Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz NBA Parlay 4/5/2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 7 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 42-36. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 109.3 points per contest while giving up 108.4 per game. The Jazz have an overall record of 45-33. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 103.8 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 42-36-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 41-36-1 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 40-37-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 37-40-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
03/30/18 G Milos Teodosic Foot is out indefinitely
02/23/18 G Avery Bradley Groin is out for season
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Tobias Harris averages 18.8 points per contest in 33.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 12.2 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 15.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Rudy Gobert averages 13.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.9 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Donovan Mitchell has scored 20.4 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game this season for the Jazz. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 108.4 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 24.3 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 109.3 points per contest this year, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.92 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 43.8 boards per contest and 22.2 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz give up 100.2 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 20.1 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 41.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15 per contest this year. Utah is 20th in the NBA with 103.8 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.65. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 20th in the NBA in rebounding with 43 boards per contest and 22nd in assists per game with 22.2. The Jazz are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.7.
The Clippers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.6, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 20th in the league.
Utah is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Jazz are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 104.4, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 29th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah -7 and under 208.5 total points
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