Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks Prediction, 4/25/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Utah (+3)
The Dallas Mavericks will try to beat the Utah Jazz at American Airlines Center on Monday in Game 5 of their series. The series is tied 2-2. Dallas is 3-point favorites. The betting total is set at 211.5.
The Jazz notched a win by a score of 100-99 in Game 4. With respect to fouls, the Jazz ended up finishing with 21 and the Mavericks recorded 11 fouls. They made 15 of their 44 attempts from 3-point land. Dallas finished the game shooting 78.3% when shooting free throws by converting 18 of their 23 attempts. Additionally, Dallas had 36 rebounds (7 offensive, 29 defensive) and had 3 blocks. Dallas earned 43 dimes and had 15 steals for this game. When it comes to the defense, Utah let their opponent shoot 42.9% from the field on 33 of 77 shooting. They also dished out 17 assists for the matchup while creating 2 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When it comes to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 46 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Jazz converted 26 of 42 attempts for a rate of 61.9%. Utah walked away from the game having earned a 40.5% FG percentage (32 of 79) and buried 10 of their 35 three-point attempts.
Donovan Mitchell is someone who was a contributor in the game. He ended up scoring 23 points on 7 of 21 shooting. He played 38 mins played and also grabbed 6 boards. Mitchell ended up shooting 33.3% from the field and also totaled 7 dimes.
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Utah will play this game with a mark of 49-33 on the campaign. They average 113.6 pts per game (7th in the NBA) while hitting 47.1% from the field. The Jazz are hitting 36.0% on three-point attempts (1,192 of 3,308) and 76.7% from the free throw line. As a team, Utah is pulling in 46.3 rebounds per game and has accounted for 1,836 dimes for the season, which is 27th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.0 times per game and as a group are committing 18.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Jazz are able to force 12.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.3 fouls. They are surrendering 35.0% on 3-point attempts and they rank 10th in the NBA in opponents points per game (107.6). The Jazz are allowing a field goal percentage of 45.3% (3,314 of 7,318) and they concede 41.6 rebounds per game as a unit. They rank 5th in basketball in giving up assists with 1,917 conceded for the year.
In Game 4 the Mavericks were able to snag 36 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 43 for the contest. They also turned it over 11 times, while getting 4 steals for the game. The Jazz earned 8 personal fouls for this contest which took the Mavericks to the free throw line for 23 tries. They were able to make 18 of them for a rate of 78.3%. With respect to shooting from downtown, Dallas knocked down 15 out of their 44 attempts (34.1%). When the game finished, the Mavericks walked away from this one shooting 33 out of 77 from the floor which had them shooting 42.9%. The Mavericks permitted the Jazz to knock down 32 of their 79 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.5% for the matchup. They went 28.6% from beyond the arc by connecting on 10 out of 35 and walked away from this one shooting 26 out of 42 at the free throw line (61.9%). Concerning cleaning the glass, Dallas permitted Utah to snag 33 in total (13 on the offensive side).
Luka Doncic ended up being a factor for the Mavericks in the matchup. He buried 11 out of 21 for this game for a field goal rate of 52.4%, and had 10 rebounds. Doncic tallied 30 points in his 34 mins on the court and added 4 dimes for the matchup.
Dallas has a win-loss record of 52-30 this year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Mavericks are hitting on 46.1% from the field, which is 18th in the league. Dallas has totaled 8,858 pts on the campaign (108.0 per game) and they collect 43.0 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 23.4 times per game (25th in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 12.5 times per contest. The Mavericks commit 19.7 fouls every game and they connect on 77.1% from the charity stripe.
The Mavericks on defense are ranked 2nd in the league in points per game surrendered with 104.7. They are forcing 13.1 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.7% from the field (12th in basketball). The Dallas defense allows 34.0% on 3-pointers (895 of 2,635) and opponents are converting on 76.7% of their free throw attempts. They give up 23.5 dimes and 43.6 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 6th and 11th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas (-3)
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