Golden State Warriors at Utah Jazz NBA Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 7 point favorites.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 40-10. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 116.0 points per game while giving up 107.2 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 21-28. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per contest and giving up 102.2, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 22-27-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 26-24-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 25-24-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 22-26-1 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/27/18 G Patrick McCaw Back is "?" Tuesday vs Utah
01/19/18 F Jordan Bell Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/26/18 G Rodney Hood Leg is "?" Tuesday vs Golden State
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 25.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Klay Thompson averages 20.2 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 19.2 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Rudy Gobert averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 116 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.74 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 30.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 15.6 per game. The Warriors allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 26th in the league with 101.4 points per game this year. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.76. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 41.2 boards per game, and 26th in assists per contest with 21. The Jazz are 15th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Jazz surrender 102.2 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 20.4 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 43.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season.
The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.3, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Golden State is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 28th in the league.
Utah is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 14th in the NBA. The Jazz are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 21st. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -7
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