Washington Wizards vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, 4/10/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Wizards vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+7.5)
Phoenix Suns Arena is the venue where and the Phoenix Suns (36-15) will play the Washington Wizards (18-32) on Saturday. Phoenix opens this contest as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 227.
The Washington Wizards faced off with the Orlando Magic and walked away with a win by a score of 131-116 in their last contest. Washington finished the game with a 57.6% field goal percentage (49 out of 85) and knocked down 19 of 36 three-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Wizards made 14 of 16 shots for a rate of 87.5%. With respect to rebounding, they collected 37 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 35 assists in this game while creating 11 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Pertaining to defense, Washington allowed their opponent to shoot 47.3% from the floor on 44 of 93 shooting. Orlando dished out 22 dimes and had 11 steals for this contest. Furthermore, Orlando grabbed 39 boards (11 offensive, 28 defensive) and added 3 blocks. Orlando finished the game at 69.6% when shooting free throws by converting 16 of 23 tries. They also knocked down 12 of 31 attempts from distance.
Bradley Beal is a guy who was a major factor for the contest. He left the arena with 26 points on 11 of 19 shooting. He saw the court for 30:22 mins and also collected 1 rebound. Beal finished 57.9% from the floor and also distributed 5 dimes. Another guy that came through in this contest for the Wizards was Russell Westbrook. He collected 14 rebounds in his 37:42 min played on the night. He finished the game at 72.7% from the floor in this contest by going 8-of-11 (23 points). At the conclusion of this game, Westbrook accounted for 15 assists.
Washington steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 18-32 for the year. They turn the ball over 14.6 times per contest and as a team they commit 22.0 fouls per game. As a team, Washington is collecting 44.1 boards per game and is sitting with 1,239 assists this season, which has them ranked 19th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Wizards are shooting 34.7% on shots from beyond the arc (535 of 1,544) and 76.0% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 113.6 points per game (11th in the league) on 46.6% from the floor. On the defensive end of the court, the Wizards are forcing 14.6 turnovers every game and they draw 22.2 fouls. They currently rank 7th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,204 surrendered this year. The Wizards defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 47.2% (732 of 1,111) and they relinquish 46.8 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They surrender 38.0% from 3-point land while they are 30th in the NBA in PPG allowed (118.7).
The last time they took the court, the Phoenix Suns took a loss by a final score of 113-103 against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Suns recorded 27 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards totaling 36 in this game. They coughed up the ball 14 times, while getting 6 steals in the matchup. The Clippers earned 22 fouls for the contest which took the Suns to the charity stripe for 30 attempts. They were able to bury 25 of them for a rate of 83.3%. When talking about shots from distance, Phoenix converted 6 of 24 tries (25.0%). In all, the Suns ended up shooting 36 out of 71 from the field which gave them a rate of 50.7%. The Suns allowed the Clippers to make 42 of their 84 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 50.0% for the game. They finished 48.6% from beyond the perimeter by going 18 out of 37 and finished the contest at 11 of 12 from the free throw line (91.7%). Concerning rebounding, Phoenix allowed Los Angeles to grab 35 in total (9 offensive).
Devin Booker ended up having an impact for the Suns in the matchup. He made 6 of 13 in this game for a rate of 46.2%, and accumulated 3 rebounds. Booker earned 24 points in his 36:36 mins on the court and tallied 3 dimes in this matchup. An additional guy that ended being a contributor for Phoenix was Mikal Bridges. He walked away with 1 assist in his 36:29 minutes played, and he shot 7 of 13 from the floor. Bridges wrapped this one up going 53.8% from the field while notching 20 points and 5 total rebounds.
Phoenix has a record of 36-15 for the season. Phoenix has tallied 5,835 points this year (114.4 per contest) and they snag 43.5 rebounds per contest. The Suns are committing 19.5 fouls every game and they go 83.2% from the free throw line. As an offensive team, the Suns are connecting on 48.9% from the field, which is 2nd in basketball. They are earning an assist 27.0 times per game (3rd in the league) and they are turning it over 13.1 times per contest. The Suns on the defensive side of the court are 5th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 107.9. They are forcing their opponents into 13.2 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.6% from the floor (9th in basketball). The Phoenix defense concedes 34.7% on shots from distance (588 of 1,693) and their opponents are knocking down 76.9% of their free throw shots. They surrender 21.9 assists and 42.9 boards per contest, which is ranked 1st and 9th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Phoenix (-7.5)
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