Friday, November 6, 2015
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 214.5.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 2-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.5 as they are averaging 99 points per game while giving up 101.5 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 2-0. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 119 points per game and surrendering 94, good for a point differential of 25.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 17.3 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kenneth Faried averages 15.8 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1 assist per contest and 10.3 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Stephen Curry averages 37 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Klay Thompson averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Denver averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 55.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 16 per game. The Nuggets allow 101.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Golden State averages 119 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 25 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 60.8 rebounds per game and 28.2 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 5th with 13 per game. The Warriors allow 94 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Warriors force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 4-0-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/03/15 F Joffrey Lauvergne Back "?" Thursday vs. Utah
11/03/15 C Nikola Jokic Back "?" Thursday vs. Utah
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
10/27/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/05/15 C Andrew Bogut Concussion "?" Friday vs. Denver
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Denver
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