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Pointspread favors Jazz in battle with Trail Blazers

Portland Trail BlazersUtah Jazz
April 1, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena

Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Odds

33-40TEAM RECORD38-36

Utah will look to improve on its 38-36 record on Monday when they host Portland in NBA odds action at EnergySolutions Arena.

The Jazz sit at 38-36 (39-34-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Trail Blazers are currently 33-40 (33-37-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Utah is 36-37-1 OU, and Portland is 40-33 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Jazz in this one found them as 8.5-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 200 at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jazz sit at No. 16 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Trail Blazers are at No. 20 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Jazz will win this game 99-97.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Utah's No. 13-rated squad against Portland's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 25 in the league with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 8.3 per outing.

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.1 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.

The Trail Blazers were a 125-98 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (223) made winners of OVER bettors. Portland was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Golden State and falling 125-98 at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 116-107 winner as they battled the Nets at home. The Jazz covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 223 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Randy Foye scored 26 points for Utah on Saturday, leading the Jazz to a 116-107 victory over Brooklyn at EnergySolutions Arena.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Denver are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Trail Blazers at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Portland's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 6 games

Next up:
Portland home to Memphis, Wednesday, April 3
Utah home to Denver, Wednesday, April 3