Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Tips 11/22/2019
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz
Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
TV: AT&T Sportsnet - Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -7.5
Eric Paschall and the Golden State Warriors (3-13, 5th in the Pacific Division) are headed to Vivint Smart Home Arena on Friday where they'll meet the Utah Jazz (9-5, 2nd in the Northwest Division). Golden State opens this matchup as 7.5 point dogs. The total opens at 222.
The Warriors are covering 37.5% of the time, having gone 6-10-0 ATS. Utah is covering 35.7% of the time, going 5-9-0 against the spread.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/20/2019 Draymond Green PF Heel Game Time Decision
11/19/2019 Jacob Evans SG Hip Expected to be out until at least Dec 10
11/16/2019 D'Angelo Russell SG Thumb Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
11/12/2019 Damion Lee SG Hand Expected to be out until at least Nov 27
11/12/2019 Stephen Curry PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Mar 5
11/7/2019 Kevon Looney PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 25
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/2/2019 Ed Davis C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Eric Paschall comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Alec Burks averages 14.5 points per contest in 27.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Bojan Bogdanovic scores 20.5 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Donovan Mitchell averages 24.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State averages 108.2 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 44.0 boards per contest and 24.1 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 24th with 14.6 per game. The Warriors allow 118.9 points per contest, which is 29th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.6 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 27.0 assists per game which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 27th in the NBA with 104.4 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.71. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 18th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.3 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 19.9. The Jazz are 14th in turnovers per contest with 15.8. The Jazz give up 100.6 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 18.4 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Warriors are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 116, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 30th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 29th. As a unit they are 26th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Golden State is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Utah is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 29th in the NBA. The Jazz are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 2nd. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah +7.5
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