Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The Utah Jazz travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 10 point favorites.
The Jazz head into this matchup with a mark of 32-24. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.4 as they average 109.2 points per contest while giving up 105.8 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 40-15. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 119.1 points per contest and give up 111.5, which is a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 28-26-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 29-27-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 24-29-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 29-25-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/15/19 PG Raul Neto Groin is out indefinitely
01/07/19 PG Dante Exum Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
12/02/18 C Damian Jones Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/10/19 G Andre Iguodala Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Utah
Donovan Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 22.4 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Rudy Gobert averages 15.2 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 12.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Stephen Curry averages 28.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Klay Thompson averages 22.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 109.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.3 per game. The Jazz allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 1st in the league with 119.1 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.5 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.5. The Warriors are 17th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Warriors surrender 111.5 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 43.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Jazz are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.2 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 39% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Utah is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 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.
Golden State is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 117, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State -10
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