Monday, March 13, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to EnergySolutions Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Monday, March 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has Utah as 2 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 40-26. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 107.8 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 41-25. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.6 points per game and surrendering 96.5, good for a point differential of 4.1.
DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 12.3 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 13.6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 70% while his free throw percentage is currently at 48%. Blake Griffin averages 21.7 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Rudy Gobert averages 13.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Gordon Hayward averages 21.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Los Angeles averages 107.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.09 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Utah averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.14 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 18th with 13.8 per game. The Jazz allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.5 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 109.2 and they have a defensive rating of 104.7. They get 91.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 33-33-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 34-30-2 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 28-36-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 34-32-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Utah Jazz Injuries
03/12/17 F Derrick Favors Knee "?" Monday vs. LA Clippers
03/12/17 C Rudy Gobert Leg "?" Monday vs. LA Clippers
03/12/17 PG Shelvin Mack Ankle "?" Monday vs. LA Clippers
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles +2
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