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Jazz visit Nuggets in NBA clash

Utah JazzDenver Nuggets
Dec 28, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Odds


A key NBA battle sees the visiting Jazz travelling to Denver Wednesday to face the Nuggets on Wednesday.

The Nuggets sit at 1-0 (1-0 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Jazz are currently 0-1 (0-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Denver is 1-0 OU, and Utah is 0-1 OU.

View Utah vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Denver opened as 9.5-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 203 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nuggets sit at No. 7 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Jazz are at No. 24 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Nuggets will win this game 116-69.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 4-rated squad against Utah's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 2 in the league with 10 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 with 1 per outing.

Defensively, the Jazz feature the league's No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 96 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

Utah lost its last outing, a 96-71 result against the Lakers on December 27. The Jazz failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 167 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Utah was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Los Angeles and falling 96-71 at STAPLES Center.

In their last action, Denver was a 115-93 winner on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (208) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Dallas was run off the court by the Nuggets on Monday as Denver blasted the Mavericks 115-93 at American Airlines Center.

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 2-8
After playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Jazz at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah's last 7 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Utah's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Utah's last 12 games when playing Denver
Denver is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 7 games when playing at home against Utah
Denver is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Utah
Denver is 17-5-2 ATS in its last 24 games

Next up:
Utah home to Philadelphia, Friday, December 30
Denver at Portland, Thursday, December 29