Tuesday, November 3, 2015
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.5.
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Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Kenneth Faried averages 11.7 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1 assist per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 46%.
Kobe Bryant averages 17.3 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Julius Randle averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Denver averages 92 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 56.3 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 16.3 per game. The Nuggets allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.3 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 18 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 13th with 15 per game. The Lakers allow 115.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 26 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 11 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/02/15 F Joffrey Lauvergne Back "?" Tuesday vs. LA Lakers
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
10/27/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/02/15 F Brandon Bass Eye expected to miss Tuesday vs. Denver
Josh's Pick: Take Denver
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