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|Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers|
The Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at STAPLES Center. Utah won its last outing, a 96-87 result against the Bucks on January 2. The Jazz covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 183 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last action, Los Angeles was a 94-79 loser at home against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (173) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Utah:
Team record: 11-24 SU, 16-18-1 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Team record: 13-19 SU, 18-14 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the LA Lakers last 8 games
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Utah home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, January 7
LA Lakers home to Denver, Sunday, January 5