Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Get todays NBA odds and lines on this game.
The San Antonio Spurs travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 3 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member NBA Picks No Obligation Click Here
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 61-20. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 105.4 points per game while giving up 98.1 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 50-31. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 96.8, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-39-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-37-2 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 35-43-3 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 41-40-0 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
03/19/17 PG Dejounte Murray Groin out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
04/11/17 F Derrick Favors Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
04/11/17 F Gordon Hayward Quad "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
04/11/17 PG Raul Neto Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
04/11/17 G Rodney Hood Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
Pau Gasol comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.7 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Gordon Hayward averages 22 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Rudy Gobert averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio averages 105.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.33 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 13.4 per game. The Spurs allow 98.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 100.7 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.94 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 43.3 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 18th with 13.6 per game. The Jazz allow 96.8 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 4th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 111.2 and a defensive rating of 103.4. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Jazz rating on offense is 109.6 and they have a defensive rating of 105.3. They get 91.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. 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 13.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Who will win tonight's Spurs/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah +3
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks