Atlanta Hawks at Phoenix Suns Basketball Betting Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
Get todays NBA odds and lines on this game.
The Atlanta Hawks travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Phoenix as 2 point favorites.
The Hawks have a record of 16-34. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -7.6 as they average 110.2 points per game while giving up 117.9 per contest. The Suns have an overall mark of 11-42. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 106.1 points per contest and give up 115.7, which is a point differential of -9.6.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-28-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 28-21-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 23-30-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 25-28-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/31/19 G Kent Bazemore Ankle is upgraded to probable Friday vs Utah
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
01/31/19 C DeAndre Ayton Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Atlanta
01/27/19 PG De'Anthony Melton Ankle is out indefinitely
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
John Collins averages 19.3 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 9.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Trae Young comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Devin Booker averages 24.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%. T.J. Warren averages 18.0 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 117.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they give up 27.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league. Atlanta averages 110.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 18.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns surrender 115.7 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 25.9 assists allowed per contest, and 25th with 46.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 23rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game. Phoenix is 24th in the league with 106.1 points per game this year. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game and 19th in assists per contest with 23.6. The Suns are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Hawks are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 27th. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 20th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Atlanta is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Phoenix is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the league. The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +2
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks