Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks and Tips 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
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The Phoenix Suns head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 17 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 15-51. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.2 as they average 106.7 points per game while giving up 115.8 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 45-20. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 118.3 points per contest and give up 112.3, which is a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 29-37-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 29-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 26-38-1 against the spread this season
The Golden State Warriors are 33-32-0 against the over/under this year
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 24.9 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Deandre Ayton averages 16.5 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 10.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kevin Durant scores 27.5 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 5.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Stephen Curry averages 28.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 106.7 points per contest, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 40.2 boards per contest and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 15.7 per game. The Suns allow 115.8 points per contest, which is 28th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 25.9 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the NBA with 118.3 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.02. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.2 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 29.1. The Warriors are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.1. The Warriors give up 112.3 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 44.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year.
The Suns are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. 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 20th in the league. Phoenix is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 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 4th in the league.
Golden State is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -17
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