Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Denver Nuggets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Boston as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.5.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 17-28 and a road record of 8-13. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 99.7 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. Denver is 4-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 11-22. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Celtics have an overall record of 25-21 and a home record of 12-10. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 100.4, good for a point differential of 3.9. Boston has a division record of 6-5 and a conference record of 19-14. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Will Barton averages 15.5 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Isaiah Thomas averages 21.7 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Avery Bradley averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Denver averages 99.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.6 per game. The Nuggets allow 103.8 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 categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Boston averages 104.3 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.6 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 5th respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 13th with 14.5 per game. The Celtics allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Celtics force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 22-21-2 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 25-19-1 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 25-20-1 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 22-23-1 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
01/26/16 PG Jameer Nelson Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Boston
Boston Celtics Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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