Friday, November 20, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Friday, November 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 6-5 and a road record of 1-2. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 105 points per game while giving up 100.5 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 6-6 and a home record of 3-2. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 99.7 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of -3.4.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.8 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Danilo Gallinari averages 18.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Kenneth Faried averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Phoenix averages 105 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 58.1 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 16.7 per game. The Suns allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Denver averages 99.7 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 53.7 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 13th with 14.8 per game. The Nuggets allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Nuggets force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 7-4-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/19/15 F T.J. Warren Illness "?" Friday vs. Denver
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/17/15 F Joffrey Lauvergne Back out indefinitely
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Denver
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