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Phoenix favored by 4 against Utah on Wednesday

Utah JazzPhoenix Suns
March 14, 10:30 PM | US Airways Center

Utah Jazz vs Phoenix Suns Odds

20-21TEAM RECORD19-22

The visiting Jazz hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at US Airways Center against the Suns.

Phoenix will face the 20-21 Jazz, who own a 20-20-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Suns are 14-25-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jazz are 20-20-1 favoring the OVER.

View Utah vs Phoenix Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Suns as 4-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 198.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Suns, currently No. 21 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Jazz, who rate No. 18 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 96-95 victory for the Jazz.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Phoenix's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 95.6 PPG, against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 21 at 97.8 PPG. The Suns field goal percentage has averaged 45.1% so far, less than the Jazz shooters have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.

Defensively, the Jazz feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 101.8 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 in the league in scoring at home.

The Jazz were a 105-90 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pistons. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors. Detroit was victimized by Al Jefferson for 33 points as the Jazz defeated the Pistons 105-90 in NBA action on Monday.

In their last action, Phoenix was a 127-124 loser at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (251) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Jared Dudley went off for 28 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Minnesota defeated Phoenix, 127-124 at US Airways Center.

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

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

Next up:
Utah home to Minnesota, Thursday, March 15
Phoenix at LA Clippers, Thursday, March 15

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