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Utah JazzCleveland Cavaliers
March 5, 7:00 PM | Quicken Loans Arena

Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

17-19TEAM RECORD13-22

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Jazz travelling to Cleveland Monday to face the Cavaliers on Monday.

The Cavaliers sport records of 13-22 and 18-17 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Jazz sit at 17-19 and 18-17-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 16-19 for the Cavaliers and 16-19-1 for the Jazz.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 20-rated Jazz taking on the No. 23-rated Cavaliers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 95-92 win for the Jazz on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 22-ranked offense (93.7 PPG) against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 22 at 97.5 PPG. The Cavaliers have averaged 42.6% from the field per game, less than the Jazz have managed so far this season (45.2% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Jazz own the league's No. 26-rated mark, allowing 101.8 points per game when on the road. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in home scoring.

In their last action, Utah was a 102-96 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (198) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Jazz got 24 points from Paul Millsap, but it was Dallas that prevailed in a 102-96 final on Saturday at American Airlines Center.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 101-98 loser as they battled the Wizards on the road. The Cavaliers covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 199 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cleveland got 29 points from Antawn Jamison en route to a 101-98 loss against Washington on Saturday at Verizon Center.

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Charlotte are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Denver are 7-3
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Jazz at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Utah is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Utah's last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland's last 14 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 14 games

Next up:
Utah at Charlotte, Wednesday, March 7
Cleveland at Denver, Wednesday, March 7

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