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Jazz vs. Pistons in NBA betting

The Palace of Auburn Hills features an NBA battle between the host Detroit Pistons and the visiting Utah Jazz in betting action on Saturday.

The Pistons are 21-39 so far on the season, and 32-28 ATS vs. the number. The Jazz, meanwhile, are 32-27 and 26-32-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 32-28 and the Jazz go 30-28-1 on the totals.

View Utah vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 26 (Pistons) and the No. 22 (Jazz) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 98-94 result in favor of the Jazz is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 26-ranked offense (95 PPG) against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 18 at 99.7 PPG. The Pistons have averaged 45% from the field per game, less than the Jazz have managed so far this season (46.2% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Jazz own the league's No. 17-rated mark, allowing 100.4 points per game when on the road. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in home scoring.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 95-84 winner as they battled the Pacers on the road. The Jazz covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 179 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Al Jefferson went off for 30 points and added 9 rebounds leading Utah to a 95-84 win over Indiana on Friday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 110-94 result against the 76ers on February 25. The Pistons failed to cover in that game as a 11-point underdog, while the 204 combined points took the game OVER the total. Detroit got 29 points from Will Bynum en route to a 110-94 loss against Philadelphia on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7


A few Jazz at Pistons trends to consider:
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Utah's last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Utah
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games when playing Utah

Next up:
Utah home to Boston, Monday, February 28
Detroit at Milwaukee, Tuesday, March 1

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