The 2019 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets outdueled Utah Jazz , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Utah Jazz ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 123.2, defensive rating of 89.1, 12.0 free-throw attempts, and 41.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.366 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 89.1, defensive rating of 123.2, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 27.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.259 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 99 , and Utah Jazz recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats, Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.584 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.1 vs 18.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2019 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were James Harden and Rudy Gobert based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. James Harden for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 26.0 and made 11.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.173. While Rudy Gobert put up 10.0 and made 8.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.165.