Friday, November 4, 2016
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Friday, November 4, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 105.2 points per game while giving up 95.6 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 3-2. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 95.6 points per game and surrendering 92.4, good for a point differential of 3.2.
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Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 28.4 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 96%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.8 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
George Hill averages 21.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Rudy Gobert averages 10.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 12 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
San Antonio averages 105.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.8 per game. The Spurs allow 95.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.4 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Utah averages 95.6 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 48.2 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 9th with 13.8 per game. The Jazz allow 92.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.4 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Jazz force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 112 and a defensive rating of 101.8. In terms of pace they average 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 105.3 and they have a defensive rating of 101.8. They get 90.8 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 13.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-1-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 2-3-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/21/16 G Danny Green Quad expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/03/16 C Boris Diaw Leg "?" Friday vs. San Antonio
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 G Gordon Hayward Finger out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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