Utah Jazz at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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The Utah Jazz travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 3 point favorites.
The Jazz have a record of 9-12. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of -3.4 as they average 105.5 points per game while giving up 108.9 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 8-13 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 110.1 points per game and surrender 111.5, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 13-7-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-11-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/26/18 G Donovan Mitchell Ribs is questionable Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
Joe Ingles averages 13.1 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 17.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 15.9 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 108.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Utah averages 105.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 24th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 111.5 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.2 assists allowed per contest, and 19th with 45.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. Brooklyn is 14th in the league with 110.1 points per game this year. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 18th in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 19th in assists per contest with 23.1. The Nets are 20th in turnovers per game with 13.9.
The Jazz are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.3, and their defensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league. Utah is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league.
Brooklyn is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 18th in the league. The Nets are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.5, and their defensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +3
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