Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Prediction, 2/9/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Location: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT
Vivint Arena is the location where the Utah Jazz (33-21) will take on the Golden State Warriors (41-13) on Wednesday.
The Warriors stepped onto the hardwood against the Thunder and walked away with a win by a score of 110-98 in their last contest. Golden State finished the contest with a 50.0% FG percentage (41 of 82) and made 15 of their 43 3-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Warriors converted 13 of their 17 attempts for a percentage of 76.5%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they collected 40 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 30 assists for the contest as well as creating 2 turnovers and getting 12 steals. In regard to defense, Golden State allowed 41.1% from the field on 37 of 90 shooting. Oklahoma City earned 50 dimes and had 21 steals for the contest. Additionally, Oklahoma City grabbed 32 rebounds (18 offensive, 14 defensive) and got 3 blocked shots. Oklahoma City went 76.5% at the charity stripe by burying 13 of their 17 attempts. They knocked down 11 out of their 36 shots from distance. With respect to fouls, the Warriors ended up finishing with 19 while the Thunder had 17 fouls.
Stephen Curry is a guy who had an impact in the game. He ended up walking away with 18 points on 6 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 37 mins played and also pulled down 9 boards. Curry walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the field and also dished out 10 assists.
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Golden State heads into this contest with a record of 41-13 on the campaign. They lose possession via turnover 15.6 times per contest and as a squad they commit 20.3 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Golden State is grabbing 46.4 boards per game and has earned 1,488 dimes this season, which is 2nd in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Warriors are connecting on 36.3% on shots from beyond the arc (787 of 2,166) and 76.4% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 110.9 points per contest (12th in basketball) while hitting 46.8% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Warriors are able to force 15.2 turnovers every game while drawing 17.7 fouls. They relinquish 33.0% on shots from downtown and they rank 2nd in basketball in points per game allowed (102.6). The Warriors defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 42.9% (2,001 of 4,668) and they concede 42.3 boards per contest as a unit. They are currently ranked 3rd in the league in giving up assists with 1,199 surrendered so far this year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Jazz got the victory with a final of 113-104 when they played the Knicks. In regard to how they rebounded, Utah permitted New York to collect 36 in all (20 offensive). They shot 24.2% from 3-point land by connecting on 8 of 33 and finished the game at 24 out of 35 from the charity stripe (68.6%). The Jazz permitted the Knicks to convert 36 out of 95 tries from the field which had them shooting 37.9% for the game. At the conclusion of this game, the Jazz finished the game shooting 39 for 93 from the field which had them shooting 41.9%. Concerning shooting from 3-point land, Utah made 12 of their 48 attempts (25.0%). They were able to convert 23 of the free throws for a rate of 85.2%. The Knicks were called for 16 fouls for the contest which got the Jazz to the free throw line for 27 tries. They turned it over 10 times, while recording 6 steals for the game. The Jazz were able to snag 35 defensive boards and 14 offensive rebounds totaling 49 in this game.
Donovan Mitchell was important for the Jazz for this game. He made 13 of 26 in the matchup for a rate of 50.0%, and had 7 rebounds. Mitchell had 32 points in his 36 minutes of playing time and tallied 6 assists for the contest.
Utah has a win-loss record of 33-21 on the campaign. The Jazz commit 19.0 fouls per game and they hit 78.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 22.1 times per contest (28th in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.3 times per contest. Utah has accounted for 6,136 points so far this season (113.6 per game) and they pull in 45.9 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Jazz are shooting 47.2% from the field, which ranks 4th in the league.
The Jazz are ranked 13th in the NBA in PPG given up with 107.6. They are able to force 12.0 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.2% from the floor (14th in basketball). The Utah defense allows 34.2% on shots from beyond the arc (631 of 1,844) and opponents are making 75.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 23.2 assists and 42.4 rebounds every game, which is ranked 6th and 4th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Utah and under the total points
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