Brooklyn Nets at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/6/2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 2 point favorites.
The Nets have a record of 4-6. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -1.4 as they average 109.9 points per game while giving up 111.3 per contest. The Suns have an overall mark of 2-7. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 102.7 points per contest and give up 114.9, which is a point differential of -12.2.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
10/17/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/05/18 SF TJ Warren Back is questionable Tuesday vs Brooklyn
Caris LeVert comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 14.3 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.0 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
T.J. Warren averages 15.3 points per game while playing 24.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Devin Booker averages 25.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 109.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 111.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 29th in the league with 102.7 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -12.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 26th in the league in rebounding with 41.4 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 24.6. The Suns are 2nd in turnovers per game with 18.3. The Suns surrender 114.9 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 51% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.7 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 41.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Nets are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 8th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 20th in the league.
Phoenix is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 3rd in the league. The Suns are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.1, and their defensive rating of 115.4 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 15th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +2
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