Jazz battle vs Trail Blazers highlights NBA odds
|Portland Trail Blazers||Utah Jazz|
|17-4||December 09, 2013, 09:00 | EnergySolutions Arena||4-18|
The Utah Jazz host Portland on Monday, looking to build on their 4-18 mark against the 17-4 Trail Blazers in NBA action at EnergySolutions Arena.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Jazz are 4-18 so far on the season, and 9-12-1 ATS vs. the number. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 17-4 and 15-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go 10-12 and the Trail Blazers go 15-6 on the totals.
View Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Odds and Stats.
The Jazz were listed as a 7-point underdogs at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 200.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.
The Jazz - Trail Blazers odds would favor the Trail Blazers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Utah is rated No. 27 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Trail Blazers sit at No. 1. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 98-83 win for the Trail Blazers.
The Trail Blazers were a 108-106 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. Portland got 32 points from Damian Lillard en route to a 108-106 loss at the hands of Portland on Saturday at Rose Garden.
The Jazz were a 112-102 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. The Jazz got 22 points from Gordon Hayward, but it was Sacramento that prevailed in a 112-102 final on Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Utah's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 92 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 18 at 100.19 PPG. The Jazz field goal percentage has averaged 42.88% so far, less than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.72% per game.
Portland home to Houston, Thursday, December 12th
Utah at Sacramento, Wednesday, December 11th