San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, 1/30/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Fox Sports Arizona
Footprint Center is the location where the Phoenix Suns (38-9) will meet the San Antonio Spurs (18-31) on Sunday.
The Spurs stepped onto the hardwood against the Grizzlies and went home with a loss by a final score of 118-110 in their last game. In regard to personal fouls, the Spurs ended up finishing with 19 while the Grizzlies totaled 13 personal fouls. They also converted 7 of their 23 tries from 3-point land. Memphis finished the contest at 73.1% from the free throw line by knocking down 19 of 26 shots. Moreover, Memphis totaled 32 boards (12 offensive, 20 defensive) and added 7 rejections. Memphis recorded 44 assists and had 24 steals for this game. In regard to the defense, San Antonio allowed the other team to shoot 51.1% from the field on 46 out of 90 shooting. They also distributed 30 assists for the contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 9 turnovers and getting 9 steals. When talking about rebounding, they earned 39 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the free throw line, the Spurs buried 15 of their 19 tries for a rate of 78.9%. San Antonio ended the game with a 45.7% FG percentage (43 out of 94) and converted 9 out of their 37 3-point attempts.
Jakob Poeltl is one player who came through in this game. Poeltl ended up shooting 100.0% from the field and also recorded 5 assists. He saw the court for 33 mins and also grabbed 7 boards. He totaled 18 points on 8 out of 8 shooting.
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San Antonio comes into this contest with a record of 18-31 on the campaign. They turn it over 12.7 times per contest and as a unit are committing 17.8 personal fouls per contest. As a team, San Antonio is collecting 46.0 boards per game and has 1,360 dimes so far this season, which is 1st in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Spurs are connecting on 34.9% on shots from distance (535 of 1,531) and 73.5% from the charity stripe. They average 110.9 pts per contest (9th in the league) while hitting 46.3% from the field.
On defense, the Spurs are forcing their opponents into 14.0 turnovers per game while drawing 18.3 personal fouls. They are ranked 16th in basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,165 conceded on the season. The Spurs are giving up a shooting percentage of 46.2% (2,073 of 4,486) and they relinquish 47.3 boards per game as a squad. They are giving up 35.2% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 23rd in the league in opponents points per game (111.1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Suns got the victory with a final of 105-97 against the Jazz. In reference to attacking the glass, Phoenix permitted Utah to snag 31 overall (8 offensive). They finished the game shooting 40.0% from three-point range by shooting 12 out of 30 and walked away from this one shooting 17 out of 23 at the charity stripe (73.9%). The Suns permitted the Jazz to make 34 out of 79 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.0% in this game. When the final whistle was blown, the Suns walked away from this one shooting 40 out of 82 from the field which had them shooting 48.8%. In the matter of shooting from distance, Phoenix buried 7 out of their 18 tries (38.9%). They were able to convert 18 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. The Jazz had 14 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Suns to the free throw line for a total of 27 attempts. They also turned it over 7 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Suns earned 35 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 44 in this game.
Devin Booker ended up being important for the Suns for this game. Booker racked up 43 points in his 40 mins of playing time and had 4 assists for this contest. He converted 16 of 28 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 57.1%, and added 12 rebounds.
Phoenix has a win-loss record of 38-9 on the year. When it comes to offense, the Suns are hitting on 47.6% from the floor, which is 1st in basketball. Phoenix has accounted for 5,281 pts for the year (112.4 per game) and they grab 46.0 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 26.1 times per contest (5th in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 13.4 times per contest. The Suns are committing 19.4 fouls per game and they connect on 79.7% from the charity stripe.
The Phoenix defense gives up 33.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (528 of 1,598) and opponents are making 74.4% of their free throw shots. They surrender 22.3 dimes and 45.2 rebounds every game, which ranks them 3rd and 19th in the league. The Suns on defense are ranked 6th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 104.4. They are able to force 15.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 43.7% from the floor (3rd in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Antonio
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