Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz NBA Parlay 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Houston Rockets head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 6.5 point favorites.
The Rockets head into this matchup with a mark of 29-21. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 1.4 as they average 112.3 points per contest while giving up 110.9 per game. The Jazz have an overall record of 29-23 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 108.6 points per game and surrender 105.7, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 23-26-1 against the spread this season
The Houston Rockets are 27-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 25-25-2 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 26-26-0 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
01/31/19 PG Chris Paul Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Denver
01/14/19 C Clint Capela Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/15/19 PG Raul Neto Groin is out indefinitely
01/07/19 PG Dante Exum Ankle is out indefinitely
Austin Rivers averages 8.6 points per contest in 28.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.6 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 53%. James Harden comes into this game averaging 36.3 points per contest while playing 37.4 minutes per night. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Rudy Gobert averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 12.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Donovan Mitchell scores 22.5 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets allow 110.9 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 23.2 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Houston averages 112.3 points per contest, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 20.8 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz give up 105.7 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 15th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.0 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 42.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest. Utah is 21st in the NBA with 108.6 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 18th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 24.9. The Jazz are 7th in turnovers per contest with 15.2.
The Rockets are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 112.5, and their offensive rating of 113.9 is ranked 26th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA. Houston is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Utah is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Jazz are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 5th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. 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 5th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah -6.5 and under 224 total points
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