Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Denver Nuggets travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 5-8. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 106.9 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 7-8. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 96.0 points per game and surrendering 95.1, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Emmanuel Mudiay comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Danilo Gallinari averages 16.9 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Gordon Hayward averages 19.7 points per game while playing 36 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Rudy Gobert averages 9.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Denver averages 105.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 60.4 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17.2 per game. The Nuggets allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Utah averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 48.9 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 6th with 12.4 per game. The Jazz allow 95.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Nuggets have an offensive rating of 105.3 and a defensive rating of 106.3. In terms of pace they average 99 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. 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 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 105.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.7. They get 90.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 9-4-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 9-4-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 6-9-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/18/16 G Mike Miller Personal out indefinitely
11/15/16 G Gary Harris Ankle out indefinitely
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/22/16 F Derrick Favors Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Denver
11/22/16 PG George Hill Thumb "?" Wednesday vs. Denver
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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