Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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The Houston Rockets travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 11-6. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 109.8 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 9-8. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 96.6 points per game and surrendering 92.8, good for a point differential of 3.8.
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Eric Gordon comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. James Harden averages 28.9 points per game in 37 minutes per contest this season. He averages 12.2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rudy Gobert averages 10.5 points per game while playing 30.6 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 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Gordon Hayward averages 20.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Houston averages 109.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.6 per game. The Rockets allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Utah averages 96.6 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 7th with 12.7 per game. The Jazz allow 92.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 18 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 113.2 and a defensive rating of 108.8. In terms of pace they average 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 105.6 and they have a defensive rating of 101.5. They get 91.5 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 33% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 12-5-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 9-8-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/27/16 F Derrick Favors Knee doubtful Monday vs. Minnesota
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +1
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