Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 4/8/2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018
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The Utah Jazz head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 3 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 46-33. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 104.0 points per contest while giving up 100.1 per game. The Lakers have an overall mark of 34-45. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.2 points per contest and giving up 109.8, which is a point differential of -1.6.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 41-37-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 38-40-1 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 41-38-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 41-37-1 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
04/05/18 F Jae Crowder Head left last game, is "?" Sunday vs LA Lakers
04/05/18 G Ricky Rubio Hamstring left last game, is "?" Sunday vs LA Lakers
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
04/07/18 F Kyle Kuzma Ankle left last game, is doubtful Sunday vs Utah
04/07/18 G Lonzo Ball Knee is doubtful Sunday vs Utah
04/02/18 F Brandon Ingram Concussion is out indefinitely
03/28/18 G Isaiah Thomas Hip is out for season
Rudy Gobert averages 13.7 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 10.9 rebounds per contest for Utah. His field goal percentage is 63% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this game averaging 20.4 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 13.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Julius Randle has scored 16.2 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per game this season for the Lakers. He hauls in 8 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 100.1 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 8th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.6 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they allow 20 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Utah averages 104 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.89 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 43 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 109.8 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.4 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 44.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year. Los Angeles is 10th in the NBA with 108.2 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1.53. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 2nd in the NBA in rebounding with 46.4 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 23.8. The Lakers are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Jazz are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 104.3, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 29th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. 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. 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 23rd in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 6th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Lakers are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 108.2, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 18th. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +3 and under 211 total points
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