Suns vs Bucks Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/2/2020
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Location: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Fox Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee -13
Ricky Rubio and the Phoenix Suns (20-28, 3rd in the Pacific Division) travel to Fiserv Forum on Sunday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Bucks (41-7, 1st in the Central Division). The spread on this contest has Milwaukee as 13 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 234.
The Suns cover 51.1% of the time, having gone 24-23-1 ATS. Milwaukee is covering 54.2% of the time, going 26-22-0 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
01/30/20 PF Cameron Johnson Quad is questionable Sunday vs Milwaukee
01/29/20 C Aron Baynes Hip is questionable Sunday vs Milwaukee
01/04/20 PF Frank Kaminsky Knee is out indefinitely
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
01/31/20 PG George Hill Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Phoenix
01/31/20 G Donte DiVincenzo Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Phoenix
Devin Booker averages 27.1 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Ricky Rubio comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Khris Middleton averages 20.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Eric Bledsoe averages 15.5 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 113.5 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 24th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Phoenix averages 113.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 27.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 21st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks surrender 107.6 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 23.9 assists allowed per contest, and 18th with 45.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game. Milwaukee is 1st in the league with 119.9 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 51.5 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 26.2. The Bucks are 19th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Suns are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 110.6, and their offensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 17th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 18th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA. Phoenix is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Milwaukee is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 30th in the NBA. The Bucks are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 114 is ranked 1st. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 104.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Bucks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +13
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