Saturday, January 14, 2017
US Airways Center
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, January 14, 2017. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 31-8. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 106.7 points per game while giving up 97.7 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 12-27. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 112.0, good for a point differential of -6.0.
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Lamarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kawhi Leonard averages 24.2 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Devin Booker averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Eric Bledsoe averages 20.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
San Antonio averages 106.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.2 per game. The Spurs allow 97.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Phoenix averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 16.2 per game. The Suns allow 112 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Suns force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 113.6 and a defensive rating of 104. In terms of pace they average 93.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Suns rating on offense is 104.8 and they have a defensive rating of 110.8. They get 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 24-15-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 23-16-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 19-19-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 25-14-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix
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