Monday, February 6, 2017
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The Utah Jazz travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 1.5 point favorites.
The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 32-19. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.1 as they are averaging 99.5 points per game while giving up 95.4 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 30-21. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.9 points per game and surrendering 103.9, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Gordon Hayward comes into this contest averaging 22 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Rudy Gobert averages 13 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 12.6 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
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Dennis Schroder averages 17.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Paul Millsap averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Utah averages 99.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 13.6 per game. The Jazz allow 95.4 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 1st and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Atlanta averages 103.9 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 53.3 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 27th with 15.5 per game. The Hawks allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Hawks force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 108.7 and a defensive rating of 104.3. In terms of pace they average 91.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 105.5 and they have a defensive rating of 105.5. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 21-29-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 24-27-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 26-25-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-28-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
02/02/17 G Rodney Hood Knee out indefinitely
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
02/05/17 F Thabo Sefolosha Groin "?" Monday vs. Utah
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta -1.5
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