Utah and Toronto face off in non-conference showdown

Toronto Raptors (7-8, 10th in Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (9-5, fourth in Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: OG Anunoby and the Toronto Raptors visit Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz in a non-conference showdown.

The Jazz went 5-2 in home games. Utah is averaging 110.9 points and ahead of its opponents by 8.7 points per game.

The Raptors are 5-2 on the road. Toronto leads the league with 13.3 offensive rebounds per game led by Khem Birch with an average of 3.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mitchell shoots 32.0% from beyond the arc with 3.2 points at 3 points per game for the Jazz, averaging 24.6 points, 4.9 assists and 1.8 steals . Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 17.9 points in the last 10 games for Utah.

Anunoby is averaging 20.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.5 steals for the Raptors. Fred VanVleet is averaging 3.6 points scored at 3 points in the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 5-5, averaging 109.1 points, 45.9 rebounds, 21.4 assists, 7.6 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field . Their opponents average 104.3 points per game.

Raptors: 5-5, averaging 107.0 points, 42.4 rebounds, 20.6 assists, 9.5 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. Their opponents average 108.3 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gay: absent (rest), Elijah Hughes: absent (illness).

Raptors: Chris Boucher: day to day (back), Precious Achiuwa: day to day (shoulder), Yuta Watanabe: outside (calf).

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