averages 106.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 112.3 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 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Sacramento averages 103 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Kings force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 106.4 and a defensive rating of 112.2. In terms of pace they average 99.1 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 26% of their shots. Phoenix turns the ball over an average of 13.7 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 Kings rating on offense is 108.1 and they have a defensive rating of 111.4. They get 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 24-23-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 32-16-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 26-23-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 23-26-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/02/17 F Jared Dudley Illness "?" Friday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring out 2-3 weeks
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf out 1-2 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento -5
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