Atlanta Hawks vs Denver Nuggets– 11/12/2019 Prediction
Atlanta Hawks vs. Denver Nuggets
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
When: Tuesday, November 12, 9:05 PM. ET.
The Denver Nuggets will be going for their fifth consecutive win when they take on the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
Hawks Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing Streak
The Hawks haven’t had much go their way this season and find themselves in the middle of another losing streak. They will try to snap their three-game losing streak and pick up their second win in their last eight games when they face the Nuggets on Tuesday.
Atlanta has struggled offensively this season, averaging 104.4 points per game. The team is shooting 45.5 percent from the field and 29 percent from three-point range.
Trae Young leads the Hawks with 26.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 8.4 assists per game. Jabari Parker is averaging 17.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, while Kevin Huerter is averaging 9.1 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.
The Hawks have played better on the defensive e end, holding opponents to 108.9 points per game. However, they have struggled in their last three games and are giving up 119.3 points per game during that span. They will have to play better than they have in their last three games if they want to pick up the win.
Nuggets Going For Eighth Win In 11 Games
The Nuggets followed up their first losing streak of the season by winning their last four games and are now tied with the Los Angeles Lakers for the best record in the NBA. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Hawks, which will give them their fifth win in a row.
Denver hasn’t played well offensively, averaging 103.3 points per game, which is 27th in the league. The team is shooting 42.9 percent from the field and 35.8 percent from three-point range.
Jamal Murray leads the team with 18.8 points, five rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game. Nikola Jokic is averaging 16.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, and six assists per game, while Will Barton is averaging 14.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.
Denver has done a great job defensively, holding opponents to 100.3 points per game, which is third in the league. They have held their last four opponents under 100 points and will try to do the same to the Hawks on Tuesday night.
The Denver Nuggets are an American professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member club of the league’s Western Conference Northwest Division. The team was founded as the Denver Larks in 1967 as a charter franchise of the American Basketball Association (ABA), but changed its name to Rockets before the first season. It changed its name again to the Nuggets in 1974. After the name change, the Nuggets played for the final ABA Championship title in 1976, losing to the New York Nets.
The team has had some periods of success, qualifying for the ABA Playoffs for all seasons from 1967 to the 1976 ABA playoffs where it lost in the finals. The team joined the NBA in 1976 after the ABA–NBA merger and qualified for the NBA playoffs in nine consecutive seasons in the 1980s and ten consecutive seasons from 2004 to 2013. However, it has not made an appearance in a championship round since its last year in the ABA. The Nuggets play their home games at Pepsi Center, which they share with the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League (NLL).