Sunday, November 6, 2016
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The Denver Nuggets travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Celtics on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 106.0 points per game while giving up 105.3 per contest. The Celtics have an overall record of 3-2. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 110.8 points per game and surrendering 109.6, good for a point differential of 1.2.
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Will Barton comes into this contest averaging 18 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 95%. Danilo Gallinari averages 16.8 points per game in 38.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Al Horford averages 12 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Celtics. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Isaiah Thomas averages 25.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Denver averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 64 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 18 per game. The Nuggets allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Boston averages 110.8 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 48.4 rebounds per game and 27.2 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Celtics rank 4th with 12.8 per game. The Celtics allow 109.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Celtics force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Nuggets have an offensive rating of 101.9 and a defensive rating of 101.2. In terms of pace they average 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Denver turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%.
The Celtics rating on offense is 114.1 and they have a defensive rating of 112.9. They get 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Boston turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Boston Celtics Betting Trends
The Boston Celtics are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Boston Celtics are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/03/16 G Gary Harris Groin "?" Saturday vs Detroit
11/03/16 F Will Barton Ankle "?" Saturday vs Detroit
Boston Celtics Injuries
11/05/16 C Al Horford Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/03/16 F Jae Crowder Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 C Kelly Olynyk Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Denver
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