Toronto Raptors at Utah Jazz NBA Picks & Predictions 11/5/2018
Monday, November 5, 2018
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, November 5, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 2 point favorites.
The Raptors have a record of 8-1. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 8.4 as they average 116.2 points per game while giving up 107.8 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 4-5. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They total 109.8 points per contest and give up 108.7, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 7-2-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 6-2-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/03/18 SF Kawhi Leonard Foot injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs LA Lakers
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/03/18 G Alec Burks Hand is questionable Monday vs Toronto
10/10/18 G Raul Neto Hamstring is out indefinitely
Kyle Lowry averages 17.7 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest. He averages 11.2 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 26.1 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Joe Ingles averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Donovan Mitchell averages 22.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they give up 23.0 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league. Toronto averages 116.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 46.3 rebounds per game and 26.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 12th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz surrender 108.7 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 22.0 assists allowed per contest, and 1st with 41.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Utah is 19th in the league with 109.8 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 43.6 boards per game and 19th in assists per contest with 23.2. The Jazz are 7th in turnovers per game with 15.2.
The Raptors are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 106.5, and their offensive rating of 114.8 is ranked 7th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 5th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Toronto is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Utah is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Jazz are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 15th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +2
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