Phoenix Suns vs Brooklyn Nets 11/27/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
TV: NBA TV
The Phoenix Suns (15-3) are traveling to Barclays Center on Saturday where they will play the Brooklyn Nets (14-5).
The Suns stepped onto the hardwood against the Cavaliers and took home the win by a score of 120-115 in their last game. Concerning fouls, the Suns ended up with 23 and the Cavaliers totaled 10 fouls. They buried 12 of 39 attempts from beyond the perimeter. Cleveland finished the game at 68.0% from the charity stripe by making 17 of 25 shots. In addition, Cleveland pulled down 31 rebounds (13 offensive, 18 defensive) and added 2 blocked shots. Cleveland dished out 44 dimes and had 22 steals in the game. In terms of the defense, Phoenix allowed their opponent to shoot 44.3% from the floor on 43 out of 97 shooting. They also distributed 26 dimes for this contest as well as forcing 0 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Regarding hauling in rebounds, they earned 46 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Suns converted 22 of 28 shots for a rate of 78.6%. Phoenix ended the contest having earned a 52.3% field goal percentage (45 out of 86) and converted 8 of their 22 3-point attempts.
Devin Booker is one guy who was important for the contest. Booker finished the game at 66.7% from the floor and also dished out 3 assists. He was on the hardwood for 39 mins and collected 4 boards. He recorded 35 points on 14 of 21 shooting.
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Phoenix heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 15-3 on the year. They lose possession via turnover 13.6 times per game and as a squad are committing 19.4 fouls per game. As a team, Phoenix is grabbing 46.6 boards per game and has accounted for 481 assists on the year, which ranks 4th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Suns are shooting 35.8% on shots beyond the perimeter (202 of 564) and 78.8% from the free throw line. They average 112.3 pts per contest (3rd in basketball) while connecting on 47.9% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Suns are forcing their opponents into 15.4 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.4 personal fouls. They are giving up 34.2% on three-point shots and they are 11th in the NBA in PPG allowed (105.3). The Suns are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.5% (707 of 1,627) and they surrender 46.4 rebounds per contest as a group. They are 6th in basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 403 relinquished on the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Nets walked away with a victory by a final of 123-104 when they played the Celtics. When talking about rebounds, Brooklyn permitted Boston to pull down 30 overall (15 offensive). They finished 22.9% from distance by shooting 11 out of 48 and finished the game at 25 out of 28 from the free throw line (89.3%). The Nets permitted the Celtics to knock down 34 out of 91 tries from the field which left them shooting 37.4% for this game. Overall, the Nets finished shooting 43 for 85 from the floor which had them shooting 50.6%. With regard to shots from distance, Brooklyn converted 14 of their 35 attempts (40.0%). They were able to make 23 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 76.7%. The Celtics had 11 personal fouls for this game which took the Nets to the free throw line for 30 attempts. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while earning 8 steals in this game. The Nets earned 40 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 50 in the game.
James Harden was important for the Nets for the matchup. He converted 4 of 13 for this contest giving him a rate of 30.8%, and had 7 rebounds. Harden scored 20 points in his 36 mins of playing time and accounted for 11 assists for this contest.
Brooklyn has a mark of 14-5 on the year. As an offense, the Nets are shooting 46.6% from the field, which ranks 4th in the league. Brooklyn has accounted for 2,082 points for the year (109.6 per contest) and they grab 44.5 boards per game. They are getting an assist 25.3 times per game (5th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.1 times per game. The Nets commit 19.3 personal fouls every game while shooting 80.8% from the charity stripe.
The Nets are ranked 9th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 104.9. They are forcing 13.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.5% from the floor (2nd in basketball). The Brooklyn defense gives up 30.5% on three-point shots (212 of 695) and their opposition makes 79.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 21.8 dimes and 47.2 boards per game, which is ranked 8th and 25th in the league.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Phoenix
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