Utah Jazz at Phoenix Suns Basketball Betting Tips 4/3/2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Utah Jazz travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 9 point favorites.
The Jazz have a record of 47-30. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 5.1 as they average 111.2 points per game while giving up 106.1 per contest. The Suns have an overall mark of 18-60. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 107.2 points per contest and give up 116.3, which is a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 40-35-2 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 37-40-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 35-43-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 35-43-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
04/02/19 G Kyle Korver Knee is downgraded to out Wednesday vs Phoenix
04/02/19 F Derrick Favors Back is downgraded to out Wednesday vs Phoenix
04/02/19 SF Jae Crowder Thigh is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix
03/18/19 PG Dante Exum Knee is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
04/02/19 C DeAndre Ayton Ankle is out Wednesday vs Utah
04/02/19 G Tyler Johnson Knee is out Wednesday vs Utah
04/01/19 F Richaun Holmes Migraine is upgraded to probable Monday vs Cleveland
03/21/19 SF Kelly Oubre Jr. Thumb is out for season
01/24/19 SF TJ Warren Ankle is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert averages 15.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 12.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Donovan Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 23.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Devin Booker averages 26.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 6.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Mikal Bridges averages 8.2 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.7 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Utah averages 111.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 46.4 rebounds per game and 25.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 7th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns surrender 116.3 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest, and 26th with 46.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game. Phoenix is 24th in the league with 107.2 points per game this year. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They are 30th in the league in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 18th in assists per contest with 23.9. The Suns are 2nd in turnovers per game with 15.8.
The Jazz are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 105.5, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 2nd. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Utah is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Phoenix is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Suns are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 114.6 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 21st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Utah -9
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