Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz 11/13/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
TV: NBA TV
The Miami Heat (7-5) are traveling to Vivint Arena on Saturday where they will play the Utah Jazz (8-4).
The Heat faced the Clippers and went home with a loss by a final score of 112-109 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Heat left the arena with 21 while the Clippers totaled 12 personal fouls. They converted 11 of 37 attempts from 3-point range. Los Angeles walked away from this one shooting 88.2% at the free throw line by knocking down 15 of 17 attempts. Furthermore, Los Angeles had 33 rebounds (9 offensive, 24 defensive) and got 4 rejections. Los Angeles earned 42 assists and had 20 steals for the contest. In relation to the defense, Miami allowed their opponent to shoot 47.3% from the field on 43 of 91 shooting. They also doled out 18 dimes for this game as well as forcing 9 turnovers and getting 9 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 50 with 18 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Heat made 14 of 17 shots for a rate of 82.4%. Miami wrapped up the game having earned a 44.3% FG percentage (43 of 97) and buried 9 of their 41 3-point attempts.
Bam Adebayo is one player who was a contributor for this contest. Adebayo walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist. He saw the court for 40 minutes played and snagged 11 rebounds. He accumulated 30 points on 12 of 18 shooting.
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Miami enters this game with a record of 7-5 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 110.6 points per game (8th in the NBA) while shooting 45.8% from the floor. The Heat are hitting 33.5% on three-point shots (133 of 397) and 81.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, Miami is pulling down 48.9 boards per contest and has racked up 288 assists for the year, which is 9th in the NBA in terms of passing. They cough up possession 14.7 times per contest and as a team are committing 21.2 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Heat are forcing 13.9 turnovers per game and they draw 20.3 personal fouls. They currently rank 14th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 259 surrendered for the campaign. The Heat are giving up a FG percentage of 42.8% (447 of 1,044) and they relinquish 41.8 boards per game as a squad. They relinquish 32.7% on three-point shots and they are ranked 8th in the NBA in points per game allowed (103.9).
The last time they took the court, the Jazz walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 111-100 against the Pacers. The Jazz recorded 30 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 in the game. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 6 steals for this contest. The Pacers committed 10 fouls in this game which got the Jazz to the free throw line for a total of 23 shots. They were able to convert 13 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 56.5%. When it comes to three-point shots, Utah converted 9 of 32 attempts (28.1%). In all, the Jazz ended up going 39 out of 83 from the floor which gave them a rate of 47.0%. The Jazz permitted the Pacers to convert 43 of 96 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 44.8% in the matchup. They finished the game shooting 35.5% from 3-point land by going 11 of 31 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 19 from the charity stripe (73.7%). In relation to rebounding, Utah allowed Indiana to collect 38 in all (15 offensive).
Donovan Mitchell ended up having an impact for the Jazz in this matchup. Mitchell racked up 26 points in his 33 mins on the court and had 4 dimes for the matchup. He buried 11 out of 20 for the contest giving him a rate of 55.0%, and added 5 rebounds.
Utah has a mark of 8-4 for the year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Jazz are shooting 45.8% from the field, which has them ranked 13th in the NBA. Utah has 1,327 pts so far this year (110.6 per contest) and they snag 47.3 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 20.2 times per game (30th in the league) and they are turning it over 15.1 times per game. The Jazz commit 18.9 fouls per contest and they shoot 79.3% from the free throw line.
The Jazz on the defensive end are ranked 5th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 102.9. They have forced 12.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (8th in the NBA). The Utah defense allows 31.9% on shots from beyond the arc (122 of 383) and opponents are connecting on 74.7% of their foul shots. They have allowed 20.2 assists and 41.4 boards every game, which has them ranked 1st and 1st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Utah
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