Utah vs Golden State Betting Pick
The Golden State Warriors have picked up four straight ATS wins over the Utah Jazz as those Western Conference teams meet in NBA betting action on Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Warriors are 2-2 SU but 4-0 ATS over their past four games against the Jazz, and 7-3 ATS overall in their last 10 meetings. Golden State got past Utah 94-83 as a 4-point road underdog in the first meeting of the season between the teams on December 26.
Supporters of the Warriors have seen them go 30-22 and 27-23-2 ATS so far this season, while the Jazz are at 30-24 and 26-27-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Jazz are 25-28-1, while the Warriors are 33-19.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 9-rated Warriors taking on the No. 19-rated Jazz in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-99 win for the Warriors on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah's No. 11-ranked offense (98.3 PPG) against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 24 at 101.2 PPG. The Jazz have averaged 45.2% from the field per game, less than the Warriors have managed so far this season (45.6% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 104.3 points per game when playing on the road. Utah, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 116-107 loser as they battled the Rockets at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 223 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Golden State got 27 points from Stephen Curry en route to a 116-107 loss against Houston on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.
In their last action, Utah was a 97-93 winner on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (190) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Utah earned a 97-93 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Paul Millsap at Target Center.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
A few Warriors at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Golden State's last 12 games when playing Utah
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Golden State's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Utah's last 12 games when playing Golden State
Utah is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Utah is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Golden State
Golden State home to Phoenix, Wednesday, February 20
Utah at LA Clippers, Saturday, February 23