Denver Nuggets at Utah Jazz Basketball Betting Tips 1/23/2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 3 point favorites.
The Nuggets have a record of 31-14. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 5.1 as they average 111.3 points per game while giving up 106.2 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 26-22 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 108.3 points per game and surrender 105.0, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 25-20-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 22-23-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 23-22-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 23-24-0 against the over/under
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
10/11/18 G Isaiah Thomas Hip is out indefinitely
01/21/19 F Juancho Hernangomez Abdominal is questionable Wednesday vs Utah
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/15/19 PG Raul Neto Groin is out indefinitely
01/07/19 PG Dante Exum Ankle is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray averages 18.8 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Nikola Jokic comes into this contest averaging 19.6 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 22.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Rudy Gobert averages 14.9 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 13.1 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. Denver averages 111.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 46.7 rebounds per game and 27.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 8th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz surrender 105.0 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 20.9 assists allowed per contest, and 2nd with 42.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 20th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game. Utah is 22nd in the league with 108.3 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.3 boards per game and 11th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Jazz are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Nuggets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.9, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Denver is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Utah is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Jazz are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 105.4, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 3rd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 99.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 14th 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.
Who will win tonight's Nuggets/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Denver +3
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