Brooklyn Nets at Utah Jazz NBA Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Utah as 9.5 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 4-7. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.3 as they are averaging 111.9 points per game while giving up 116.2 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 5-6. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 99.1 points per game and surrendering 100.5, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 4-6-1 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/07/17 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Hip is "?" Friday vs. Portland
11/07/17 PF Trevor Booker Back is "?" Friday vs. Portland
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/31/17 G Joe Johnson Wrist is out indefinitely
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
D'Angelo Russell comes into this game averaging 20.4 points per contest while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 71%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.2 points per contest in 28.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Ricky Rubio has scored 15.8 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game this season for the Jazz. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 93%. Rudy Gobert averages 14.1 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.4 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.9 points per contest this year, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.27 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 45.5 boards per contest and 21.5 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 16.4 per game. The Nets allow 116.2 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 22.4 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 28th in the NBA with 99.1 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.36. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the league. They are 26th in the NBA in rebounding with 40.9 boards per contest and 26th in assists per game with 20. The Jazz are 7th in turnovers per contest with 16.9. The Jazz give up 100.5 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 19.3 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 44.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 29th in the league in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per contest this year.
The Nets are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 25th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Brooklyn is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Utah is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Jazz are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.7, and their defensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 24th. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah -9.5
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