Monday, February 13, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 7 point favorites.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 33-21. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 108.5 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 34-21. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.5 points per game and surrendering 96.0, good for a point differential of 4.6.
DeAndre Jordan comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 13.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is currently at 51%. Blake Griffin averages 21.9 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Rudy Gobert averages 13 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 12.6 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 66%. Gordon Hayward averages 22.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Los Angeles averages 108.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.37 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Utah averages 100.5 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.58 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 19th with 13.6 per game. The Jazz allow 96 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 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 17.8 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 112.1 and a defensive rating of 108.6. In terms of pace they average 96.4 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 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 109.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.6. They get 91.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Utah turns the ball over on 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.8 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 27-27-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 30-23-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 23-31-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 28-27-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
01/18/17 PG Chris Paul Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Utah Jazz Injuries
02/02/17 G Rodney Hood Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -7
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