Utah Jazz at New Orleans Pelicans NBA Parlay 2/5/2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Smoothie King Center
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The Utah Jazz head to Smoothie King Center to take on the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, February 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has New Orleans as 2 point favorites.
The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 24-28. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 102.8 points per game while giving up 102.2 per contest. The Pelicans have an overall mark of 28-24. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 110.8 points per contest and giving up 110.7, which is a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 28-24-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 25-26-1 against the over/under
Important New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 27-25-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 30-22-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/04/18 G Donovan Mitchell Illness is "?" Monday vs New Orleans
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Key New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/20/17 C Alexis Ajinca Knee is out indefinitely
10/14/17 F Solomon Hill Hamstring is out indefinitely
01/27/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out for season
Rudy Gobert averages 12.2 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 9.7 rebounds per contest for Utah. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Anthony Davis averages 27 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.6 rebounds per game and 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jrue Holiday has scored 18.4 points per contest while playing 36.9 minutes per game this season for the Pelicans. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 5.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 102.2 points per contest which is 4th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 20.6 assists per game which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Utah averages 102.8 points per contest this year, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.65 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 15th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 41.3 boards per contest and 21.4 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pelicans give up 110.7 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Pelicans are 16th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year. New Orleans is 4th in the NBA with 110.8 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 0.08. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.2 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 26.4. The Pelicans are 5th in turnovers per contest with 15.7.
The Jazz are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 24th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. 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 8th in the NBA. Utah is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
New Orleans is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Pelicans are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 3rd. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah +2 and over 212 total points
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