Los Angeles Clippers vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Tips 10/30/2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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Vivint Smart Home Arena is the site where Bojan Bogdanovic and the Utah Jazz (3-1, 3rd in the Northwest Division) will play the Los Angeles Clippers (3-1, 1st in the Pacific Division) on Wednesday. Utah opens this contest as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 222.
The Clippers cover the spread 50% of the time, having gone 2-2-0 ATS. Utah is covering 25% of the time, going 1-3-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/28/2019 Rodney McGruder SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/28/2019 Amir Coffey SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/23/2019 Paul George SF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 13
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/27/2019 Dante Exum PG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 27.0 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Lou Williams averages 22.3 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 23.7 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Donovan Mitchell averages 24.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 121.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 17.0 per game. The Clippers allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 25.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 28th in the league with 98.8 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 45.3 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 20.3. The Jazz are 6th in turnovers per game with 19.5. The Jazz surrender 91.5 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 18.3 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 40.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game.
The Clippers are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 118.8 is ranked 25th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Utah is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 27th in the league. The Jazz are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 98.9, and their defensive rating of 91.6 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -2.5
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