Utah Jazz vs New York Knicks in NBA odds tilt
New York Knicks vs Utah Jazz Odds
The Utah Jazz host New York on Monday, looking to build on their 34-32 mark against the 38-26 Knicks in NBA action at EnergySolutions Arena.
The Jazz bring a 34-32 record (32-33-1 ATS) to the battle against the 38-26 Knicks, who are 31-32-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go 31-34-1 so far and the Knicks go 30-32-2. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Jazz rated this week at No. 18 and the Knicks sitting at No. 12. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 101-97 result in favor of the Knicks today.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah's No. 14-ranked offense (98.1 PPG) against a Knicks defense that ranks No. 10 at 96.2 PPG. The Jazz have averaged 44.9% from the field per game, more than the Knicks have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).
Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, giving up 97.7 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, New York was a 93-80 loser on the road against the Clippers. They earned a push of the 13-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (173) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. New York got 17 points from J.R. Smith but lost anyway 93-80 against the Clippers on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Last time out for Utah, they were a 90-84 winner as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Jazz covered in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Jazz grabbed a 90-84 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Gordon Hayward at EnergySolutions Arena.
New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Knicks at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York's last 10 games
New York is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
New York is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games at home
Utah is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
New York home to Orlando, Wednesday, March 20
Utah at Houston, Wednesday, March 20