Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets 11/6/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Houston Rockets vs Denver Nuggets
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
The Houston Rockets (1-7) are traveling to Ball Arena on Saturday where they will compete against the Denver Nuggets (4-4).
The Rockets stepped onto the hardwood against the Suns and went home with a loss by a final score of 123-111 in their last game. When talking about personal fouls, the Rockets ended up finishing with 21 and the Suns accumulated 12 personal fouls. They knocked down 14 of their 31 tries from beyond the perimeter. Phoenix ended up going 91.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 21 of their 23 attempts. Moreover, Phoenix had 33 rebounds (13 offensive, 20 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Phoenix earned 46 dimes and had 29 steals in the game. Concerning the defense, Houston allowed their opponent to shoot 47.3% from the field on 44 out of 93 shooting. They also recorded 25 assists for this contest as well as forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In regard to rebounding, they collected 42 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Rockets converted 24 of their 28 attempts for a rate of 85.7%. Houston ended the contest with a 43.7% FG percentage (38 of 87) and made 11 of 31 three-point attempts.
Christian Wood is someone who was a factor for the matchup. Wood finished the game shooting 40.0% from the field and also dished out 5 dimes. He saw the court for 37 minutes and snagged 15 boards. He racked up 18 points on 6 out of 15 shooting.
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Houston comes into this game with a win-loss record of 1-7 for the year. They have an average of 104.6 pts per contest (23rd in the NBA) while shooting 44.0% from the field. The Rockets are shooting 34.8% on shots beyond the perimeter (100 of 287) and 71.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Houston is grabbing 45.0 rebounds per game and is sitting with 179 dimes so far this season, which is 22nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 20.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 21.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Rockets are forcing their opponents into 15.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 21.6 fouls. They are conceding 33.6% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 28th in the league in opponents points per game (112.1). The Rockets are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 45.6% (330 of 724) and they relinquish 46.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 18th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 196 relinquished for the year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Nuggets walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 108-106 against the Grizzlies. The Nuggets were able to snag 33 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 44 for this contest. They coughed it up 11 times, while getting 7 steals in this matchup. The Grizzlies committed 11 personal fouls for this game which got the Nuggets to the charity stripe for a total of 13 tries. They were able to convert 12 of the free throws for a percentage of 92.3%. In regard to 3-point shots, Denver converted 8 out of 27 tries (29.6%). At the conclusion of this game, the Nuggets went 43 for 91 from the field which gave them a rate of 47.3%. The Nuggets permitted the Grizzlies to make 42 out of 81 tries from the floor which had them shooting 51.9% in the matchup. They went 47.1% from beyond the arc by shooting 16 out of 34 and ended up shooting 8 of 14 from the charity stripe (57.1%). When it comes to attacking the glass, Denver permitted Memphis to snag 33 in all (3 on the offensive side).
Nikola Jokic ended up being a factor for the Nuggets in this game. He buried 11 of 20 for the contest giving him a rate of 55.0%, and added 11 rebounds. Jokic earned 34 points in his 35 minutes on the hardwood and had 5 assists for the contest.
Denver has a win-loss record of 4-4 for the campaign. The Nuggets are committing 18.9 fouls per contest and they connect on 70.0% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 24.3 times per contest (9th in the league) and they turn it over 17.1 times per game. Denver has earned 811 points so far this season (101.4 per game) and they pull in 44.0 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Nuggets are connecting on 47.4% from the field, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Nuggets are ranked 2nd in the NBA in points allowed per game with 99.4. They are forcing their opponents into 16.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 44.2% from the floor (11th in the NBA). The Denver defense allows 32.8% on shots from 3-point land (89 of 271) and opponents are making 74.5% of their foul shots. They allow 22.0 assists and 43.4 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 11th and 6th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Houston
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