Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 11/2/2014
Monday, 10:30 PM on ROOT, PT
Staples Center in Los Angeles
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The Utah Jazz will try to pick up their first road win of the season when they face off against the L.A. Clippers on Monday night.
Last season, the Clippers won all three of their games against the Jazz. They beat them by eight points in their first matchup, 15 points in the second, and nine points in the third.
In 26 games against the Jazz in his career, Clippers point guard Chris Paul has been able to average 17.6 points, 8.7 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game. Blake Griffin has scored 23.7 points per game against the Jazz and he's averaged 10.8 boards, while center DeAndre Jordan has averaged 7.2 points and 7.5 rebounds against them in his career.
Against the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night, the Jazz dominated three out of the four quarters to pull off a 118-91 victory. They didn't shoot particularly well in that game, but they did dominate the boards, outrebounding the Jazz 52-34.
The Jazz have been able to score 104.3 points per game so far this season, but they are near the bottom of the league with 105 points allowed per game. Their best player has been power forward Derrick Favors, who has been able to score 21.7 points per game while also grabbing nine rebounds per game. New signing Trevor Booker has averaged 12.3 points per game this season while making 64 percent of his shots.
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report at this time
Los Angeles Clippers
11/02/14 F Glen Davis Groin is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Sacramento
11/02/14 G Jamal Crawford Ribs is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Sacramento
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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