Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Basketball Betting Tips 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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Ricky Rubio and the Phoenix Suns play the Los Angeles Clippers at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Los Angeles opens this contest as 8.5 point favorites. The total opens at 231.
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/24/2019 Rodney McGruder SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
10/24/2019 Amir Coffey SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
10/23/2019 Paul George SF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 13
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/24/2019 Cameron Johnson SF Calf Expected to be out until at least Oct 26
10/24/2019 Ty Jerome PG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Lou Williams averages 22 points per game in 33 minutes per contest. He averages 8 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year. Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 26 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Devin Booker averages 22 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 10 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59%. Ricky Rubio averages 11 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 11 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 112 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league. Los Angeles averages 127 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 15 and their shooting percentage is 57% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 42 rebounds per game and 29 assists per contest, which ranks them 24th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 17 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns surrender 95 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 47 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 27 per game. Phoenix is 7th in the league with 124 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 29. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44 boards per game and 2nd in assists per contest with 31. The Suns are 22nd in turnovers per game with 14.
The Clippers are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 110.5, and their offensive rating of 124.8 is ranked 22nd. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 66% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 69% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 16th in the NBA.
Phoenix is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 27th in the league. The Suns are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.6, and their defensive rating of 87 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 109.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 4th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +8.5
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