Brooklyn Nets vs Phoenix Suns Date and Time: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:05 AM Venue: PHX Arena Prediction: Phoenix Suns Bookmaker: 1xbet
On Tuesday, the Brooklyn nets will be looking for their win a row when they take on the Phoenix suns. Brooklyn defeated Golden State last Saturday, with a score of 134-117. They faced Sacramento last Monday evening, but this preview was written prior to the conclusion of that match. Phoenix is red-hot, winning six straight games, including a 109- 90 victory over Orlando on Sunday.
Phoenix is favored in this game. The Nets defeated the Suns and the recent contest between these teams, beating them 119-97 in February of last year. Brooklyn is 8-2 in the last 10 matches.
Brooklyn took a nine-point lead coming out of the first quarter and never looked back on their way to a 134-117 victory over the Golden State Warriors. All five starters scored in double digits, led by Kyrie Irving with 23. Kevin Durant got a little justice against his former team, scoring 20 points, adding five rebounds and six assists. James Harden recorded a double-double with 16 assists and 19 points and came two rebounds away from the triple-double.
Brooklyn is first in the NBA in points per game at 120.9 while allowing 117.5 points per contest, 28th overall. They are first in shooting at 49.7% from the field and are third in three-point shooting at 39.6%. The team is averaging 19.3 free throws per game, fourth overall, connecting on 82.6% of their attempts, third overall. They are fourth in the NBA in assists per game at 27.0 and are sixth in defensive rebounds per game at 36.0. The Nets are third in blocked shots per game at 5.8.
Devin Booker scored 27 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to their sixth straight victory, defeating the Orlando Magic, 109-90. Phoenix took a 12-point lead in the first quarter and extended it to 17 by halftime. Orlando had no answers, shooting 37.1% from the field and were just six of 35 from the three-point range. Deandre Ayton chipped in a double-double with 13 rebounds and 10 points. Chris Paul had 12 points, nine assists, and six rebounds.
The Suns are averaging 110.8 ppg while allowing 107.2 per contest, fourth in the NBA. They are shooting 47.2% from the field and 35.9% from the three-point range. They are second in free-throw percentage at 83.1%. Phoenix is ninth in defensive rebounds per game at 35.8.
The Suns are leading in this match. They have the victory over Brooklyn.