Brooklyn Nets vs Utah Jazz NBA Point Spread Picks 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz (6-3, 2nd in the Northwest Division) host the Brooklyn Nets (4-5, 4th in the Atlantic Division) at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The spread on this matchup has Utah as 5.5 point favorites. The O/U is set at 220.
The Nets cover the spread 33.3% of the time, having gone 3-6-0 ATS. Utah is covering 33.3% of the time, going 3-6-0 against the spread.
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/31/2019 Kevin Durant SF Achilles Out for the season
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/9/2019 Emmanuel Mudiay PG Hamstring Game Time Decision
11/9/2019 Dante Exum PG Knee Game Time Decision
11/2/2019 Ed Davis C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Caris LeVert comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Kyrie Irving averages 30.0 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 7.2 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Donovan Mitchell scores 24.8 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 21.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 119.8 points per contest, which is 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 49.2 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 18.3 per game. The Nets allow 121.7 points per contest, which is 29th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 28th in the NBA with 101.0 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 44.0 boards per contest and 29th in assists per game with 19.3. The Jazz are 8th in turnovers per contest with 17.6. The Jazz give up 97.0 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 17.3 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 42.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 13th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Nets are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 106.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 4th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Brooklyn is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league.
Utah is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 30th in the league. The Jazz are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.1, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah +5.5
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