Sacramento Kings at Utah Jazz NBA Betting Tips 4/5/2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
Vivint Smart Home Arena
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Vivint Smart Home Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Friday, April 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 10.5 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 38-40. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -1.0 as they average 113.9 points per game while giving up 114.9 per contest. The Jazz have an overall mark of 48-30. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They total 111.3 points per contest and give up 106.0, which is a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 44-33-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 38-39-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 41-35-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 37-41-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
04/02/19 F Harry Giles III Thigh is out for season
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
04/03/19 G Kyle Korver Knee is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
04/03/19 F Derrick Favors Back is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
04/03/19 SF Jae Crowder Thigh is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
04/03/19 PG Ricky Rubio Hamstring is questionable Friday vs Sacramento
03/18/19 PG Dante Exum Knee is out indefinitely
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. De'Aaron Fox averages 17.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 23.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Rudy Gobert averages 15.7 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 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 113.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.5 per game. The Kings allow 114.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 18th in the league with 111.3 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 25.9. The Jazz are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Jazz surrender 106.0 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 21.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jazz are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game.
The Kings are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 111 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Sacramento is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league.
Utah is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 29th in the league. The Jazz are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Jazz NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah -10.5
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