Utah Jazz vs. L.A. Clippers - 10/30/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Utah Jazz vs. L.A. Clippers

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 9:00 PM (Vivint Smart Home Arena)

Utah Jazz -3.0 . Total 216.0 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Clippers are on the road for this matchup with the Utah Jazz.  The Clippers enter with a record of (3-1) on the season.  The Clippers are fresh off a 111-96 home win over the Charlotte Hornets. The Jazz enter this home contest with a (3-1) record to this point and have won their last 2 games.  Last time out, the Jazz won at the Suns 96-95. 

Kawhi Leonard guided the Clippers throughout the game, totaling 30 points in the victory.  Leonard was 10 of 18 shooting and also had 6 assists.  Lou Williams was second on the team in points.  Williams came off the bench to score 23 points in 29 minutes of floor time.  The Clippers shot an easy 48% from the floor and 90.5% from the foul line.  The Clippers were able to get 11 steal defensively that helped them force 22 turnovers in the game.

Bojan Bogdanovic led the charge for the Jazz in the win.  Bogdanovic was 8 of 13 from the floor, while totaling 29 points.  Donovan Mitchell hit 9 of his 24 shots for 25 points in the 1 point victory.  Ultimately the difference in the game was the free throw shooting.  The Jazz were able to connect on 82% of their foul shots, where as the Suns only made 69%.  The Jazz had 23 turnovers in the win.

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Recent Betting Trends:

The Clippers are 2-1 ATS this season.

The Clippers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs the Jazz.

The over is 2-0 when the Clippers are on the away team.

The Jazz are 1-3 ATS this season.

The Jazz are 11-1 SU in their last 12 at home.

The under is 3-0 when the Jazz are the favorite.

The Clippers have struggled in recent years playing against the Jazz.  The Jazz have won 7 of the last 10 meetings, while going 7-3 ATS in those 10 matchups.  The Jazz have won 4 of the last 5 meeting at home.  The Clippers have averaged the 3rd most point per game to this point, averaging 121.5 a game.  The Clippers also enter with the best shooting percentage and 3 point percentage.  The Clippers are making 52% of their shots and 40% of their 3 point shots.  The Jazz will have a say if these percentages live up to the billing.  The Jazz have the best defense in allowing just 91.5 points per game.  The Jazz are allowing 30 less points a game compared to what the Clippers offense averages.  The Clippers run into some trouble in an environment where they have struggled in the past. The Jazz defense will get it done, en route to a home victory.  Final score prediction, Jazz win and cover 106-101.  

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