Chicago Bulls vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Chicago Bulls vs Utah Jazz Prediction 3/6/2024

The Chicago Bulls (29-32) travel to face off against the Utah Jazz (28-34) on Wednesday, March 6th. This game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

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The Bulls Are Coming Off A Win

Coby White led Chicago with 37 points against the Kings, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 50% in the game. As the Bulls secured the victory with a final score of 113-109, DeMar DeRozan also chipped in with 33 points.

Coming into today’s matchup vs. the Jazz, the Bulls have an overall record of 29-32. Over their last three games, they are 2-1. In the Eastern Conference, the Bulls are currently ranked 9th and are 4th in the Central division.

Chicago has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 32-28 against the spread. Chicago has covered the spread in four consecutive road games, while maintaining an ATS record of 16-13 on the road as opposed to 16-15 at home.

The Jazz Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Jazz took down the Wizards by a score of 127-115. The Jazz not only secured a straight-up victory in this game but also covered the spread as -5-point favorites. The over/under line entering this matchup was 241.5 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

As of now, the Jazz are 28-34 overall and are 1-2 in their last three games. In the Western Conference, they are 11th and are 4th in the Northwest division.

Utah comes in with an overall ATS record of 34-28 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Jazz hold an ATS record of 14-18 in contrast to a 20-10 record against the spread when playing at home.

Bulls Offense Breakdown

Through 61 games the Bulls are averaging 111.7 points per contest, placing them 25th in the NBA.

On the season, the Bulls are averaging 111.7 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 23rd at 46%. Chicago is 27th in pace at 97 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bulls are 23rd in percentage at 35%. They are also 23rd in three-point attempts at 32.6 per game. In terms of assists, Chicago is 27th in the league at 24.6 per game.

When looking at their scoring splits, the Bulls have scored 111.6 points per game on the road compared to 111.7 at home. In terms of free throws, they are 22nd in attempts and 19th in made free throws.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Utah offense is the 9th ranked unit in the NBA, at 117.7 points per contest.

The Jazz are one of the highest-scoring teams in the league at home, averaging 123.4 points per game (5th). Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 117.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Utah is 20th in the league at 46%. They are also 7th in pace at 100.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Jazz are 12th in made threes per game (13.4) and 9th in three-point attempts (37.2). However, their three-point shooting percentage is just 36% (18th).

Utah has been one of the best teams in the NBA at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 10th in attempts at 23.2 per game. They are also 8th in assists at 28.3 per game.

Bulls Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Bulls’ defense is giving up an average of 113.1 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Bulls’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.6% and allowing 36.8% from beyond the arc.

Jazz Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Jazz is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 120.4 points per game (26th). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Jazz are forcing 15.1 per game, which is 30th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 7th in blocked shots at 5.9 per game.

Key Players For The Bulls And Jazz

Our projections for today’s game indicate that DeMar DeRozan will be the primary scorer for the Bulls, with 23 points and going 8/17 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 22.9 points per game, along with 4.1 rebounds.

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. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 48.7%, and his scoring average is 18.1 points per game.

Bulls vs Jazz Trends

  • Across the Bulls last ten road games, the team averaged 116 points per game while allowing 113. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 8-2, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • In their last three games at home, the Jazz have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 108 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 last ten games that Chicago was favored, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 6-4 straight up.

Bulls vs Jazz Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Bulls vs. Jazz matchup, we’re leaning towards the Jazz at +4.5. Although our projections show the Bulls winning 111-109, we suggest placing your bet on the Jazz for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 223.5 and given that our model is projecting 220 points between the teams, we like the under.

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

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