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Utah JazzLos Angeles Lakers
April 5, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

36-41TEAM RECORD55-21

The Lakers hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Jazz pay a visit to STAPLES Center in NBA betting action.

The Jazz will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 31-44-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Lakers are 37-39 ATS. Utah is 40-36-1 against the total, while Los Angeles is 30-46 versus the number.

View Utah vs LA Lakers Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 25-rated Jazz taking on the No. 1-rated Lakers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 106-98 win for the Lakers on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 9-ranked offense (101.8 PPG) against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 19 at 101.7 PPG. The Lakers have averaged 46.5% from the field per game, more than the Jazz have managed so far this season (46.4% on average).

Defensively, the Jazz feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 103.2 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Utah lost its last outing, a 106-97 result against the Kings on April 3. The Jazz failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 203 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Jazz endured a 106-97 loss at the hands of the Kings on Sunday, despite a 21-point effort from Paul Millsap at Power Balance Pavilion.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 95-90 loser at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got 28 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 95-90 loss against Denver on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 9-1
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Los Angeles Lakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Golden State are 7-3
After playing Denver are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Jazz at Lakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Utah's last 12 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
Utah is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
Utah is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
LA Lakers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Utah
LA Lakers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games at home
LA Lakers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games
LA Lakers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Utah

Next up:
Utah home to Portland, Thursday, April 7
LA Lakers at Golden State, Wednesday, April 6