Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Utah Jazz travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 5-3. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 98.4 points per game while giving up 94.4 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 5-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 105.3 points per game and surrendering 96.5, good for a point differential of 8.8.
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George Hill comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Rudy Gobert averages 9.6 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 10.3 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Nicolas Batum averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Utah averages 98.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 48 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 12.8 per game. The Jazz allow 94.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Charlotte averages 105.3 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.7 per game. The Hornets allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Hornets force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 103.3. In terms of pace they average 91.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 106.1 and they have a defensive rating of 97.2. They get 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 10.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/08/16 PG George Hill Hand "?" Wednesday vs. Charlotte
11/03/16 C Boris Diaw Leg expected to miss 2 weeks
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/08/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Back injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Utah
11/08/16 C Roy Hibbert Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Utah
10/31/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte
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