Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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The Denver Nuggets travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 3-4. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 95.6 points per game and surrendering 101.4, good for a point differential of -5.9.
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 16.5 points per game in 37.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Marc Gasol averages 18 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Mike Conley averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Denver averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 62.2 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.7 per game. The Nuggets allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.7 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Memphis averages 95.6 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 55 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 20th with 16.1 per game. The Grizzlies allow 101.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Nuggets have an offensive rating of 102.9 and a defensive rating of 102.6. In terms of pace they average 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Denver turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Grizzlies rating on offense is 98.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.6. They get 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 45%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Memphis turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/07/16 F Will Barton Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Memphis
11/07/16 F Wilson Chandler Hamstring injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/07/16 G Tony Allen Hip injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Denver
10/26/16 F Brandan Wright Ankle out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jordan Adams Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Memphis -2
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