Spurs vs Jazz Betting Preview
|Utah Jazz||San Antonio Spurs|
|13-26||January 15, 2014, 08:00 | AT&T Center||30-8|
The visiting Jazz hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at AT&T Center against the Spurs.
The Spurs sit at 30-8 (20-18 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Jazz are currently 13-26 (18-20-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? San Antonio is 23-15 OU, and Utah is 19-20 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
View Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs Odds and Stats.
The Spurs - Jazz odds would favor the Spurs if the lines were set according to power ranks. San Antonio is rated No. 9 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Jazz sit at No. 24. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 99-85 win for the Spurs.
Last time out for Utah, they were a 118-103 winner as they battled the Nuggets at home. The Jazz covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 221 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Alec Burks poured in 34 points for Utah on Monday, as they defeated Denver 118-103 at EnergySolutions Arena.
In their last action, San Antonio was a 101-95 winner on the road against the Pelicans. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. San Antonio got 27 points from Tony Parker en route to a 101-95 victory over New Orleans on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jazz rank No. 26 in the league with 41.23 per game. That compares with San Antonio’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where San Antonio is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.21 per game, while the Jazz rate No. 24 with 6.59 per contest.
Utah at Detroit, Friday, January 17th
San Antonio home to Portland, Friday, January 17th