Monday, January 25, 2016
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Monday, January 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.5.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 26-19 and a road record of 11-12. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 99.8 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 17-27 and a home record of 9-14. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 99.5 points per game and surrendering 103.5, good for a point differential of -3.9.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Danilo Gallinari averages 19.3 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Will Barton averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Atlanta averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.8 per game. The Hawks allow 99.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Denver averages 99.5 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 9th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 15th with 14.6 per game. The Nuggets allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Nuggets force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-22-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-23-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 22-20-2 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 24-19-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/24/16 F Paul Millsap Personal missed last game, probable Monday vs. Denver
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
01/24/16 PG Jameer Nelson Wrist "?" Monday vs. Atlanta
01/24/16 F Kenneth Faried Abdominal doubtful Monday vs. Atlanta
Guy's Pick: Take Denver
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