Cleveland Cavaliers at Utah Jazz NBA Parlay 1/18/2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Cleveland Cavaliers head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Friday, January 18, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 15 point favorites.
The Cavaliers have a record of 9-36. They are 5th in the Central Division. They have a point differential of -10.7 as they average 102.9 points per game while giving up 113.6 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 24-21 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 108.3 points per game and surrender 105.1, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 20-24-0 against the spread this season
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 23-20-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 22-22-1 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 22-23-0 against the over/under this year
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/26/18 G JR Smith Possible Trade is out indefinitely
11/16/18 F John Henson Wrist is out indefinitely
10/29/18 F Kevin Love Foot is out indefinitely
01/10/19 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
01/07/19 G David Nwaba Knee is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/15/19 PG Raul Neto Groin is out indefinitely
01/08/19 PG Ricky Rubio Thigh is out indefinitely
01/07/19 PG Dante Exum Ankle is out indefinitely
Jordan Clarkson averages 17.1 points per contest in 26.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Collin Sexton comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 21.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Rudy Gobert scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 13.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 113.6 points per contest which is 23rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 24.9 assists per game which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Cleveland averages 102.9 points per contest, which is 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz give up 105.1 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 20.8 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 42.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest. Utah is 22nd in the NBA with 108.3 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.2 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 24.6. The Jazz are 6th in turnovers per contest with 15.0.
The Cavaliers are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 118.6, and their offensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 30th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 95.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 28th. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Cleveland is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Utah is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Jazz are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 105.5, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 4th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah -15 and under 213.5 total points
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