Utah Jazz at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Utah Jazz travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 7.5 point favorites.
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The Jazz come into this game with an overall record of 16-24. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 101.7 per contest. The Wizards have an overall mark of 23-17. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 106.5 points per contest and giving up 104.0, which is a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 20-20-0 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 18-21-1 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-21-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 14-24-2 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
12/26/17 PG Raul Neto Concussion is out indefinitely
12/16/17 C Rudy Gobert Ankle is out indefinitely
10/06/17 PG Dante Exum Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
01/06/18 F Otto Porter Jr. Hip is "?" Wednesday vs Utah
Rodney Hood averages 16.8 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Jazz. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%.
Bradley Beal averages 23.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%. John Wall averages 18.7 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 101.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league. Utah averages 100.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 104 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.4 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 43.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game this season. Washington is 12th in the league with 106.5 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.43. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 16th in the league in rebounding with 43.3 boards per game and 13th in assists per contest with 22.8. The Wizards are 26th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Jazz are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 21st. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% 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 53%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Washington is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league. The Wizards are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -7.5
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