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NBA Betting Line Favors Utah Jazz over New Orleans Pelicans

Betting NBA fans will be looking to hit pay dirt for their pick on Wednesday when the Utah Jazz try to run the New Orleans Pelicans off the court at EnergySolutions Arena in NBA betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Utah Jazz installed as -4.5-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 200.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 104-102 win for the Jazz. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Utah Jazz Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Utah battles the New Orleans Pelicans, currently with a 6-18 mark (8-16 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 8-14 for the Utah Jazz and 10-14 for the New Orleans Pelicans. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Utah vs New Orleans injuries news.

This game pits the Utah Jazz, currently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the New Orleans Pelicans, who rate No. 22 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Utah's No. 24-rated NBA squad against New Orleans's No. 25-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 23 in the league with 7.65 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 8.75 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Anthony Davis scored 28 points for New Orleans on Monday, but the Trail Blazers managed a 105-101 victory over the Pelicans at Moda Center.

Utah was run off the court by the Spurs on Monday as San Antonio blasted them 118-81 at AT&T Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • New Orleans is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Utah is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Utah is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah's last 9 games at home
  • Utah is 6-1-2 ATS in its last 9 games when playing New Orleans

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Phoenix, Friday, December 18th
Utah home to Denver, Friday, December 18th