Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks & Predictions 11/5/2017
Sunday, November 5, 2017
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The Phoenix Suns travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 10 point favorites.
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The Suns head into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.7 as they are averaging 107.3 points per contest while giving up 117.0 per game. The Spurs have an overall mark of 5-4. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 98.6 points per contest and giving up 100.6, which is a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable 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
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-5-0 against the over/under
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
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/03/17 F Joffrey Lauvergne Ankle is out indefinitely
10/22/17 SF Kawhi Leonard Quad is out indefinitely
10/17/17 PG Tony Parker Quad is out indefinitely
T.J. Warren averages 16.7 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 23.4 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%.
Pau Gasol averages 9.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 68%. LaMarcus Aldridge averages 22.6 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 117 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 23rd and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league. Phoenix averages 107.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.67 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 47 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 16.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 100.6 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.1 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 42.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season. San Antonio is 26th in the league with 98.6 points per game this year. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 47.2 boards per game and 15th in assists per contest with 21.8. The Spurs are 17th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Suns are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 3rd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 27th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Phoenix is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 10th in the NBA.
San Antonio is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Spurs are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 103.9, and their offensive rating of 101.8 is ranked 21st. They are 22nd in the NBA in pace with 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 28th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix -1
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