Atlanta Hawks at Denver Nuggets NBA Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Denver as 10 point favorites.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-30. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.7 as they are averaging 103.8 points per game while giving up 108.5 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 21-19. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 107.6 points per game and surrendering 106.0, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-17-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-19-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 19-19-2 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
11/21/17 F Paul Millsap Wrist is out indefinitely
Dennis Schroder averages 19.8 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Taurean Waller-Prince comes into this contest averaging 13 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%.
Will Barton averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Gary Harris averages 16.7 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks allow 108.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 25.5 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league. Atlanta averages 103.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.73 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets surrender 106 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 41.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nuggets are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game this season. Denver is 8th in the league with 107.6 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.55. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 45.2 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 23.7. The Nuggets are 7th in turnovers per game with 15.6.
The Hawks are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 3rd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA. Atlanta is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Denver is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 14th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Nuggets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta +10
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