Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Game Picks 11/3/2019
Sunday, November 3, 2019
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Staples Center is the site where Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers (4-2, 2nd in the Pacific Division) will play the Utah Jazz (4-2, 2nd in the Northwest Division) on Sunday. Utah opens this game as 5 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 216.5.
The Jazz cover the spread 33.3% of the time, having gone 2-4-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 50.0% of the time, going 3-3-0 against the spread.
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
11/2/2019 Ed Davis C Leg Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Dante Exum PG Knee Expected to be out until at least Nov 15
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/23/2019 Paul George SF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 13
Donovan Mitchell comes into this game averaging 24.0 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 20.4 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Lou Williams scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 5.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Kawhi Leonard averages 29.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.6 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 101.0 points per contest, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 42.2 boards per contest and 20.3 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 18.3 per game. The Jazz allow 94.0 points per contest, which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they allow 17.8 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 11th in the NBA with 114.2 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 4.67. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 28th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.0 boards per contest and 19th in assists per game with 22.5. The Clippers are 14th in turnovers per contest with 16.7. The Clippers give up 109.5 points per game, which ranks them 15th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 23.5 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 42.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.7 per contest this year.
The Jazz are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 95.2, and their offensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 2nd. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 9th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Utah is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 13th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA. The Clippers are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 107.9, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 18th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Utah +5
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