Utah Jazz at Portland Blazers NBA Parlay 4/11/2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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The Utah Jazz head to Moda Center to take on the Portland Blazers on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Portland as 2 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 47-33. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 104.1 points per contest while giving up 100.1 per game. The Blazers have an overall mark of 48-33. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per contest and giving up 103.1, which is a point differential of 2.6.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 42-37-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 39-40-1 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 43-33-5 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 35-46-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/13/18 F Thabo Sefolosha Knee is out for season
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
04/01/18 F Ed Davis Ankle is out indefinitely
03/27/18 F Maurice Harkless Knee is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert averages 13.5 points per contest in 32.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 10.8 rebounds per contest for Utah. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this game averaging 20.5 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jusuf Nurkic averages 14.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 26.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 9 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 64%. C.J. McCollum has scored 21.4 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game this season for the Blazers. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
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 7th and 20th 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 104.1 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.03 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 13th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 43 boards per contest and 22.5 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers give up 103.1 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 20.2 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 42.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Blazers are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest this year. Portland is 17th in the NBA with 105.7 points per contest this season. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.52. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 3rd in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 19.5. The Blazers are 23rd in turnovers per contest with 13.6.
The Jazz are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 104.2, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 29th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. 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 9th 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.
Portland is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 26th in the NBA. The Blazers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 106.5, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 23rd. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Portland -2 and under 203 total points
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