Phoenix Suns at San Antonio Spurs NBA Game Picks 1/29/2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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The Phoenix Suns head to AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 12 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 11-41. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.8 as they average 105.7 points per game while giving up 115.5 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 29-22 this season. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They average 112.3 points per game and surrender 109.7, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 22-29-0 against the spread this season
The Phoenix Suns are 24-27-0 against the over/under this year
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 30-19-1 against the spread this season
The San Antonio Spurs are 28-22-0 against the over/under this year
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
01/28/19 C DeAndre Ayton Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs San Antonio
01/27/19 PG De'Anthony Melton Ankle is out indefinitely
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/08/18 G Dejounte Murray ACL is out for season
01/28/19 G DeMar DeRozan Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
T.J. Warren comes into this game averaging 18.0 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Devin Booker averages 24.5 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game. He averages 6.7 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
LaMarcus Aldridge scores 20.9 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. DeMar DeRozan averages 21.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.2 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 105.7 points per contest, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 40.0 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 3rd with 15.4 per game. The Suns allow 115.5 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 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 11th in the NBA with 112.3 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.55. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 1st in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 44.4 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 24.9. The Spurs are 30th in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Spurs give up 109.7 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.8 dimes allowed per game and 7th with 43.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Spurs are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Suns are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 114.6, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 28th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 22nd 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 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
San Antonio is 28th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league. The Spurs are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.9, and their defensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +12
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