Saturday, November 5, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Denver Nuggets travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They are 3rd 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 Pistons have an overall record of 3-2. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 100.0 points per game and surrendering 94.4, good for a point differential of 5.6.
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%.
Andre Drummond averages 12.6 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 13.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 41%. Tobias Harris averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
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 22nd in the league. They average 64 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th 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 16th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Detroit averages 100 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 56.8 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 8th with 13.2 per game. The Pistons allow 94.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Pistons 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 Pistons rating on offense is 104.6 and they have a defensive rating of 98.7. They get 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 12 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
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
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons 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
Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/04/16 F Reggie Bullock Back "?" Saturday vs. Denver
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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