Utah Jazz vs Phoenix Suns NBA Betting Tips 10/28/2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns (2-1, 1st in the Pacific Division) play the Utah Jazz (2-1, 3rd in the Northwest Division) at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Monday, October 28, 2019. Utah opens this game as 5 point favorites. The total has been set at 219.
The Jazz cover 33.3% of the time, having gone 1-2-0 ATS. Phoenix covers the spread 100.0% of the time, going 3-0-0 against the spread.
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
10/26/2019 Dante Exum PG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 28
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/26/2019 Ricky Rubio PG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 28
10/24/2019 Ty Jerome PG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Donovan Mitchell comes into this game averaging 24 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is 93%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 21 points per contest in 24 minutes per game. He averages 1 assists per game and 4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Devin Booker scores 23 points per contest while playing 37 minutes per game. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Ricky Rubio averages 10 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per game. He also brings in 7 rebounds per game and has 10 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 26% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 100 points per contest, which is 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 44 boards per contest and 21 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 18 per game. The Jazz allow 90 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 17 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 7th in the NBA with 120 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 16th in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 49 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 29. The Suns are 18th in turnovers per contest with 16. The Suns give up 108 points per game, which ranks them 14th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 19 dimes allowed per game and 13th with 44 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 18 per contest this year.
The Jazz are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 91.3 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 7th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Utah is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 29th in the league.
Phoenix is 19th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 26th in the league. The Suns are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 100.9 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix -5
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