Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns 11/4/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Houston Rockets vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
TV: NBA TV
The Phoenix Suns (3-3) are welcoming the Houston Rockets (1-6) at Footprint Center on Thursday.
The Rockets stepped onto the hardwood against the Lakers and took a loss by a score of 119-117 in their last contest. Houston ended the game having earned a 52.7% field goal percentage (48 of 91) and made 16 out of their 42 3-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Rockets converted 5 of their 12 shots for a rate of 41.7%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they earned 38 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 27 dimes for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 4 turnovers and getting 8 steals. In terms of defense, Houston let their opponent shoot 52.7% from the field on 49 of 93 shooting. Los Angeles earned 43 assists and had 26 steals for the matchup. Furthermore, Los Angeles grabbed 32 rebounds (11 offensive, 21 defensive) and added 4 blocks. Los Angeles shot 75.0% when shooting free throws by making 15 of their 20 attempts. They also converted 6 of their 25 attempts from 3-point land.
Christian Wood is someone who came through for the contest. He left the arena with 26 points on 11 of 19 shooting. He saw the court for 37 minutes played and also collected 16 boards. Wood finished shooting 57.9% from the floor and earned 3 assists.
Houston enters this matchup with a win-loss mark of 1-6 this season. They average 103.7 pts per game (24th in the league) on 44.1% from the field. The Rockets are shooting 34.8% on three-point attempts (89 of 256) and 68.7% from the free throw line. As a team, Houston is grabbing 45.4 boards per contest and has earned 154 assists for the year, which ranks 23rd in basketball in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 20.1 times per contest and as a unit are committing 21.0 personal fouls every game. When they are on defense, the Rockets are forcing their opponents into 16.4 turnovers per game while drawing 21.3 personal fouls. They concede 32.2% on three-point shots and they rank 22nd in the NBA in opponents PPG (110.6). The Rockets are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.3% (286 of 631) and they relinquish 46.0 boards per contest as a group. They rank 17th in basketball in giving up assists with 167 conceded so far this season.
For their last game, the Suns walked away with a victory by a final of 112-100 against the Pelicans. The Suns snagged 35 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 42 for the contest. They also coughed it up 19 times, while getting 9 steals in the game. The Pelicans committed 17 fouls for the matchup which took the Suns to the charity stripe for a total of 18 attempts. They were able to knock down 17 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 94.4%. Pertaining to shooting from downtown, Phoenix converted 9 out of 26 attempts (34.6%). When all was said and done, the Suns went 43 for 82 from the field which gave them a percentage of 52.4%. The Suns allowed the Pelicans to make 36 of their 91 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 39.6% for this contest. They finished shooting 33.3% from beyond the arc by shooting 13 of 39 and finished the game at 15 out of 16 at the free throw line (93.8%). When it comes to attacking the glass, Phoenix permitted New Orleans to collect 29 in total (14 on the offensive glass).
Chris Paul was important for the Suns in the matchup. He made 6 of 8 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and accounted for 7 rebounds. Paul earned 14 points in his 36 mins of playing time and had 18 dimes for the contest.
Phoenix has a mark of 3-3 this season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Suns are hitting on 47.0% from the floor, which has them ranked 4th in basketball. Phoenix has tallied 638 pts on the season (106.3 per game) and they grab 46.7 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 27.2 times per contest (4th in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 14.8 times per game. The Suns are committing 17.7 fouls every game and they go 72.9% from the charity stripe. The Suns defensively are ranked 14th in basketball in points allowed per game with 108.5. They are able to force 15.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 45.0% from the field (16th in basketball). The Phoenix defense concedes 38.9% on 3-point shots (95 of 244) and their opponents are knocking down 75.3% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 24.0 assists and 45.0 boards every game, which is ranked 20th and 12th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix
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