Sunday, November 6, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Utah Jazz travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 94.0 points per game while giving up 93.7 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 2-3. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 100.8 points per game and surrendering 109.0, good for a point differential of -8.2.
George Hill comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Rudy Gobert averages 9.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 11.3 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 21.8 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Utah averages 94 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 48.7 rebounds per game and 17.7 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 13.5 per game. The Jazz allow 93.7 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 9th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 18.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
New York averages 100.8 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 5th with 12.8 per game. The Knicks allow 109 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58.8 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Knicks force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 102.9. In terms of pace they average 91 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Knicks rating on offense is 104.3 and they have a defensive rating of 112.7. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. New York turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 3-3-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 2-3-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
11/03/16 C Boris Diaw Leg expected to miss 2 weeks
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 G Gordon Hayward Finger out indefinitely
New York Knicks Injuries
11/05/16 F Lance Thomas Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Utah
Guy's Pick: Take Utah
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