Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns 11/10/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Portland Trail Blazers vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
TV: ROOT SPORTS
Footprint Center is the site where the Phoenix Suns (6-3) will attempt to beat the Portland Trail Blazers (5-5) on Wednesday.
The Trail Blazers faced the Lakers and walked away with a win by a score of 105-90 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Trail Blazers finished with 21 while the Lakers recorded 19 fouls. They made 9 of 32 shots from downtown. Los Angeles walked away from this one shooting 79.2% when shooting free throws by converting 19 of 24 attempts. Moreover, Los Angeles grabbed 48 rebounds (11 offensive, 37 defensive) and earned 7 blocks. Los Angeles earned 59 assists and had 20 steals for the game. Pertaining to defending, Portland let their opponent shoot 34.4% from the field on 31 out of 90 shooting. They also doled out 22 assists for the matchup while creating 5 turnovers and getting 14 steals. When it comes to hauling in boards, they earned a total of 52 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Trail Blazers knocked down 18 of their 24 shots for a rate of 75.0%. Portland walked away from the contest having earned a 37.9% FG percentage (36 out of 95) and buried 15 of their 55 shots from downtown.
Jusuf Nurkic is one player who was a contributor for the matchup. He walked away with 15 points on 6 of 6 shooting. He played for 22 mins played and also grabbed 17 boards. Nurkic finished the contest at 100.0% from the floor and dished out 1 assist.
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Portland heads into this matchup with a win-loss record of 5-5 for the season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.2 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 18.2 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Portland is grabbing 48.0 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 231 assists on the campaign, which ranks 18th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Trail Blazers are shooting 35.6% on three-point shots (149 of 418) and 74.1% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 110.3 points per contest (7th in basketball) on 45.1% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Trail Blazers have forced 14.5 turnovers every game while drawing 18.8 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 37.0% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 15th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (107.4). The Trail Blazers defense is giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 45.4% (400 of 881) and they relinquish 43.7 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 24th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 279 relinquished on the campaign.
In their last game, the Suns went home victorious with a score of 109-104 against the Kings. When it comes to cleaning the glass, Phoenix allowed Sacramento to grab 38 overall (8 on the offensive side). They finished 41.7% from 3-point land by connecting on 10 out of 24 and ended up going 20 out of 26 at the free throw line (76.9%). The Suns permitted the Kings to make 37 of 82 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 45.1% in the matchup. When the game finished, the Suns ended up going 44 out of 93 from the floor which gave them a rate of 47.3%. In the matter of shots from beyond the perimeter, Phoenix converted 12 of their 30 tries (40.0%). They were able to bury 9 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 81.8%. The Kings were called for 24 personal fouls for the contest which took the Suns to the charity stripe for a total of 11 attempts. They also turned it over 14 times, while getting 14 steals for the matchup. The Suns pulled down 33 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 38 for the matchup.
Cameron Payne was important for the Suns for this contest. Payne earned 24 points in his 22 minutes on the court and added 3 assists for the matchup. He buried 9 of 14 for the game for a rate of 64.3%, and added 4 rebounds.
Phoenix has a mark of 6-3 on the year. As an offense, the Suns are connecting on 47.5% from the field, which has them ranked 2nd in the league. Phoenix has totaled 991 pts so far this year (110.1 per contest) and they pull down 45.1 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 27.3 times per contest (3rd in the NBA) and they are turning it over 14.2 times per contest. The Suns commit 19.2 personal fouls every game and they go 76.6% from the free throw line.
The Phoenix defense allows 38.7% from downtown (129 of 333) and their opponents are knocking down 78.8% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 22.8 assists and 45.4 total boards per game, which is ranked 14th and 16th in the NBA. The Suns are ranked 20th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 109.2. They are forcing 16.4 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.6% from the floor (15th in the league).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Portland
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