Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Utah Jazz travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 2.5 point favorites.
The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 29-16. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 99.7 points per game while giving up 95.3 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 18-25. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.8 points per game and surrendering 111.3, good for a point differential of -1.5.
Rudy Gobert comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 12.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Gordon Hayward averages 22.2 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
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Wilson Chandler averages 16.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Danilo Gallinari averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Utah averages 99.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Jazz allow 95.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.6 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 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Denver averages 109.8 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 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 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 56.3 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 26th with 15.5 per game. The Nuggets allow 111.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.3 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nuggets force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 108.9 and a defensive rating of 104.1. In terms of pace they average 91.3 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 34% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Nuggets rating on offense is 111.1 and they have a defensive rating of 112.5. They get 98.2 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 31% of their shot attempts. Denver turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 20-24-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 22-23-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 23-20-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 30-12-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
01/16/17 G Rodney Hood Knee out indefinitely
Denver Nuggets Injuries
01/23/17 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Back "?" Tuesday vs. Utah
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -2.5
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