Denver Nuggets at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 3.5 point favorites.
The Nuggets have a record of 37-16. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 5.2 as they average 111.7 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 28-27 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 111.1 points per game and surrender 111.5, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 29-23-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 26-26-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-24-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-26-0 against the over/under
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
10/11/18 G Isaiah Thomas Hip is out indefinitely
02/04/19 G Gary Harris Groin is questionable Wednesday vs Brooklyn
02/04/19 G Jamal Murray Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Brooklyn
02/04/19 F Paul Millsap Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
02/04/19 G Joe Harris Hip is questionable Wednesday vs Denver
01/24/19 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Finger is out indefinitely
01/21/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is out indefinitely
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Nikola Jokic averages 20.1 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.7 assists per contest and 10.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Joe Harris averages 13.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. D'Angelo Russell averages 19.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Denver averages 111.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 27.4 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.4 per game. The Nuggets allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.7 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 18th in the league with 111.1 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 46.4 boards per game, and 21st in assists per contest with 23.5. The Nets are 7th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Nets surrender 111.5 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.0 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 44.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The Nuggets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.7, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Denver is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 14th in the league.
Brooklyn is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The Nets are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 20th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nuggets/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn -3.5
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