Jazz vs Spurs Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest - San Antonio
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -2.5
DeMar DeRozan and the San Antonio Spurs (20-26, 4th in the Southwest Division) play the Utah Jazz (32-14, 2nd in the Northwest Division) at AT&T Center on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. San Antonio opens this matchup as 2.5 point dogs. The O/U opens at 230.
The Jazz are covering the spread 55.6% of the time, having gone 25-20-1 ATS. San Antonio is covering 42.2% of the time, going 19-26-1 against the spread.
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
01/27/20 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Ankle is upgraded to probable Monday vs Houston
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/27/20 C LaMarcus Aldridge Thumb is questionable Wednesday vs Utah
Donovan Mitchell averages 24.9 points per contest in 34.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Rudy Gobert comes into this game averaging 15.7 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per night. He grabs 14.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 69% while his free throw percentage is 62%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 19.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 85%. DeMar DeRozan scores 22.7 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 5.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jazz allow 106.2 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.0 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 20.7 assists per game which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Utah averages 111.2 points per contest, which is 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 45.8 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs give up 114.3 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.6 dimes allowed per game and 16th with 45.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Spurs are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest. San Antonio is 9th in the NBA with 113.3 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 7th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.1 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 24.6. The Spurs are 27th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Jazz are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 107 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 2nd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Utah is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 27th in the league.
San Antonio is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Spurs are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 112.6 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 16th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Antonio +2.5 and over 230 total points
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