Wednesday, November 4, 2015
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Utah as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.
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The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 2-2 and they are 1-1 away from home. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division and have a point differential of -1.5. The Jazz come into this game with a 2-1 overall record and they are 2-1 at EnergySolutions Arena. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division and have a point differential of +14.7.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 25.5 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. C.J. McCollum averages 21.5 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Alec Burks averages 14.3 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Derrick Favors averages 21.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Portland averages 100 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 53 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 16.8 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 101.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Utah averages 94.3 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 2nd with 12.3 per game. The Jazz allow 79.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 18.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 1-2-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/02/15 G Gerald Henderson Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Utah
10/29/15 F Cliff Alexander Knee out indefinitely
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/23/15 G Dante Exum ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Portland
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