Monday, January 16, 2017
US Airways Center
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The Utah Jazz travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 26-16. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 99.0 points per game while giving up 94.8 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 13-27. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 111.8, good for a point differential of -5.8.
Gordon Hayward comes into this contest averaging 22.1 points per game while playing 34.9 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%. Rodney Hood averages 14 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Devin Booker averages 20.3 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 20.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Utah averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 13.9 per game. The Jazz allow 94.8 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 1st and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Phoenix averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 16.1 per game. The Suns allow 111.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Suns force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Jazz have an offensive rating of 108.6 and a defensive rating of 104. 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 13.7 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 Suns rating on offense is 105.1 and they have a defensive rating of 110.8. They get 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 19-22-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 19-23-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 20-19-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 25-14-1 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Injuries
01/15/17 G Rodney Hood Knee injured last game, expected to miss Monday vs. Phoenix
Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix
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