Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 2/12/2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
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The Phoenix Suns head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Monday, February 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 12 point favorites.
The Suns head into this matchup with a mark of 18-39. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.2 as they are averaging 104.4 points per contest while giving up 112.6 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 43-13. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.6 points per contest and giving up 107.9, which is a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 26-29-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 28-29-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 25-30-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 29-27-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
02/11/18 SG Devin Booker Hip is "?" Monday vs Golden St
02/10/18 PG Tyler Ulis Back is "?" Monday vs Golden St
02/10/18 C Tyson Chandler Neck is "?" Monday vs Golden St
01/31/18 G Isaiah Canaan Foot is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/19/18 F Jordan Bell Ankle is out indefinitely
T.J. Warren comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Devin Booker averages 24.1 points per contest in 34 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Stephen Curry has scored 26.9 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season for the Warriors. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 6.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Draymond Green averages 11.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and 7.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 104.4 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.28 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 43.9 boards per contest and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 4th with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 112.6 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 22.5 assists per game which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the NBA with 115.6 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.68. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 1st in the league. They are 12th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 30.5. The Warriors are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16. The Warriors give up 107.9 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 41.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Phoenix is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Golden State is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 27th in the league. The Warriors are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 115, and their defensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +12
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