Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns - 12/16/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (11-15) at Golden State Warriors (24-1)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -12 -- Over/Under: 220.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSAZ, CSNB
The Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors square off Wednesday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Phoenix Suns are desperate for a victory after losing 10 of their last 14 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 104.8 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22.3 points and 6.5 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 20.4 points and 4.3 rebounds. Markieff Morris is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing 1.4 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.8 turnovers per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost back-to-back regular season games since April. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.3 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 32.3 points and six assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 17.9 points and 3.6 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing seven assists and Festus Ezeli is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.4 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a regular season home game since January 27th.
The Suns are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Pacific and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Warriors are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference and 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Suns are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Golden State.
The Warriors turn things up at Oracle and that's especially going to be the case after they're coming off a loss to the Bucks. The Suns are too sloppy, inconsistent and are brutal on the road. I'll side with Golden State winning another game in blowout fashion.