Minnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz NBA Parlay 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Minnesota Timberwolves head to Vivint Smart Home Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 11.5 point favorites.
The Timberwolves have a record of 32-36. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of -0.4 as they average 113.0 points per game while giving up 113.4 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 37-29 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 109.9 points per game and surrender 106.8, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 34-33-0 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 38-29-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 33-31-2 against the spread this season
The Utah Jazz are 33-33-0 against the over/under this year
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
03/12/19 G Andrew Wiggins Quad is questionable Thursday vs Utah
03/12/19 PG Derrick Rose Elbow is questionable Thursday vs Utah
03/12/19 PG Jeff Teague Foot is questionable Thursday vs Utah
01/03/19 SF Robert Covington Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
03/12/19 PG Raul Neto Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix
03/12/19 PG Ricky Rubio Hip is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix
Karl-Anthony Towns averages 24.6 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 12.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Andrew Wiggins comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Rudy Gobert averages 15.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 12.8 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Donovan Mitchell scores 23.5 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves allow 113.4 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 30th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 25.8 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Minnesota averages 113.0 points per contest, which is 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 45.1 boards per contest and 24.5 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 27th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz give up 106.8 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 11th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 2nd with 43.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Jazz are 18th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest. Utah is 20th in the NBA with 109.9 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.9 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 25.2. The Jazz are 5th in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Timberwolves are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 25th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Minnesota is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 7th in the league.
Utah is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league. The Jazz are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.2, and their defensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Utah -11.5 and under 228 total points
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