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Philadelphia 76ers vs Utah Jazz Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting 76ers travelling to Utah Monday to face the Jazz on Monday.
This season the Jazz are 34-36 overall and 35-34-1 ATS against the number, while the 76ers are 27-42 and 33-35-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Utah is 33-36-1 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 36-33.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Jazz as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed earler at 194, but may be on the move at Bovada and other top sites.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Jazz and the No. 23-ranked 76ers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 96-93 result in favor of the Jazz.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Utah's No. 14-rated squad against Philadelphia's No. 21-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 25 in the league with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 6.3 per outing.
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, giving up 97.2 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.
Philadelphia won its last outing, a 117-103 result against the Kings on March 24. The 76ers covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 220 combined points took the game OVER the total. The 76ers grabbed a 117-103 win over the Kings on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Dorell Wright at Power Balance Pavilion.
In their last action, Utah was a 113-108 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (221) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Utah suffered a 113-108 loss against Dallas on Sunday, getting 17 points from Enes Kanter in a losing effort at American Airlines Center.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few 76ers at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Utah
Philadelphia is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games at home
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia home to Milwaukee, Wednesday, March 27
Utah home to Phoenix, Wednesday, March 27