Thursday, December 3, 2015
Air Canada Centre
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.5.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 6-12 and a road record of 3-6. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 96.5 points per game while giving up 103.1 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 11-7 and a home record of 4-2. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.2 points per game and surrendering 96.4, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 6.6 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 92%. Kenneth Faried averages 12.2 points per game in 25.9 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 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 21.2 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Denver averages 96.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 16.1 per game. The Nuggets allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Toronto averages 100.2 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 18th with 15.3 per game. The Raptors allow 96.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 11-6-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 7-10-1 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
12/02/15 G Gary Harris Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Wednesday vs. Chicago
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/21/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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