Denver Nuggets at Portland Blazers NBA Picks & Parlay 11/13/2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
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The Denver Nuggets head to Moda Center to take on the Portland Blazers on Monday, November 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Portland as 2 point favorites.
The Nuggets come into this game with an overall record of 8-5. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 100.7 points per game while giving up 98.6 per contest. The Blazers have an overall mark of 6-6. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per contest and giving up 100.7, which is a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 5-8-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 4-7-1 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/12/17 G Gary Harris Shoulder is "?" Monday vs. Portland
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/03/17 F Al-Farouq Aminu Ankle is out indefinitely
10/28/17 F Meyers Leonard Ankle is out indefinitely
Will Barton averages 13.7 points per contest in 27.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest for Denver. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Nikola Jokic comes into this game averaging 16.5 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Damian Lillard averages 25.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and 6.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 93%. C.J. McCollum has scored 22.9 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per game this season for the Blazers. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets allow 98.6 points per contest which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 21.8 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Denver averages 100.7 points per contest this year, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.08 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 42.6 boards per contest and 22.9 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers give up 100.7 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 17.1 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 40.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Blazers are 7th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year. Portland is 9th in the NBA with 105.5 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.83. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 48.3 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 18.5. The Blazers are 11th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Nuggets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 15th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 92.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Denver is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Portland is 21st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 27th in the league. The Blazers are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 26th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Portland -2 and under 210.5 total points
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