Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns NBA Game Picks 2/8/2019
Friday, February 8, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Golden State Warriors head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Friday, February 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 13.5 point favorites.
The Warriors have a record of 38-15. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 7.7 as they average 119.1 points per game while giving up 111.4 per contest. The Suns have an overall mark of 11-45. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 105.9 points per contest and give up 115.8, which is a point differential of -9.9.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-28-1 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 28-24-0 against the over/under this year
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 24-31-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 26-29-0 against the over/under this year
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/24/19 F Jonas Jerebko Personal is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/07/19 G Tyler Johnson Acquired is questionable Friday vs Golden State
02/07/19 G Wayne Ellington Acquired is questionable Friday vs Golden State
02/06/19 G Devin Booker Hamstring is questionable Friday vs Golden State
01/27/19 PG De'Anthony Melton Ankle is out indefinitely
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Stephen Curry comes into this game averaging 28.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Klay Thompson averages 21.9 points per contest in 34.1 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
T.J. Warren scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Devin Booker averages 24.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 119.1 points per contest, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 1st. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 46.6 boards per contest and 29.6 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.1 per game. The Warriors allow 111.4 points per contest, which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 24th in the NBA with 105.9 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.86. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 30th in the league. They are 30th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.8 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23.9. The Suns are 3rd in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Suns give up 115.8 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 25.7 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 46.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 117 is ranked 14th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Golden State is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Phoenix is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 22nd. As a team they are 22nd 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 Warriors/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -13.5
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