Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Utah Jazz travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, December 5, 2016. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 12-9. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 99.5 points per game while giving up 94.8 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 10-12. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 109.4, good for a point differential of -4.3.
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Gordon Hayward comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Rudy Gobert averages 10.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 11 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jordan Clarkson averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Julius Randle averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Utah averages 99.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 12.3 per game. The Jazz allow 94.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 18.1 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 26th with 16.1 per game. The Lakers allow 109.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 26 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 109.2 and a defensive rating of 104. In terms of pace they average 91.1 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 33% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 106 and they have a defensive rating of 110.4. They get 99.1 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 29% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 14.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 10-11-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 11-10-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 12-9-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
12/04/16 PG George Hill Toe "?" Monday vs. LA Lakers
12/01/16 F Derrick Favors Knee out indefinitely
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/04/16 PG Jose Calderon Hamstring injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Utah
12/04/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee "?" Monday vs. Utah
11/29/16 F Nick Young Ankle out indefinitely
11/23/16 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +4.5
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