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76ers face Jazz: NBA odds preview

Philadelphia 76ersUtah Jazz
15-38February 12, 2014, 09:00 | EnergySolutions Arena18-33

The 76ers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Jazz in Utah at EnergySolutions Arena on Wednesday in NBA action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Jazz currently sport a record of 18-33, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 25-25-1 ATS. The 76ers are 15-38 and 20-33 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jazz post a 22-29 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the 76ers have gone 26-26-1 against the number.

View Philadelphia 76ers vs Utah Jazz Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Jazz in this one found them as -6.5-point Favorite earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 204 at Bovada.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 23-rated Jazz and the No. 30-rated 76ers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 88-84 win for the Jazz on Wednesday.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 123-80 result against the Warriors on February 10. The 76ers failed to cover in that game as a 15-point underdog, while the 203 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Philadelphia was run off the court by the Warriors on Monday as Golden State blasted them 123-80 at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 96-79 winner as they battled the Lakers on the road. The Jazz covered in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Utah got 24 points from Alec Burks en route to a 96-79 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah's No. 28-ranked offense (94.12 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 30 at 110.49 PPG. The Jazz have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (43.45% on average).

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Cleveland, Tuesday, February 18th
Utah home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, February 19th