Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 5/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Golden State Warriors (35-33) host the Phoenix Suns (48-20) at Chase Center on Tuesday.
The Phoenix Suns faced the Los Angeles Lakers and went home with a loss by a final score of 123-110 in their last contest. Phoenix ended the contest having earned a 53.4% field goal percentage (39 of 73) and converted 11 of their 25 three-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Suns converted 21 of 25 tries for a percentage of 84.0%. Regarding rebounding, they compiled 32 with 3 of them being offensive. They also dished out 23 assists in this game while creating 13 turnovers and earning 8 steals. When talking about defense, Phoenix allowed the other team to shoot 48.8% from the floor on 39 out of 80 shooting. Los Angeles doled out 24 dimes and had 11 steals in this contest. Additionally, Los Angeles had 41 rebounds (14 offensive, 27 defensive) and earned 6 blocks. Los Angeles finished the contest at 78.0% at the charity stripe by making 32 of their 41 attempts. They knocked down 13 of 30 attempts from distance.
Devin Booker is someone who had an impact in this matchup. He ended up finishing with 21 points on 5 of 14 shooting. He played for 35:07 mins played and snagged 6 rebounds. Booker finished shooting 35.7% from the field and totaled 1 assist. One more player that came through in the game for the Suns was Mikal Bridges. He pulled down 2 rebounds in his 38:15 minutes on the basketball court. He ended up shooting 75.0% from the field in the matchup via 6-of-8 (15 points). When the final whistle was blown, Bridges accounted for 4 assists.
Phoenix enters this matchup with a record of 48-20 for the campaign. They are averaging 114.8 pts per game (9th in the league) on 48.9% from the floor. The Suns are connecting on 37.5% on 3-pointers (883 of 2,353) and 83.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Phoenix is grabbing 42.9 boards per contest and has earned 1,823 dimes on the year, which is 5th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 12.7 times per game and as a unit are committing 19.3 fouls per contest. On defense, the Suns are forcing 13.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.1 personal fouls. The Suns defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 46.5% (932 of 1,231) and they surrender 42.9 boards per game as a team. They currently rank 3rd in the NBA in allowing assists with 1,543 relinquished for the year. They surrender 35.7% on 3-point shots and they rank 7th in the league in points per game allowed (109.1).
For their last game, the Golden State Warriors went home victorious with a score of 136-97 when they faced the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors corralled 44 defensive boards and 2 offensive boards totaling 46 in the game. They also turned the ball over 18 times, while getting 5 steals in this contest. The Thunder committed 16 fouls for this game which got the Warriors to the free throw line for 18 attempts. They were able to make 15 of them for a percentage of 83.3%. In the matter of shots from downtown, Golden State made 27 out of 54 tries (50.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Warriors ended up shooting 47 for 81 from the field which had them at 58.0%. The Warriors permitted the Thunder to make 38 out of 94 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 40.4% for the game. They shot 24.3% from distance by going 9 of 37 and finished the game at 12 out of 20 from the charity stripe (60.0%). In regard to how they rebounded, Golden State permitted Oklahoma City to grab 41 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Stephen Curry ended up being a factor for the Warriors in this matchup. He made 14 out of 26 in the matchup giving him a rate of 53.8%, and added 5 rebounds. Curry had 49 points in his 29:20 mins on the hardwood and had 2 dimes for the game. One more player that ended up playing a role for Golden State was Andrew Wiggins. He finished with 4 assists in his 24:23 mins played, and he shot 8 out of 13 from the floor. Wiggins ended up shooting 61.5% from the field as well as earning 18 points and 3 rebounds.
Golden State has a record of 35-33 for the campaign. The Warriors have committed 21.3 fouls per game and they hit 78.0% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 27.6 times per contest (1st in basketball) and they turn it over 15.1 times per game. Golden State has scored 7,708 points so far this season (113.4 per game) and they pull down 43.0 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Warriors are shooting 46.7% from the field, which is 16th in the league. The Warriors on defense are ranked 19th in basketball in points allowed per contest with 112.6. The Golden State defense allows 36.0% on three-point shots (845 of 2,348) and their opponents are connecting on 77.6% of their free throw attempts. They give up 23.9 dimes and 47.5 boards per contest, which has them ranked 7th and 28th in the NBA. They have forced 15.2 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.1% from the field (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Phoenix
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