Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic 11/7/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Amway Center is the site where the Orlando Magic (2-8) will try to beat the Utah Jazz (7-1) on Sunday.
The Jazz faced the Hawks and walked away with a win by a score of 116-98 in their last contest. Concerning fouls, the Jazz ended up with 20 and the Hawks racked up 9 fouls. They also made 7 of 28 attempts from beyond the arc. Atlanta finished shooting 80.8% from the charity stripe by making 21 of their 26 attempts. Additionally, Atlanta collected 27 rebounds (5 offensive, 22 defensive) and had 4 blocks. Atlanta doled out 32 dimes and had 18 steals in the game. In reference to defending, Utah let their opponent shoot 42.7% from the floor on 35 out of 82 shooting. They also doled out 30 assists in this game in addition to creating 4 turnovers and getting 6 steals. In terms of rebounding, they earned 46 with 8 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Jazz knocked down 17 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 73.9%. Utah wrapped up the game with a 50.6% FG percentage (41 out of 81) and buried 17 out of their 41 3-point attempts.
Jordan Clarkson is a player who was a contributor for the contest. He ended up finishing with 30 points on 10 of 19 shooting. He played for 31 mins and also totaled 4 boards. Clarkson went 52.6% from the floor and recorded 3 assists.
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Utah will play this game with a mark of 7-1 so far this season. They are turning it over 16.3 times per game and as a squad they commit 19.4 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Utah is pulling in 50.8 boards per game and has totaled 152 dimes this year, which ranks 30th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Jazz are shooting 33.1% on 3-point shots (112 of 338) and 81.9% from the free throw line. They average 112.8 pts per contest (5th in basketball) while connecting on 45.3% from the floor.
On defense, the Jazz are forcing their opponents into 11.8 turnovers every game while drawing 21.6 fouls. They are 1st in the league in giving up assists with 147 conceded this season. The Jazz defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.2% (301 of 730) and they concede 42.1 boards per contest as a group. They are giving up 26.5% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 4th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (100.1).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Magic took a loss by a score of 102-89 when they played the Spurs. The Magic snagged 36 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 43 for the matchup. They also coughed up the ball 18 times, while recording 9 steals for the game. The Spurs were called for 13 fouls for this contest which took the Magic to the charity stripe for 10 shots. They were able to bury 7 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 70.0%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, Orlando made 12 of their 41 tries (29.3%). At the conclusion of this game, the Magic ended up going 35 out of 89 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 39.3%. The Magic permitted the Spurs to bury 40 out of 90 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 44.4% for this contest. They went 31.6% from three-point range by going 6 out of 19 and ended up shooting 16 of 18 at the free throw line (88.9%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Orlando permitted San Antonio to grab 43 in total (5 offensive).
Cole Anthony ended up having an impact for the Magic in the game. Anthony earned 21 points in his 35 minutes on the hardwood and had 6 assists in the matchup. He knocked down 8 of 18 in the matchup giving him a rate of 44.4%, and totaled 9 rebounds.
Orlando has a win-loss record of 2-8 this year. The Magic commit 20.3 fouls every game and they hit 75.9% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 21.0 times per contest (25th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 16.9 times per contest. Orlando has 999 points for the year (99.9 per game) and they grab 45.1 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Magic are shooting 41.9% from the field, which is 26th in basketball.
The Orlando defense gives up 33.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (123 of 369) and their opponents are converting on 73.3% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 24.8 dimes and 44.8 boards every game, which has them ranked 22nd and 12th in the NBA. The Magic defensively are ranked 16th in the NBA in PPG given up with 108.6. They are forcing 12.1 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 44.8% from the field (17th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Utah
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