Denver Nuggets at Utah Jazz NBA Betting Tips 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Denver Nuggets travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The Nuggets have a record of 53-27. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 4.1 as they average 110.9 points per game while giving up 106.7 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 49-31. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They total 111.3 points per contest and give up 106.0, which is a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 42-38-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 34-46-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 42-36-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 38-42-0 against the over/under
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
04/07/19 G Kyle Korver Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Denver
04/07/19 F Derrick Favors Back is questionable Tuesday vs Denver
04/07/19 PG Raul Neto Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Denver
04/07/19 PG Ricky Rubio Foot is questionable Tuesday vs Denver
03/18/19 PG Dante Exum Knee is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Nikola Jokic averages 20.2 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.4 assists per contest and 10.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 23.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Rudy Gobert averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 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
Denver averages 110.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 46.5 rebounds per game and 27.5 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.5 per game. The Nuggets allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.4 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 24.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 18th in the league with 111.3 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 26.0. The Jazz are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Jazz surrender 106.0 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Nuggets are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.1, and their defensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Denver is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league.
Utah is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 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 110.8, and their defensive rating of 105.4 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 5th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nuggets/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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