Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 2/6/2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Phoenix Suns travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 15 point favorites.
The Suns have a record of 11-44. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -9.5 as they average 106.3 points per game while giving up 115.8 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 30-24 this season. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They average 108.8 points per game and surrender 106.1, good for a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 23-31-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 25-29-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 26-26-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 28-26-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
02/05/19 G Devin Booker Hamstring is probable Wednesday vs Utah
01/27/19 PG De'Anthony Melton Ankle is out indefinitely
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle 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
T.J. Warren comes into this contest averaging 18.0 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Devin Booker averages 24.9 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.7 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 22.4 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 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 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 106.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.8 per game. The Suns allow 115.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 25.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 21st in the league with 108.8 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They are 17th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 24.9. The Jazz are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Jazz surrender 106.1 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.0 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game.
The Suns are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 114.5, and their offensive rating of 105 is ranked 29th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 22nd. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA. Phoenix is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Utah is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Jazz are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.6, and their defensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 14th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -15
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