Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets 11/26/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Denver Nuggets
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: NBA TV
Ball Arena is where the Denver Nuggets (9-9) will try to beat the Milwaukee Bucks (11-8) on Friday.
The Bucks faced off with the Pistons and notched a win by a score of 114-93 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Bucks ended up finishing with 18 while the Pistons accounted for 8 personal fouls. They also made 11 out of their 45 tries from beyond the arc. Detroit finished the game shooting 73.7% from the charity stripe by converting 14 of 19 shots. Additionally, Detroit pulled down 35 rebounds (9 offensive, 26 defensive) and earned 6 blocks. Detroit earned 44 assists and had 16 steals for the contest. In relation to defending, Milwaukee let their opponent shoot 35.8% from the floor on 34 of 95 shooting. They also recorded 23 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 1 turnovers and earning 5 steals. Pertaining to pulling down boards, they earned 56 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Bucks made 15 of their 17 attempts for a rate of 88.2%. Milwaukee finished the contest with a 48.3% field goal percentage (42 out of 87) and converted 15 out of their 36 3-point attempts.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is someone who played a role for the game. He was able to score 33 points on 12 out of 17 shooting. He saw the court for 31 minutes and also collected 7 boards. Antetokounmpo went 70.6% from the floor and also totaled 5 assists.
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Milwaukee steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 11-8 on the campaign. They are turning it over 13.9 times per contest and as a group they are committing 17.8 fouls per game. As a team, Milwaukee is pulling down 47.5 rebounds per game and has totaled 427 dimes so far this season, which is 15th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Bucks are shooting 36.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (281 of 777) and 73.7% from the free throw line. They average 108.9 pts per contest (11th in basketball) while shooting 44.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Bucks are forcing 13.3 turnovers per game and they draw 18.5 fouls. They are giving up 31.7% on three-point shots while they are 17th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (106.4). The Bucks defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 43.2% (756 of 1,752) and they surrender 46.9 boards per game as a unit. They are ranked 12th in basketball in giving up assists with 412 relinquished for the season.
The last time they took the court, the Nuggets took a loss by a score of 119-100 when they faced the Trail Blazers. When it comes to rebounding, Denver allowed Portland to get 31 overall (12 offensive). They shot 38.5% from beyond the arc by going 15 of 39 and finished the contest at 14 out of 20 at the free throw line (70.0%). The Nuggets permitted the Trail Blazers to knock down 45 of their 88 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 51.1% for the contest. When this game wrapped up, the Nuggets shot 38 out of 78 from the field which had them shooting 48.7%. In reference to shots from beyond the arc, Denver converted 15 of 33 attempts (45.5%). They were able to knock down 9 of the free throws for a percentage of 81.8%. The Trail Blazers had 9 fouls for the game which took the Nuggets to the charity stripe for a total of 11 shots. They turned the ball over 17 times, while recording 6 steals in the matchup. The Nuggets were able to collect 30 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 37 for this contest.
Jeff Green ended up being a factor for the Nuggets in the matchup. Green had 24 points in his 35 minutes on the hardwood and earned 3 assists for this contest. He knocked down 9 of 16 for the contest for a field goal rate of 56.3%, and had 4 rebounds.
Denver has a record of 9-9 on the year. The Nuggets commit 18.4 personal fouls per game and they connect on 74.4% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.7 times per contest (9th in the NBA) and they turn it over 14.1 times per game. Denver has totaled 1,844 points so far this season (102.4 per contest) and they pull in 44.0 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Nuggets are hitting on 45.6% from the floor, which is 12th in the NBA.
The Denver defense allows 32.8% on 3-point shots (198 of 604) and their opponents are knocking down 76.5% of their free throw attempts. They allow 22.8 dimes and 44.3 boards per game, which ranks them 13th and 10th in the NBA. The Nuggets are ranked 3rd in basketball in points allowed per contest with 102.6. They are able to force 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.6% from the field (23rd in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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