Utah Jazz at Indiana Pacers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Utah Jazz travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 8-8. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.0 as they average 106.8 points per contest while giving up 107.8 per game. The Pacers have an overall record of 10-6 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 104.8 points per game and surrender 101.4, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 10-6-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 7-8-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 6-10-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/17/18 G Raul Neto Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Indiana
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/17/18 G Victor Oladipo Knee will not return
Joe Ingles averages 13.4 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Victor Oladipo averages 21.4 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league. Utah averages 106.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 24th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers surrender 101.4 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 22.2 assists allowed per contest, and 5th with 42.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Indiana is 26th in the league with 104.8 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 41.6 boards per game and 22nd in assists per contest with 22.4. The Pacers are 18th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Jazz are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 14th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Utah is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 7th in the NBA.
Indiana is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league. The Pacers are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -2
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