Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 8/11/2020 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Location: Visa Athletic Center in Orlando, Florida
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Al Horford and the Philadelphia 76ers (42-28, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) play the Phoenix Suns (32-39, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at Visa Athletic Center on Tuesday. The Suns are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 35-35-1 ATS. Philadelphia is covering 43.9% of the time, going 29-37-4 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
08/10/20 C Aron Baynes Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Philadelphia
06/28/20 SF Kelly Oubre Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
08/10/20 PF Joel Embiid Ankle is downgraded to out Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 SF Tobias Harris Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 C Al Horford Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/10/20 SG Josh Richardson Rest is out Tuesday vs Phoenix
08/06/20 SG Ben Simmons Knee is out for season
Ricky Rubio averages 13.2 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 8.7 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Devin Booker comes into this contest averaging 26.4 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 92%.
Tobias Harris averages 19.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Al Horford averages 12.0 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 113.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league. Phoenix averages 113.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 27.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 21st and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers surrender 108.0 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.6 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 41.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 9th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Philadelphia is 21st in the league with 110.2 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 45.5 boards per game and 8th in assists per contest with 25.7. The 76ers are 21st in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Suns are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 20th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Phoenix is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 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 12th in the league.
Philadelphia is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league. The 76ers are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.8, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix
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