Charlotte Hornets at Utah Jazz NBA Tips 4/1/2019
Monday, April 1, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, April 1, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 11.5 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 35-40. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -1.0 as they average 110.9 points per game while giving up 111.9 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 46-30. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They total 111.2 points per contest and give up 106.2, which is a point differential of 5.0.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 34-39-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 43-32-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 40-34-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 37-39-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
03/29/19 F Cody Zeller Knee is questionable Sunday vs Golden State
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
03/30/19 F Derrick Favors Back left last game, is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
03/18/19 PG Dante Exum Knee is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.0 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 23.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Rudy Gobert averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.9 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 110.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.5 per game. The Hornets allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 25.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 18th in the league with 111.2 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 46.4 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 25.8. The Jazz are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Jazz surrender 106.2 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.5 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz were 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game last season.
The Hornets are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 112.1, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 22nd. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Charlotte is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 7th in the NBA.
Utah is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 29th in the league. The Jazz are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.5, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +11.5
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