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Nets vs Jazz Betting Matchup Report

Utah JazzBrooklyn Nets
Dec 18, 7:30 PM | Barclays Center

Utah Jazz vs Brooklyn Nets Odds

13-12TEAM RECORD13-10

The NBA betting slate features a clash between Brooklyn and Utah on Tuesday, with the host Nets trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Nets currently sports a record of 13-10, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-10-1 ATS. The Jazz are 13-12 and 11-13-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Nets post a 9-14 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Jazz have gone 12-12-1 against the number.

View Utah vs Brooklyn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Nets in this one, they were listed earlier as 5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 196.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Nets at No. 14 and the Jazz at No. 16 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 99-98 result in favor of the Nets.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Brooklyn's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95.9 PPG, against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 20 at 99.2 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, less than the Jazz shooters have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Jazz own the league's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 103 points per game when playing on the road. Brooklyn, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring on their home court.

The Jazz were a 99-86 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (185) made winners of UNDER bettors. Al Jefferson scored 21 points in a failed effort to lead the Jazz to victory (they lost 99-86 to Memphis at EnergySolutions Arena on Saturday).

Last time out for Brooklyn, they were an 83-82 loser as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Nets covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 165 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Deron Williams scored 24 points in a failed effort to lead the Nets to victory (they lost 83-82 to Chicago at United Center on Saturday).

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Jazz at Nets trends to consider:
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Utah's last 19 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Utah's last 10 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Utah is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Brooklyn's last 19 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 10 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Brooklyn's last 13 games

Next up:
Utah at Indiana, Wednesday, December 19
Brooklyn at New York, Wednesday, December 19

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