The Philadelphia 76ers play host to the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center on Monday evening. The 76ers (14-6) remain undefeated at home, where they have a 9-0 record. They have won three games straight and are 7-3 in their last 10 contests. They are averaging 108.9 points per game and are shooting 46.9 percent from the field, which is sixth best in the league. They are averaging 26.2 assists per game, which is fifth most in the league. They are also averaging 8.8 steals per game, which is fourth most in the league. Joel Embiid leads the 76ers with team highs of 22.8 points, 12.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. Tobias Harris is averaging 18.1 points, 7.1 rebounds 3.2 assists and 1.1 steals per game, while Ben Simmons is averaging 12.9 points, 8.4 assists, 6.9 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game. Josh Richardson (hamstring) is doubtful for action. Meanwhile, this marks the second game of a back-to-back for the Jazz (12-8), as they are coming off a tough loss in Toronto on Sunday. This marks the fifth and final game of a road trip for the Jazz, where they have gone 1-3 so far. They are 4-7 on the road this season. Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz with a team-high 25.3 points per game. Rudy Gobert is averaging 13.4 points and team highs with 13.9 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 22.1 points, while shooting 46.8 percent from long range. The Jazz are averaging 106.6 points per game and are giving up an average of 103.9 points against. They are shooting 37.9 percent from long range, which is fifth best in the league. They are averaging 8.0 offensive rebounds per game, which is second fewest in the league.
December 2, 2019