Sunday, January 22, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 12 point favorites.
The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 13-29. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.0 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 111.8 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 28-15. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 110.2 points per game and surrendering 104.6, good for a point differential of 5.6.
Eric Bledsoe comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Devin Booker averages 20.4 points per game in 34.2 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%.
Kyle Lowry averages 22.3 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. DeMar DeRozan averages 28 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Phoenix averages 105.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.2 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 28th with 16 per game. The Suns allow 111.8 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 27th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Toronto averages 110.2 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 1st with 12 per game. The Raptors allow 104.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Suns have an offensive rating of 105.2 and a defensive rating of 111.1. 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 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 114.8 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 21-20-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 27-14-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 26-16-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 27-16-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/20/17 C Lucas Nogueira Concussion "?"
01/20/17 F Patrick Patterson Knee "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto -12
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