Utah Jazz at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/16/2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Utah Jazz head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, November 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 5 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 7-7. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of -1.6 as they average 107.4 points per contest while giving up 108.9 per game. The 76ers have an overall mark of 9-7. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They total 112.3 points per contest and give up 112.8, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 9-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-10-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/10/18 G Raul Neto Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Joe Ingles comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 64%. Donovan Mitchell averages 20.4 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Joel Embiid scores 27.6 points per contest while playing 35.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 13.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Ben Simmons averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.1 rebounds per game and has 7.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 107.4 points per contest, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 42.4 boards per contest and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 15.1 per game. The Jazz allow 108.9 points per contest, which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 18th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.6 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 21.9 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 10th in the NBA with 112.3 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 20th in the league. They are 3rd in the NBA in rebounding with 48.8 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 26.5. The 76ers are 5th in turnovers per contest with 15.9. The 76ers give up 112.8 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 22.4 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 44.6 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year.
The Jazz are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 110.1, and their offensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 20th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Utah is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 27th in the league. The 76ers are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah +5
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