Friday, November 20, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Utah Jazz travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, November 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 193.
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The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 6-5 and a road record of 4-4. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 95.3 points per game while giving up 91.5 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 8-4 and a home record of 3-2. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.3 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of 1.6.
Alec Burks comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Gordon Hayward averages 15.8 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 18.5 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Deron Williams averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 5.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Utah averages 95.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.5 per game. The Jazz allow 91.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 16.5 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Dallas averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 3rd with 13.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Mavericks force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 7-3-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 5-6-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/23/15 G Dante Exum Knee out for season
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
11/19/15 F Charlie Villanueva Personal probable Friday vs. Utah
10/26/15 C JaVale McGee Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Utah
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