Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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The Utah Jazz travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 1-2. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.0 as they are averaging 91.7 points per game while giving up 96.7 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 4-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 108.8 points per game and surrendering 93.0, good for a point differential of 15.8.
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George Hill comes into this contest averaging 20 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Rudy Gobert averages 11 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 12 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 28 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 95%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Utah averages 91.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.3 per game. The Jazz allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
San Antonio averages 108.8 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 6th with 12.2 per game. The Spurs allow 93 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 100.2 and a defensive rating of 105.7. In terms of pace they average 91.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 114.8 and they have a defensive rating of 98.2. They get 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.2 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 46%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 1-2-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-0-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/24/16 PG Alec Burks Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 G Gordon Hayward Finger out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/31/16 F Kawhi Leonard Facial probable Tuesday vs. Utah
10/31/16 F LaMarcus Aldridge Knee probable Tuesday vs. Utah
10/21/16 G Danny Green Quad expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio
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