Thursday, November 10, 2016
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 5-2. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 112.9 points per game while giving up 109.4 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 3-4. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 105.6, good for a point differential of 0.1.
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Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 26.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 28.9 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Will Barton averages 18 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 95%. Danilo Gallinari averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Golden State averages 112.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 29.6 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 16.1 per game. The Warriors allow 109.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.1 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Denver averages 105.7 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 60.7 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 30th with 18.3 per game. The Nuggets allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Nuggets force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 110.9 and a defensive rating of 107.6. In terms of pace they average 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Nuggets rating on offense is 103.7 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Denver turns the ball over on 15.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 5-2-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/09/16 F Darrell Arthur Knee "?" Thursday vs. Golden State
11/09/16 F Will Barton Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Golden State
11/09/16 F Wilson Chandler Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Golden State
Josh's Pick: Take Denver +6.5
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