Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Picks 11/19/2019
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Sacramento -1.5
Harrison Barnes and the Sacramento Kings (5-7, 4th in the Pacific Division) host the Phoenix Suns (7-4, 2nd in the Pacific Division) at Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Phoenix opens this contest as 1.5 point underdogs. The over/under opens at 223.5.
The Suns are covering the spread 81.8% of the time, having gone 9-2-0 ATS. Sacramento covers the spread 58.3% of the time, going 7-5-0 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/4/2019 Ty Jerome G Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/17/2019 Caleb Swanigan PF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 19
11/12/2019 De'Aaron Fox PG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
10/24/2019 III Marvin Bagley III PF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 22
Kelly Oubre averages 16.9 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 25.5 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 94%.
Buddy Hield averages 19.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Harrison Barnes averages 14.8 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league. Phoenix averages 117.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 28.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 28th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings surrender 108.4 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest, and 4th with 41.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Kings are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game. Sacramento is 28th in the league with 104.4 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 27th in the league in rebounding with 42.4 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 21.8. The Kings are 13th in turnovers per game with 16.2.
The Suns are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Phoenix is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Sacramento is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league. The Kings are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento -1.5
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