Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets NBA Parlay 11/24/2019
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Denver Nuggets
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Pepsi Center in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Denver -3.5
Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets (11-3, 1st in the Northwest Division) play the Phoenix Suns (7-7, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at Pepsi Center on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Denver opens this matchup as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 226.
The Suns cover the spread 64.3% of the time, having gone 9-5-0 ATS. Denver is covering 46.2% of the time, going 6-7-1 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/22/2019 Aron Baynes C Hip Expected to be out until at least Nov 24
11/22/2019 Cameron Johnson SF Knee Game Time Decision
11/22/2019 Frank Kaminsky PF Hip Game Time Decision
11/22/2019 Ricky Rubio PG Back Game Time Decision
11/20/2019 Ty Jerome G Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 16
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Devin Booker averages 24.9 points per contest in 35.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.0 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 94%. Kelly Oubre comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Nikola Jokic averages 17.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes 6.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Jamal Murray scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 111.4 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Phoenix averages 115.4 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 27.9 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets give up 101.6 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 23.9 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 46.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Nuggets are 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest. Denver is 24th in the NBA with 106.0 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 12th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.6 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 25.9. The Nuggets are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Suns are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 12th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 8th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Phoenix is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Denver is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Nuggets are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 102.1, and their offensive rating of 106.6 is ranked 4th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 25th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix +3.5 and over 226 total points
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