Suns vs Nets Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/3/2020
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn -2.5
Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns (20-28, 3rd in the Pacific Division) head to Barclays Center on Monday where they'll take on the Brooklyn Nets (21-27, 4th in the Atlantic Division). Phoenix opens this contest as 2.5 point underdogs. The O/U opens at 224.
The Suns are covering 51.1% of the time, having gone 24-23-1 ATS. Brooklyn is covering 43.8% of the time, going 21-27-0 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/01/20 SF Dario Saric Ankle is downgraded to out Sunday vs Milwaukee
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 Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/19 SF Kevin Durant Achilles is out indefinitely
02/01/20 PG Kyrie Irving Knee is questionable Monday vs Phoenix
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 27.1 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Ricky Rubio averages 12.7 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game. He averages 8.8 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Spencer Dinwiddie scores 21.5 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 6.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Kyrie Irving averages 27.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 113.0 points per contest, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 43.6 boards per contest and 27.1 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.7 per game. The Suns allow 113.5 points per contest, which is 20th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 18th in the NBA with 110.1 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.02. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 3rd in the NBA in rebounding with 47.8 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23.8. The Nets are 3rd in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The Nets give up 112.1 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.0 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 46.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The Suns are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 18th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. 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 the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 9th in the league.
Brooklyn is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Nets are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 22nd. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn -2.5
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