Philadelphia 76ers vs. Phoenix Suns - 11/19/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (4-9) at Philadelphia 76ers (2-10)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Suns and Philadelphia 76ers clash Saturday night in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Phoenix Suns could use another victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 108 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 116 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 20.5 points and 2.7 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 19 points and 4.7 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Knight is dishing 3.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost four of their last five road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers are desperate for a victory to climb out of a brutal 2-10 hole to start the season. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 95.9 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 17 points and 7.6 rebounds while Ersan Ilyasova is averaging 12.7 points and 1.4 assists. Jahlil Okafor is the third double-digit scorer and Dario Saric is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have won their last two home games.
The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The 76ers are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 vs. Western Conference and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Pacific. The Suns are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Suns played last night and still have issues on the defensive side of the ball. Meanwhile, the 76ers have won their last two home games and have been rather solid in terms of covering numbers. I'll take a stab with the free bucket and the home team here.