Atlanta Hawks vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Atlanta Hawks vs Utah Jazz Prediction 3/15/2024

The Atlanta Hawks (29-36) travel to face off against the Utah Jazz (28-37) on Friday, March 15th. This game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City and televised on NBA. Both the Hawks and Jazz will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 9:30 ET.

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The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Hawks conveyed a message to the Trail Blazers with a score of 106-102. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Hawks also couldn’t meet the spread, coming up short as -4.5 point favorites. Concerning the over/under, the total of 208 points remained below the established over/under line of 216.

So far this season, the Hawks are 29-36 overall and will be looking to snap their two game losing streak when they take on the Jazz. When playing against Eastern Conference opponents, the Hawks have gone 17-26 in 43 games, while going 12-10 in non-conference games.

Atlanta currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 22-43 at this point. This season, Atlanta has a 13-24 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 9-19 when playing as underdogs.

The Jazz Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Utah’s most recently played the Celtics and lost with a final score of 123-107. Alonside their straight-up loss, the Jazz failed to cover the spread as +6.5 point underdogs. The game finished with a push on the over/under with the line going into the game being set at 230 points.

Heading into their matchup vs. the Hawks, the Jazz are 28-37 on the season and are hoping to end their three game losing skid. In the Western Conference, the Jazz are 14-23 and have gone 14-14 in non-conference games.

Utah currently has an ATS record of 35-30, placing them above .500 against the spread. This season, Utah has a 12-6 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 23-24 when playing as underdogs.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

The Hawks step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 119.4 points per game (5th).

So far this season, the Hawks are one of the top offensive teams in the NBA, averaging 119.4 points per game (5th). However, they have been slightly better at home (122.5 PPG) compared to on the road (116.1 PPG).

When it comes to pace, Atlanta is one of the faster teams in the league, ranking 5th with 100.5 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Hawks are 23rd in the league at 46%.

One area where Atlanta has excelled is getting to the free-throw line. They are 3rd in the NBA in free throws made per game (19.6) and 5th in free throw attempts (24.3).

Jazz Offense Breakdown

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The Utah offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 9th ranked offense at 117.6 points per game.

At home, the Jazz are one of the league’s best offensive teams, averaging 122.7 points per game (5th). Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 117.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 9th in the NBA.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Jazz are 10th in both three-point makes (13.3) and attempts (37.1) per game. However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 36% (18th).

Utah’s field goal percentage is 19th in the NBA at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 17th in both makes and attempts. At the free-throw line, the Jazz are 6th in makes (18.9) and 11th in attempts (22.9).

Hawks Team Defense

So far, the Hawks’ defense is ranked 28th in the league at 121.2 points per contest. Atlanta struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Trail Blazers, giving up 13. For the game, Portland scored 106 points in the game.

Jazz Team Defense

On defense, the Jazz come into the game ranked 27th in the league in points allowed at 120.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 128 points per contest (21st). Utah struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Celtics, giving up 9. For the game, Boston scored 123 points in the game.

Key Players For The Hawks And Jazz

For today’s matchup, we project Dejounte Murray to lead the scoring for the Hawks, putting up 22 points and shooting at a rate of 8/18. This season, he is averaging 22.1 points per game along with 5.2 boards.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Collin Sexton to be the top scorer for the Jazz. Our projection has him finishing the game with 19, and he is expected to secure 3 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 48.4% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 18.2 points per game.

Hawks vs Jazz Trends

  • The Hawks are 2-1 ATS in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Jazz have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 3-7 vs. the spread. The team averaged 115 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the underdog, Utah has an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • The Hawks have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Hawks vs Jazz Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Hawks to secure the win, with an expected final score of 112-105. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -2.5.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 224, and our model projects the Hawks and Jazz to reach a combined total of 217 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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