Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Betting Tips 10/25/2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
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The Utah Jazz head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, October 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites.
The Jazz come into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 50-32. They were 3rd in the Northwest Division. They had a point differential of 5.3 as they averaged 111.7 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Lakers had an overall record of 37-45 last season. They were 4th in the Pacific Division. They averaged 111.8 points per game and surrendered 113.5, good for a point differential of -1.7.
Valuable Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz were 46-39-2 against the spread last season
The Utah Jazz were 39-46-2 against the over/under last year
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers were 35-46-1 against the spread last season
The Los Angeles Lakers were 32-49-1 against the over/under last year
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/19/2019 Dante Exum PG Knee Game Time Decision
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/19/2019 Alex Caruso SG Pelvis Game Time Decision
10/18/2019 Talen Horton-Tucker SG Foot Expected to be out until at least Oct 22
10/15/2019 Kyle Kuzma PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Oct 25
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Mike Conley comes into this game after averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributed 6.4 assists per game. His FG percentage was 44% while his free throw percentage was 85%. Donovan Mitchell averaged 23.8 points per contest in 33.7 minutes per game last year. He averaged 4.2 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 43% for the season while his free throw percentage was 81%.
LeBron James scored 27.4 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 8.5 rebounds per contest and had 8.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 51% and his free throw percentage finished at 67%. Anthony Davis averaged 25.9 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 33.0 minutes per game. He also brought in 12.0 rebounds per game and had 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 52% and his free throw percentage was 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averaged 111.7 points per contest last year, which was 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin was 5.3 and their shooting percentage was 47% as a unit, which had them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shot 36%, which was good for 12th in the NBA. They averaged 46.4 boards per contest and 26.0 assists per game, which ranked them 9th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 4th with 15.1 per game. The Jazz allowed 106.5 points per contest, which was 4th in the NBA. They also surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 42.6 rebounds a game which ranked 2nd, and they allowed 21.6 assists per game which put them in 1st place in the league. They forced 13.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 16th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles was 16th in the NBA with 111.8 points per contest last season. They were 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was -1.72. They shot 33% from beyond the arc, which was good for 29th in the league. They were 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.6 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 25.6. The Lakers were 2nd in turnovers per contest with 15.7. The Lakers gave up 113.5 points per game, which ranked them 21st in the league. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 21st with 25.0 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers were 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest last year.
The Jazz were 15th in the league in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 110.9 was ranked 2nd. They were 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 5th. As a unit they were 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Utah was 3rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 51%, which was 29th in the NBA.
Los Angeles was 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 52%, which was 20th in the NBA. The Lakers were 24th in the league in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 107.8 was ranked 13th. They were 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% was 15th. As a unit they were 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +3.5
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