Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, October 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 7 point favorites.
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The Mavericks come into this game with an overall record of 1-6. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.8 as they are averaging 99.6 points per game while giving up 107.4 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 3-3. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 94.5 points per contest and giving up 93.8, which is a point differential of 0.7.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 0-5-1 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
10/28/17 F Dorian Finney-Smith Knee is "?" Monday vs Utah
10/07/17 G Seth Curry Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
Harrison Barnes averages 18.1 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Dallas. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Dennis Smith comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Mavericks. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 45%.
Ricky Rubio averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 7.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Rudy Gobert averages 13 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 10.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league. Dallas averages 99.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.86 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz surrender 93.8 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 18.2 assists allowed per contest, and 10th with 43 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 24th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per game this season. Utah is 29th in the league with 94.5 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.67. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game and 13th in assists per contest with 21.8. The Jazz are 1st in turnovers per game with 19.7.
The Mavericks are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 112.3, and their offensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 3rd. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 19th. As a unit they are 20th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the NBA. Dallas is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Utah is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 23rd in the league. The Jazz are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 99.8, and their defensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 8th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah -7
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