Monday, January 2, 2017
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, January 2, 2017. The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 14-19. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 107.8 points per game while giving up 109.7 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 29-5. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.0 points per game and surrendering 104.3, good for a point differential of 12.7.
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Wilson Chandler comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nuggets. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Danilo Gallinari averages 16.9 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Denver. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Stephen Curry averages 23.9 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Kevin Durant averages 25.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Denver averages 107.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 57.7 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.8 per game. The Nuggets allow 109.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Golden State averages 117 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Warriors allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Nuggets have an offensive rating of 109.2 and a defensive rating of 111. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Denver turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116 and they have a defensive rating of 103.4. They get 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 17-16-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 22-10-1 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-17-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 15-19-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Injuries
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Golden State Warriors Injuries
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