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Utah favored by 5 against Cleveland on Tuesday

Cleveland CavaliersUtah Jazz
Jan 10, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Utah Jazz Odds

4-4TEAM RECORD5-3

The Utah Jazz host Cleveland on Tuesday, looking to build on their 5-3 mark against the 4-4 Cavaliers in NBA action at EnergySolutions Arena.

The Jazz bring a 5-3 record (4-4 ATS) to the battle against the 4-4 Cavaliers, who are 5-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go 3-5 so far and the Cavaliers go 3-5.

View Cleveland vs Utah Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Jazz as 5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 188.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 23-rated Jazz and the No. 20-rated Cavaliers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 94-90 win for the Cavaliers on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Utah's No. 14-rated squad against Cleveland's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 28 in the league with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 7.8 per outing.

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 92.8 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

The Cavaliers were a 98-78 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 10.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (176) made winners of UNDER bettors. Cleveland was crushed on Sunday, getting run out of the gym by Portland and falling 98-78 at Rose Garden.

Last time out for Utah, they were an 88-87 winner as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Jazz covered in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Utah earned an 88-87 victory over Golden State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Gordon Hayward at Oracle Arena.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Portland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Cavaliers at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Utah
Cleveland is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Utah
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games

Next up:
Cleveland at Phoenix, Thursday, January 12
Utah home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, January 11

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