Suns vs. Spurs - 2/21/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (46-9) at Phoenix Suns (14-41)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +15.5 -- Over/Under: 204.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSAZ
The San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns meet Sunday at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The San Antonio Spurs look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.9 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 92.4 points on 43.4 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 16.9 points and 8.3 rebounds while Tony Parker is averaging 12.3 points and 5.1 assists. Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Patty Mills is dishing 2.6 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won 10 of their last 14 road games. Kawhi Leonard is questionable with a calf injury.
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The Phoenix Suns need a win in order to snap a 10-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Kris Humphries is averaging 18 points and 12 rebounds while Devin Booker is averaging 10.6 points and 1.7 assists. Mirza Teletovic is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Archie Goodwin is dishing 2.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six straight home games. Alex Len and Tyson Chandler are questionable.
The Spurs are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southwest and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Spurs are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Phoenix and 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
I've been fading the Suns for over a month now. It's probably best to do the same here as well. However, 15.5 points is still 15.5 points. With a banged up Leonard, I'd side with the points if forced to pick this game. Although it's important to know I have ZERO trust in this Suns franchise.