Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz - 11/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (4-3) at Philadelphia 76ers (0-4)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +7 -- Over/Under: 192 See the Latest Odds
The Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers square off Monday night in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center in NBATV.
The Utah Jazz look for another big victory after winning four of their last six games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 96.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 95.9 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 28 points and five rebounds while George Hill is averaging 20.4 points and five assists. Rodney Hood is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Johnson is dishing three assists. The Utah Jazz are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.6 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers are desperate for a victory after a rough 0-5 start to the NBA season. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 92.8 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 45 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 18.5 points and 6.3 rebounds while Ersan Ilyasova is averaging 17.5 points and one assist. Sergio Rodriguez is the third double-digit scorer and Jahlil Okafor is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 51.4 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost six straight home games.
The Jazz are 17-8-1 ATS in their last 26 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The 76ers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 37-17-2 ATS in their last 56 vs. Western Conference. The home team is 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings and the under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
The Jazz are getting healthier and have Hayward back on the court, and he looked great Sunday against the New York Knicks. We all know the 76ers are god awful and while they've had success covering, the Jazz are a legit playoff team in the West. The Jazz should be able to win this game by double digits.