Philadelphia 76ers vs Utah Jazz 11/16/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Utah Jazz
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
The Philadelphia 76ers (8-6) are hitting the road to Vivint Arena on Tuesday where they will attempt to beat the Utah Jazz (8-5).
The 76ers faced the Pacers and went home with a loss by a final score of 118-113 in their last game. When talking about fouls, the 76ers finished with 22 and the Pacers racked up 15 fouls. They also made 14 of 28 shots from beyond the arc. Indiana ended up going 66.7% at the free throw line by knocking down 10 of their 15 attempts. Additionally, Indiana totaled 30 rebounds (7 offensive, 23 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Indiana earned 37 dimes and had 33 steals in the game. In relation to defense, Philadelphia allowed their opponent to shoot 57.3% from the field on 47 of 82 shooting. They also recorded 16 dimes for the game while creating 10 turnovers and getting 11 steals. In reference to grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 46 with 18 of them being of the offensive variety. From the charity stripe, the 76ers buried 25 of 29 attempts for a rate of 86.2%. Philadelphia wrapped up the game with a 42.7% field goal percentage (38 of 89) and buried 12 out of their 23 shots from 3-point land.
Tobias Harris is a player who came through for the contest. Harris shot 45.5% from the floor and also distributed 3 assists. He played 35 minutes and pulled down 11 rebounds. He finished with 32 points on 10 out of 22 shooting.
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Philadelphia heads into this game with a mark of 8-6 for the campaign. They average 109.9 pts per game (8th in basketball) while shooting 47.2% from the field. The 76ers are connecting on 38.3% on shots from beyond the arc (180 of 470) and 83.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Philadelphia is snagging 42.1 boards per contest and is sitting with 324 assists for the campaign, which has them ranked 10th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 12.8 times per game and as a group are committing 18.1 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the 76ers are able to force 13.3 turnovers every game while drawing 17.3 fouls. They are currently ranked 24th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 333 conceded for the year. The 76ers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.7% (555 of 1,242) and they surrender 45.3 rebounds per game as a team. They concede 35.4% from 3-point land and they are 11th in the NBA in PPG from their opponents (105.7).
The last time they took the court, the Jazz walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 111-105 against the Heat. The Jazz snagged 26 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 in the matchup. They also coughed it up 16 times, while recording 13 steals in the matchup. The Heat committed 19 fouls for the contest which got the Jazz to the charity stripe for a total of 25 shots. They were able to knock down 18 of the free throw tries for a rate of 72.0%. In reference to shooting from distance, Utah made 17 out of 53 attempts (32.1%). Overall, the Jazz went 35 out of 85 from the floor which had them sitting at 41.2%. The Jazz permitted the Heat to bury 42 of 85 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 49.4% in this contest. They went 39.4% from beyond the arc by connecting on 13 out of 33 and finished the contest at 14 of 16 at the free throw line (87.5%). With respect to cleaning up the glass, Utah permitted Miami to snag 35 overall (13 offensive).
Rudy Gobert ended up having an impact for the Jazz in the game. Gobert earned 14 points in his 35 mins on the court, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes. He made 5 of 7 in this matchup for a rate of 71.4%, and added 13 rebounds.
Utah has a record of 8-5 for the year. The Jazz commit 18.9 fouls per contest and they shoot 78.7% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 20.4 times per contest (28th in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.2 times per game. Utah has 1,432 pts for the campaign (110.2 per contest) and they pull down 46.6 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Jazz are hitting on 45.4% from the floor, which has them ranked 14th in basketball.
The Jazz are ranked 7th in the league in points per game surrendered with 103.5. They have forced 12.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 44.2% from the field (13th in the league). The Utah defense allows 32.5% on shots from 3-point land (135 of 416) and opponents are making 75.5% of their free throw attempts. They have given up 20.4 dimes and 41.9 boards per contest, which ranks 1st and 2nd in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Utah
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