Brooklyn Nets at Denver Nuggets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 11.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 3-6. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.0 as they are averaging 114.3 points per game while giving up 119.3 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 5-5. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 106.3, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 3-7-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/05/17 F Quincy Acy Groin is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Phoenix
11/05/17 PF Trevor Booker Back is "?" Monday vs. Phoenix
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeMarre Carroll averages 13.6 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 21.1 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%.
Will Barton averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Nikola Jokic averages 15.6 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 11.5 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 119.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league. Brooklyn averages 114.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets surrender 106.3 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 24 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 43 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nuggets are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16 per game this season. Denver is 15th in the league with 106 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 44.8 boards per game and 6th in assists per contest with 23.6. The Nuggets are 16th in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Nets are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 111.8, and their offensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 3rd. They are 1st in the NBA in pace with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 23rd. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Denver is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 108.3, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 11th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Nuggets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn +11.5
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