Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz Game 3 Parlay 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets visit Vivint Smart Home Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Utah Jazz in Game 3 of their series. The opening line for this game has Utah as 2.5 point favorites. The Rockets lead the series 2-0 after beating the Jazz 118-98 on Wednesday.
The Rockets (53-29, 1st in the Southwest Division) cover 51.8% of the time, going 42-39-3 against the spread this year. The Jazz (50-32, 3rd in the Northwest Division) have an ATS record of 44-38-2, so they cover the spread 53.7% of the time. As a favorite, Houston covers the spread 50.8% of the time, while Utah has covered 52.4% as an underdog this season.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 42-39-3 against the spread this season
The Houston Rockets are 39-41-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 44-38-2 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 40-42-0 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
03/18/19 PG Dante Exum Knee is out indefinitely
James Harden averages 36.1 points per contest in 36.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.5 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Chris Paul comes into this game averaging 15.6 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Rudy Gobert averages 15.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 12.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Donovan Mitchell scores 23.8 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets allow 109.1 points per contest which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 23.5 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Houston averages 113.9 points per contest, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 42.1 boards per contest and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 25th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz give up 106.5 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.6 dimes allowed per game and 2nd with 42.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 16th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest. Utah is 17th in the NBA with 111.7 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.4 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 26.0. The Jazz are 4th in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Rockets are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.5, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league. Houston is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th 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 12.4 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 110.9, and their defensive rating of 105.7 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 39% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston +2.5 and over 216 total points
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