Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Odds
The Jazz will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Rockets in Houston at Toyota Center on Wednesday in NBA action.
The Rockets currently sports a record of 32-25, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 31-25-1 ATS. The Jazz are 30-28 and 28-28-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rockets post a 26-31 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Jazz have gone 29-28-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Jazz before tip-off in this one will find them as 5.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 198.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockets rated this week at No. 17 and the Jazz sitting at No. 15. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 100-98 result in favor of the Rockets today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 16-rated squad against Utah's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 12 in the league with 7.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 30 with 3.9 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Jazz own the league's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 103.1 points per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in home scoring.
Last time out for Utah, they were a 91-84 winner as they battled the Spurs at home. The Jazz covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Devin Harris scored 25 points for Utah on Monday, leading the Jazz to a 91-84 victory over San Antonio at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Rockets were a 94-89 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (183) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Rockets grabbed a 94-89 win over the Trail Blazers on Monday, behind a 22-point effort from Goran Dragic at Rose Garden.
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing New Orleans are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Jazz at Rockets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Utah's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 6 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games at home
Utah at New Orleans, Friday, April 13
Houston home to Phoenix, Friday, April 13