Warriors vs Suns Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/12/2020
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Phoenix -5.5
Kelly Oubre and the Phoenix Suns (21-33, 4th in the Pacific Division) play the Golden State Warriors (12-42, 5th in the Pacific Division) at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The spread on this matchup has Phoenix as 5.5 point favorites. The O/U is set at 228.
The Warriors cover the spread 48.1% of the time, having gone 26-28-0 ATS. Phoenix is covering 47.2% of the time, going 25-28-1 against the spread.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/10/20 C DeAndre Ayton Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/10/20 PG Jared Harper Wrist is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/09/20 C Aron Baynes Hip is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/09/20 SF Dario Saric Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/09/20 SG Tyler Johnson Waived is out indefinitely
01/04/20 PF Frank Kaminsky Knee is out indefinitely
Andrew Wiggins comes into this game averaging 22.4 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Draymond Green averages 8.3 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game. He averages 6.2 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kelly Oubre scores 19.0 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Devin Booker averages 26.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 106.3 points per contest, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 43.1 boards per contest and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.6 per game. The Warriors allow 114.8 points per contest, which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they allow 26.0 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 14th in the NBA with 112.4 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.33. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 43.4 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 26.9. The Suns are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.8. The Suns give up 113.8 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.0 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 44.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 27th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Golden State is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league.
Phoenix is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Suns are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 19th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 21st. 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 20th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State +5.5
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