Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks and Tips 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The Phoenix Suns head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 8 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 11-47. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.9 as they average 105.9 points per game while giving up 115.8 per contest. The Clippers have an overall mark of 31-27. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They total 113.9 points per contest and give up 113.9, which is a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 25-33-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 26-32-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 31-26-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-27-0 against the over/under this year
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/11/19 G Devin Booker Knee injured last game, is questionable Wednesday vs LA Clippers
01/27/19 PG De'Anthony Melton Ankle is out indefinitely
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is out 2-3 weeks
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 24.9 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Deandre Ayton averages 16.5 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 10.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Montrezl Harrell scores 15.8 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 62%. Lou Williams averages 19.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 105.9 points per contest, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.9 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 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 15.9 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 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 7th in the NBA with 113.9 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 23.1. The Clippers are 11th in turnovers per contest with 14.7. The Clippers give up 113.9 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 45.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Suns are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 114.5, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 29th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Phoenix is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 16th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -8
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