Wizards home to Jazz in NBA betting action
Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Jazz travelling to Washington Saturday to face the Wizards on Saturday.
Supporters of the Jazz have seen them go 4-6 and 4-5-1 ATS so far this season, while the Wizards are at 0-7 and 4-3 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Wizards are 2-5, while the Jazz are 5-4-1.
The Jazz were listed as 4-point favorites at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 191 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 28 (Wizards) and the No. 3 (Jazz) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-88 result in favor of the Jazz is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 19-rated squad against Utah's No. 6-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 6 in the league with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 16 with 6.5 per outing.
Defensively, the Jazz feature the league's No. 26-rated defense on the road, giving up 105 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.
The Jazz were a 99-93 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (192) made winners of OVER bettors. The Jazz endured a 99-93 loss at the hands of the 76ers on Friday, despite a 22-point effort from Paul Millsap at Wells Fargo Center.
In their last action, Washington was a 107-101 loser on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (208) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Wizards endured a 107-101 loss at the hands of the Mavericks on Wednesday, despite a 21-point effort from Jordan Crawford at American Airlines Center.
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Jazz at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games when playing Washington
Utah is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
Utah is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Utah
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Utah
Utah home to Houston, Monday, November 19
Washington home to Indiana, Monday, November 19