Sunday, November 27, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Denver Nuggets travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 6-10. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 108.6 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 5-12. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.6 points per game and surrendering 111.7, good for a point differential of -6.1.
Danilo Gallinari comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Emmanuel Mudiay averages 14.4 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Devin Booker averages 18.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Eric Bledsoe averages 18.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Denver averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 60.6 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 16.2 per game. The Nuggets allow 108.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.6 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 26th with 16.4 per game. The Suns allow 111.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.2 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Suns force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Nuggets have an offensive rating of 105.1 and a defensive rating of 107.5. In terms of pace they average 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Denver turns the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Suns rating on offense is 102 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 10-6-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 11-5-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 11-6-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/26/16 F Danilo Gallinari Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
11/26/16 F Juancho Hernangomez Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
11/26/16 G Mike Miller Personal "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
11/26/16 F Will Barton Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Phoenix
11/15/16 G Gary Harris Ankle out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/23/16 F TJ Warren Head out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix -1.5
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