Jazz vs Warriors predictions 1/22/2020 NBA Picks & Betting Tips
Game: Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -9
Chase Center is the site where D'Angelo Russell and the Golden State Warriors (10-35, 5th in the Pacific Division) will play the Utah Jazz (30-13, 2nd in the Northwest Division) on Wednesday. Utah opens this contest as 9 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 228.
The Jazz are covering the spread 55.8% of the time, having gone 24-19-0 ATS. Golden State is covering 48.9% of the time, going 22-23-0 against the spread.
Key Utah Jazz Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
01/20/20 PF Draymond Green Illness is questionable Wednesday vs Utah
01/20/20 SG Glenn Robinson III Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Utah
01/10/20 C Kevon Looney Abdominal is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 14.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 68% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Donovan Mitchell averages 24.7 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 23.3 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Alec Burks averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 110.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 45.6 rebounds per game and 22.0 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 15.1 per game. The Jazz allow 106.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 26th in the league with 105.6 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.2 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Warriors are 17th in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Warriors surrender 113.6 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.2 assists allowed per contest and 27th with 47.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 28th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game.
The Jazz are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.7, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 98.9 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 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Utah is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 26th in the league.
Golden State is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 5th in the league. The Warriors are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 112 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Jazz/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State +9
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