Friday, January 20, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Utah Jazz travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, January 20, 2017. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 27-16. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 99.2 points per game while giving up 94.9 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 14-27. They currently are 5th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 95.7 points per game and surrendering 100.4, good for a point differential of -4.7.
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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 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Rudy Gobert averages 12.4 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 12.5 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
J.J. Barea averages 12.3 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Harrison Barnes averages 20.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Utah averages 99.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.7 per game. The Jazz allow 94.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.6 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Dallas averages 95.7 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 4th with 12.3 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.3 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 108.8 and a defensive rating of 104.1. In terms of pace they average 91.2 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 34% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 104.2 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 91.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 19-23-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 20-23-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 20-21-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 17-24-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
01/19/17 PG George Hill Ankle injured last game, probable Friday vs. Dallas
01/16/17 G Rodney Hood Knee out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/14/17 C Andrew Bogut Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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