Suns vs. Spurs - 2/28/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (35-23) at Phoenix Suns (31-28)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns 0 -- Over/Under: 207.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBA TV
The Phoenix Suns and the San Antonio Spurs face off on Saturday at US Airways Center in NBA action.
The Phoenix Suns are 31-28 this season and they are just a game out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference after winning their last two games. The Suns are averaging 106.3 points and they are shooting 46.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 105.1 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Eric Bledsoe leads Phoenix averaging 17.3 points and 6.1 assists per game. Brandon Knight is averaging 16.8 points, Markieff Morris is averaging 15.2 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Gerald Green is averaging 12.3 points. The Suns are 17-12 at home and 3-7 in their last 10 games.
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The San Antonio Spurs are 35-23 this season and they are in seventh place in the Western Conference standings. The Spurs are averaging 100.6 points and they are shooting 45.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 97.5 points and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent. Kawhi Leonard leads San Antonio averaging 14.8 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Tim Duncan is averaging 14.7 points and 9.7 rebounds, Tony Parker is averaging 14 points, and Manu Ginobili is averaging 11.7 points. The Spurs are 15-16 on the road and 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Phoenix is 5-11-1 against the spread against the Western Conference, 1-5 against the spread following a win, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record. San Antonio is 2-6 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, 1-5-1 against the spread against the Western Conference. The home team is 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four meetings of these two.
In sports with long seasons like the NBA it is so much more about who is hot rather than who is the better team and it can run day to day and right no the Suns are playing the better basketball and are my pick here.