The Utah Jazz at 15-7 are, as soon as once more, quietly placing collectively an excellent document within the Western Convention and tonight they face an in-form Cleveland Cavaliers group searching for a fifth win in a row.
The Cavaliers have solely gone 5-6 at house this season although, regardless of the impressive performances of rookie Evan Mobley which have grabbed many headlines.
This sport tonight might come all the way down to the battle on the boards. Cleveland is sixth within the Jap Convention with 10.4 offensive rebounds per sport led by Jarrett Allen averaging 3.5. The Jazz have gone 6-3 away from house. Utah ranks fifth within the league with 46.4 rebounds per sport led by Rudy Gobert averaging 14.4.
Level guard Darius Garland is averaging 19.1 factors, the best on the group, and seven.3 assists for the Cavaliers. Middle Allen is averaging 21.4 factors, 11.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks during the last 10 video games for Cleveland.
Donovan Mitchell is the important thing scorer for the Utah Jazz and the primary possibility on their offense averaging 23.7 factors per sport, simply above his profession common. Gobert, in the meantime, is averaging a formidable double-double 15.3 factors, 14.4 rebounds and a couple of.1 blocks for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 3.4 made three-pointers during the last 10 video games for Utah.
LAST 10 GAMES:
Cavaliers: 5-5, averaging 104.4 factors, 46.9 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 6.0 steals and 4.8 blocks per sport whereas capturing 44.2 per cent from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 101.1 factors per sport.
Jazz: 7-3, averaging 118.5 factors, 45.2 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.7 blocks per sport whereas capturing 50.0 per cent from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 106.7 factors.
Cavaliers: Cedi Osman: out (again), Collin Sexton: out for season (knee), Dean Wade: out (calf).
Jazz: Udoka Azubuike: out (ankle).
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