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Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The NBA betting odds slate features a clash between the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz on Friday, with the host Celtics trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their betting slips.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Boston Celtics as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -6.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 198.5 for Friday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 103-98 win for the Celtics on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Celtics are 24-6 so far on the NBA season, and 20-8-2 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Utah Jazz, meanwhile, are 13-15 and 15-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 15-15 and the Jazz go 14-13-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Utah injuries news.

The Celtics - Jazz betting odds would favor the Jazz if the lines were set according to power rankings. Boston is rated No. 7 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Utah Jazz sit at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 19-ranked offense averaging 103.93 PPG, against a Utah Jazz defense that ranks No. 4 at 100.04 PPG. The Boston Celtics field goal percentage has averaged 45.14% so far, less than the Utah Jazz shooters have achieved on the year, 45.46% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Jazz got a terrific 32-point performance from Donovan Mitchell but Chicago handed them a 103-100 defeat on Wednesday at United Center.

Kyrie Irving went off for 33 points and added 1 rebounds leading Boston to a 124-118 win over Denver on Wednesday at TD Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Utah is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Utah is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games
  • Utah is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 14 games
  • Boston is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Utah at Cleveland, Saturday, December 16th
Boston at Memphis, Saturday, December 16th