Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 4/2/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Golden State Warriors (48-29) will take on the Utah Jazz (46-31) at Chase Center on Saturday.
The Jazz stepped onto the hardwood against the Lakers and earned the victory with a final of 122-109 in their last contest. Utah finished the game with a 51.1% field goal percentage (46 of 90) and knocked down 15 out of their 44 3-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Jazz knocked down 15 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 62.5%. Concerning grabbing rebounds, they earned 41 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 25 dimes in the game in addition to forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and getting 7 steals. Concerning the defense, Utah allowed 49.4% from the floor on 41 out of 83 shooting. Los Angeles doled out 40 assists and had 18 steals for the game. Furthermore, Los Angeles snagged 31 rebounds (9 offensive, 22 defensive) and added 2 blocked shots. Los Angeles ended up going 71.4% at the charity stripe by burying 20 of 28 shots. They also converted 7 out of their 25 shots from 3-point land. Concerning fouls, the Jazz left the arena with 20 while the Lakers accumulated 11 fouls.
Rudy Gobert is a player who played a role in this game. He ended up with 25 points on 9 out of 11 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes and grabbed 17 boards. Gobert shot 81.8% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game.
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Utah comes into this game with a mark of 46-31 for the season. They are turning it over 14.0 times per contest and as a group are committing 19.0 personal fouls every game. As a team, Utah is pulling in 45.9 boards per contest and has accumulated 1,722 assists on the year, which is 27th in the league in terms of passing. The Jazz are shooting 36.3% from downtown (1,130 of 3,114) and 77.2% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 113.4 points per contest (7th in the league) while connecting on 47.2% from the field.
Defensively, the Jazz are able to force 11.9 turnovers per game and they draw 20.0 personal fouls. They relinquish 34.9% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 10th in the NBA in PPG from their opponents (107.8). The Jazz defense is giving up a FG percentage of 45.4% (3,121 of 6,868) and they relinquish 41.6 rebounds per game as a team. They are ranked 7th in the NBA in giving up assists with 1,786 surrendered this season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Warriors took a defeat with a final score of 107-103 against the Suns. With respect to cleaning the glass, Golden State permitted Phoenix to pull down 34 in all (12 on the offensive glass). They finished shooting 25.0% from three-point range by going 7 of 28 and finished the contest at 24 of 30 from the charity stripe (80.0%). The Warriors permitted the Suns to make 38 out of their 92 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 41.3% in this matchup. In all, the Warriors finished the game shooting 35 for 83 from the field which gave them a percentage of 42.2%. When discussing shooting from downtown, Golden State made 13 of their 38 tries (34.2%). They were able to bury 20 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 80.0%. The Suns were called for 14 personal fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 25 tries. They also turned it over 21 times, while earning 7 steals for this game. The Warriors corralled 38 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 48 in this contest.
Jordan Poole ended up having an impact for the Warriors for the contest. He knocked down 11 of 22 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and accumulated 9 rebounds. Poole earned 38 points in his 37 minutes of playing time and earned 7 assists for the matchup.
Golden State has a win-loss mark of 48-29 for the year. On the offensive side of the court, the Warriors are shooting 46.6% from the floor, which ranks 10th in the league. Golden State has tallied 8,526 points for the season (110.7 per contest) and they pull in 45.5 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 26.9 times per game (5th in basketball) and they turn the ball over 14.9 times per game. The Warriors commit 20.9 personal fouls every game and they shoot 76.5% from the charity stripe.
The Warriors on defense are ranked 5th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 105.7. They are forcing their opponents into 14.5 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 44.0% from the floor (2nd in the league). The Golden State defense allows 34.2% on three-point shots (945 of 2,766) and opponents are making 75.8% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 23.1 dimes and 42.7 total rebounds per game, ranking them 3rd and 5th in the NBA.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Utah
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