Friday, November 25, 2016
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Friday, November 25, 2016. The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 10-5. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 98.7 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 8-8. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 96.8 points per game and surrendering 94.4, good for a point differential of 2.4.
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Paul Millsap averages 17 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Rudy Gobert averages 10.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Gordon Hayward averages 19.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Atlanta averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 55.4 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.7 per game. The Hawks allow 98.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Utah averages 96.8 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 6th with 12.5 per game. The Jazz allow 94.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.9 and a defensive rating of 99.2. In terms of pace they average 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 105.9 and they have a defensive rating of 103.3. They get 91.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 5-10-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/21/16 F Thabo Sefolosha Ankle probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
11/21/16 G Tim Hardaway Jr. Head injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. New Orleans
10/31/16 F Mike Scott Knee out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/22/16 F Derrick Favors Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Denver
11/22/16 PG George Hill Thumb "?" Wednesday vs. Denver
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -3
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