Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 11/29/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz
Date: Monday, November 29, 2021
Location: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
TV: ROOT SPORTS
Vivint Arena is the location where the Utah Jazz (13-7) will meet the Portland Trail Blazers (10-10) on Monday.
The Trail Blazers took the court against the Warriors and ended up losing by a score of 118-103 in their last game. Portland wrapped up the contest with a 41.9% field goal percentage (36 out of 86) and made 13 of their 38 3-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Trail Blazers buried 18 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 78.3%. In the matter of pulling down boards, they compiled 37 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 23 assists for this contest while creating 5 turnovers and getting 7 steals. When discussing defending, Portland allowed the other team to shoot 54.0% from the field on 47 out of 87 shooting. Golden State doled out 48 assists and had 31 steals in the game. On top of that, Golden State pulled down 37 rebounds (11 offensive, 26 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Golden State finished shooting 75.0% at the free throw line by knocking down 12 of 16 attempts. They converted 12 of their 37 attempts from beyond the perimeter. With respect to fouls, the Trail Blazers ended up finishing with 13 and the Warriors totaled 15 fouls.
Anfernee Simons is someone who was a contributor in this contest. He accounted for 19 points on 7 out of 13 shooting. He was on the court for 29 mins and also pulled down 6 rebounds. Simons finished the game at 53.8% from the floor and dished out 2 dimes.
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Portland comes into this one with a mark of 10-10 this year. They are turning it over 13.7 times per contest and as a team are committing 18.6 fouls per contest. As a unit, Portland is pulling in 45.1 rebounds per game and has totaled 476 dimes this season, which ranks 13th in basketball in terms of passing. The Trail Blazers are shooting 35.6% from downtown (276 of 776) and 79.4% from the free throw line. They are averaging 110.6 points per contest (7th in basketball) while hitting 45.9% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Trail Blazers are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per game and they draw 19.1 personal fouls. They are giving up 38.5% on 3-pointers and they rank 24th in the league in PPG from their opponents (110.0). The Trail Blazers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.4% (825 of 1,739) and they surrender 42.6 rebounds per contest as a team. They currently rank 24th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 518 conceded so far this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Jazz took home the win by a final score of 127-105 when they played the Pelicans. Concerning rebounding, Utah allowed New Orleans to snag 31 in all (14 offensive). They finished 22.9% from 3-point land via 8 out of 35 and ended up shooting 17 out of 21 at the free throw line (81.0%). The Jazz permitted the Pelicans to bury 40 of 93 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 43.0% in the matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Jazz finished 45 for 80 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 56.3%. When discussing shooting from beyond the arc, Utah converted 20 out of 35 attempts (57.1%). They were able to knock down 17 of the free throws for a percentage of 77.3%. The Pelicans committed 13 personal fouls for this contest which got the Jazz to the free throw line for a total of 22 attempts. They coughed up the ball 18 times, while recording 9 steals in this contest. The Jazz were able to collect 34 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 41 for this contest.
Donovan Mitchell was important for the Jazz in the game. He buried 9 of 17 in this contest for a field goal rate of 52.9%, and accounted for 7 rebounds. Mitchell racked up 21 points in his 27 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 7 assists for this contest.
Utah has a record of 13-7 for the campaign. When it comes to executing on offense, the Jazz are shooting 47.0% from the field, which is 3rd in basketball. Utah has totaled 2,246 pts for the campaign (112.3 per game) and they grab 46.7 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 21.6 times per game (25th in basketball) and they turn it over 15.3 times per contest. The Jazz commit 19.1 personal fouls per contest and they go 78.1% from the charity stripe.
The Utah defense gives up 32.1% on shots from distance (208 of 647) and opponents are converting on 76.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 21.4 dimes and 41.7 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 2nd and 2nd in the league. The Jazz on the defensive side of the court are 5th in the league in PPG allowed with 103.3. They are forcing 12.4 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 43.6% from the floor (9th in the league).
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Portland
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