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Rockets vs Jazz Betting Matchup Report

Utah JazzHouston Rockets
March 20, 7:00 PM | Toyota Center

Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Odds

36-33TEAM RECORD36-34

The Rockets will try to cover the spread at Toyota Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the Jazz in basketball action.

Houston will face the 36-33 Jazz, who own a 29-39-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rockets are 35-35 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jazz are 38-30-1 favoring the OVER.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rockets sit at No. 11 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Jazz are at No. 24 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Rockets will win this game 104-102.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 3-ranked offense (105.4 PPG) against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 19 at 101.3 PPG. The Rockets have averaged 45.4% from the field per game, less than the Jazz have managed so far this season (46.6% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Jazz own the league's No. 19-rated mark, allowing 102.8 points per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in home scoring.

In their last action, Utah was a 119-104 winner at home against the Timberwolves. They covered the 5.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (223) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Timberwolves were burned for 40 points by C.J. Miles on Wednesday as the Jazz picked up a 119-104 win at EnergySolutions Arena.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 93-77 winner as they battled the Celtics at home. The Rockets covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog, while 170 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kevin Martin scored 25 points for Houston on Friday, leading the Rockets to a 93-77 victory over Boston at Toyota Center.

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

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

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

Next up:
Utah at Memphis, Monday, March 21
Houston home to Golden State, Wednesday, March 23

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