Phoenix
Suns
Stadium Talking Stick Resort Arena
19-63 Overall | WESTERN 15th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Pacific Division107.5116.8
Schedule
Regular season
Mon  4/1
vs
Cleveland
W122-113
Wed  4/3
vs
Utah
L97-118
Fri  4/5
vs
New Orleans
W / OT133-126
Sun  4/7
@
Houston
L113-149
Tue  4/9
@
Dallas
L109-120
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

Our simulations give them a very slim chance of making the playoffs.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The sum of all of their regular season money line implied probabilities (adjusted for the juice) projects to 22.4 wins. Their 19 actual wins was below expectation. They didn't meet expectations on the road and at home. They won 17.1% on the road which was much worse than expected (20.9%). They won 12 at home and were expected to win 13.8.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 55.2% (#21 in League). The team has improved to 58.3% in their last 7 games. They average 107.5 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 107.8. On the road they average 107.4 (106.8 expected), and at home 107.6 ppg (108.9 expected).

DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 58.2 true FG% (#29 in League). They allow 116.8 pts per game vs an expected value of 115.4. They are allowing 119.8 (116.5 expected) on the road, and at home 113.9 ppg (114.2 expected).

REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 6.8 per game (#30 in league).

TURNOVERS (AVERAGE): Their turnover margin is zero (#13 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Suns in all of their games would have earned a +38 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the spread, they have lost -1460 units risking 110 to win 100 (36-46 ATS). They are down against the spread at home and on the road.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
22 Ayton, Deandre SF7-125007/23/19980Arizona
35 Bender, Dragan SF7-122511/17/19972No College
1 Booker, Devin SF6-621010/30/19963Kentucky
25 Bridges, Mikal SF6-721008/30/19960Villanova
11 Crawford, Jamal SG6-518503/20/198018Michigan
0 Culver, Jarrett G6-719402/20/19990No College
30 Daniels, Troy SF6-420507/15/19915Virginia Commonwealth
32 Fredette, Jimmer SF6-219502/25/19895Brigham Young
21 Holmes, Richaun SF6-1023510/15/19933Moraine Valley CC IL; Bowling
20 Jackson, Josh SF6-820002/10/19971Kansas
16 Johnson, Tyler SG6-419005/07/19924Fresno State
8 King, George SF6-622001/15/19940Colorado
14 Melton, De'Anthony SF6-420005/28/19980USC
2 Okobo, Elie SF6-319010/23/19970No College
0 Okpala, KZ F6-921004/28/19990No College
3 Oubre Jr., Kelly SF6-720512/09/19953Kansas
26 Spalding, Ray PF6-1021503/11/19970Louisville
12 Warren, T.J. SF6-821509/05/19934North Carolina State