Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 3/25/2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
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The Utah Jazz head to Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, March 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 4 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 41-32. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 103.4 points per contest while giving up 100.3 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 54-18. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 114.8 points per contest and giving up 107.2, which is a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 38-34-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 33-39-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 31-40-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 34-38-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
03/24/18 C Rudy Gobert Knee injured last game, is probable Sunday vs Golden State
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/24/18 F Draymond Green Groin is "?" Sunday vs Utah
03/24/18 G Stephen Curry Knee left last game, is OUT Sunday vs Utah
03/23/18 G Nick Young Knee left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Utah
03/23/18 F Omri Casspi Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Utah
03/16/18 F Kevin Durant Ribs is out indefinitely
03/14/18 G Klay Thompson Thumb is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert comes into this game averaging 14 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Donovan Mitchell averages 20.3 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest for Utah. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Draymond Green has scored 11.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season for the Warriors. He hauls in 7.9 rebounds per contest and has 7.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Andre Iguodala averages 6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 25.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.9 rebounds per game and 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 103.4 points per contest this year, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.12 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 42.9 boards per contest and 21.9 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 14.6 per game. The Jazz allow 100.3 points per contest which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 19.9 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the NBA with 114.8 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.61. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 1st in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.8 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 29.8. The Warriors are 4th in turnovers per contest with 15.6. The Warriors give up 107.2 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 7th with 42.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Jazz are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 104.4, and their offensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 28th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 12th 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. Utah is 7th 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 24th in the NBA.
Golden State is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 114.5 is ranked 22nd. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -4
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