Monday, November 30, 2015
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Denver Nuggets travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, November 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Milwaukee as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.5.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 6-11 and a road record of 3-5. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 97.8 points per game while giving up 103.7 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 6-11 and a home record of 4-4. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 96.9 points per game and surrendering 105, good for a point differential of -8.1.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Kenneth Faried averages 12.3 points per game in 26.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Greg Monroe averages 15.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Michael Carter-Williams averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Denver averages 97.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15.6 per game. The Nuggets allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 97.9 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 22nd with 15.7 per game. The Bucks allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Bucks force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 8-8-1 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 11-5-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/29/15 G Gary Harris Concussion doubtful Monday vs. Milwaukee
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/29/15 PG Greivis Vasquez Ankle expected to miss Sunday vs. Charlotte
Guy's Pick: Take Denver
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