Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets NBA Picks & Parlay 11/5/2017
Sunday, November 5, 2017
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The Utah Jazz head to Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has Houston as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 5-4. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 98.1 points per contest while giving up 96.0 per game. The Rockets have an overall mark of 7-3. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 107.2 points per contest and giving up 102.6, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/31/17 G Joe Johnson Wrist is out indefinitely
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
10/20/17 PG Chris Paul Knee is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert averages 14 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 10.4 rebounds per contest for Utah. His field goal percentage is 66% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Ricky Rubio comes into this game averaging 17 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 93%.
James Harden averages 26.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.6 rebounds per game and 9.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Eric Gordon has scored 23.4 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season for the Rockets. He hauls in 2.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 96 points per contest which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 18.1 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 17.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Utah averages 98.1 points per contest this year, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.11 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 41.2 boards per contest and 20.3 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 17.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets give up 102.6 points per game, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 22.5 dimes allowed per game and 7th with 42.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Rockets are 13th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest this year. Houston is 13th in the NBA with 107.2 points per contest this season. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 15th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 21.6. The Rockets are 13th in turnovers per contest with 16.
The Jazz are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.4, and their defensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Utah is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the league.
Houston is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 13th in the league. The Rockets are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.6, and their defensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 7th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 54% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston -6.5 and under 202 total points
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