NBA Matchup - Clippers Jazz Odds Preview
|Utah Jazz||Los Angeles Clippers|
|16-30||February 01, 2014, 10:30 | STAPLES Center||33-16|
The Jazz will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Clippers in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Saturday in NBA action.
The Jazz will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 23-22-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Clippers are 28-21 ATS. Utah is 22-24 against the total, while Los Angeles is 26-21-2 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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It's a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Clippers and the No. 21-ranked Jazz, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 98-87 result in favor of the Clippers.
Utah was a 95-90 loser in its last match at home against the Warriors. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 185 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Alec Burks scored 26 points for Utah on Friday, but the Warriors managed a 95-90 victory over the Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Clippers were a 111-92 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (203) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Clippers wasted a 27-point performance from Blake Griffin as Golden State ran past them 111-92 on Thursday at Oracle Arena.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 19-rated squad against Utah's No. 24-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 9 in the league with 8.33 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 6.57 per outing.
Utah home to Toronto, Monday, February 3rd
Los Angeles at Denver, Monday, February 3rd