Saturday, December 5, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Denver as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 7-13 and a road record of 4-7. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 96.7 points per game while giving up 102.9 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 1-19 and a home record of 1-7. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 91.2 points per game and surrendering 102.1, good for a point differential of -10.9.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Kenneth Faried averages 12.3 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 17.2 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Denver averages 96.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.4 per game. The Nuggets allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 91.2 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 18.6 per game. The 76ers allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 9-10-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-9-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-11-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
12/04/15 G Gary Harris Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
12/04/15 F Kenneth Faried Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/04/15 C Jahlil Okafor Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Denver
12/04/15 F Richaun Holmes Ankle probable Saturday vs. Denver
10/26/15 F Carl Landry Wrist out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Kendall Marshall Knee out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
10/23/15 G Tony Wroten Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Denver
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