Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz NBA Betting Tips 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 9.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 34-28. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.2 as they average 114.0 points per contest while giving up 113.8 per game. The Jazz have an overall record of 33-26 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 110.1 points per game and surrender 106.7, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 34-28-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 33-28-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 31-26-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 31-28-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/07/19 PG Dante Exum Ankle is out indefinitely
Lou Williams comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 90%. Montrezl Harrell averages 16.3 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 22.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Rudy Gobert averages 15.4 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 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 114.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 45.0 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.7 per game. The Clippers allow 113.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 24.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 20th in the league with 110.1 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 45.7 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 25.2. The Jazz are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Jazz surrender 106.7 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 12th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 20th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Utah is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Jazz are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 3rd. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah -9.5
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