Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets 11/14/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets
Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
TV: AT&T SportsNet
The Houston Rockets (1-11) will try to beat the Phoenix Suns (8-3) at Toyota Center on Sunday.
The Suns faced off with the Grizzlies and went home with a win by a final score of 119-94 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the Suns ended up walking away with 22 while the Grizzlies accounted for 15 personal fouls. They also converted 7 out of their 33 shots from 3-point range. Memphis shot 56.5% when shooting free throws by burying 13 of their 23 attempts. Additionally, Memphis totaled 42 rebounds (17 offensive, 25 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Memphis recorded 59 assists and had 19 steals for the matchup. When discussing defense, Phoenix allowed 37.8% from the floor on 37 of 98 shooting. They also distributed 28 assists for the matchup in addition to creating 6 turnovers and earning 12 steals. With respect to hauling in rebounds, they compiled 46 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Suns made 9 of 9 attempts for a rate of 100.0%. Phoenix finished the game having earned a 48.9% FG percentage (46 out of 94) and knocked down 18 out of their 37 3-pointers.
Chris Paul is someone who was a contributor in this game. He notched 15 points on 6 of 12 shooting. He played 28 minutes and also collected 4 rebounds. Paul finished the contest at 50.0% from the field and also distributed 12 assists.
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Phoenix comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 8-3 so far this season. They average 111.7 pts per contest (3rd in basketball) while connecting on 48.1% from the field. The Suns are shooting 36.2% on three-point shots (123 of 340) and 78.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Phoenix is pulling in 44.6 rebounds per game and has accumulated 301 assists for the campaign, which is 11th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 13.7 times per contest and as a squad they commit 19.5 personal fouls per game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Suns are forcing 16.3 turnovers every game and they draw 19.1 personal fouls. They relinquish 36.1% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 16th in the NBA in opponents PPG (107.8). The Suns defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 44.3% (441 of 996) and they surrender 46.7 boards per game as a group. They are ranked 5th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 248 conceded this season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Rockets took a defeat with a final score of 104-92 against the Trail Blazers. The Rockets recorded 40 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 49 in the game. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while recording 6 steals for the contest. The Trail Blazers were called for 13 personal fouls for this contest which took the Rockets to the charity stripe for a total of 27 shots. They were able to knock down 17 of those for a clip of 63.0%. With regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Houston knocked down 7 of their 32 tries (21.9%). Overall, the Rockets shot 34 out of 85 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 40.0%. The Rockets permitted the Trail Blazers to convert 34 of 87 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 39.1% in the matchup. They finished 30.6% from three-point range by shooting 11 out of 36 and ended up going 25 of 31 from the free throw line (80.6%). When discussing how they rebounded, Houston permitted Portland to pull down 41 in total (11 offensive).
Kevin Porter ended up having an impact for the Rockets for this contest. He made 7 of 14 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and added 5 rebounds. Porter racked up 18 points in his 29 minutes of playing time and added 5 dimes for the contest.
Houston has a mark of 1-11 so far this season. On the offensive side of the court, the Rockets are hitting on 43.8% from the floor, which ranks 22nd in basketball. Houston has accumulated 1,234 points so far this season (102.8 per game) and they grab 45.1 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 20.4 times per game (28th in basketball) and they turn the ball over 18.9 times per contest. The Rockets commit 20.3 personal fouls every game and they hit 69.0% from the free throw line.
The Rockets defensively are ranked 24th in the NBA in PPG given up with 110.7. They are able to force 15.3 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.9% from the field (19th in the league). The Houston defense gives up 32.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (153 of 474) and opponents are knocking down 76.9% of their free throw shots. They allow 24.2 assists and 46.3 rebounds every game, which is 20th and 18th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Houston
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