Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Prediction 2/15/2024

The Golden State Warriors (26-26) travel to face off against the Utah Jazz (26-29) on Thursday, February 15th. This game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City and televised on NBCS. Both the Warriors and Jazz will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 9:00 ET.

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The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Warriors is coming off a loss to the Clippers in their latest game, ending with a score of 130-125. In addition, to losing the game straight-up, the Warriors lost vs. the spread as -4 point favorites. Before the game, the over/under line was 237 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

With a win in their next game against the Jazz, the Warriors can go above .500. Overall, the Warriors are 26-26, going 12-12 on the road and 14-14 at home.

Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 27-24 so far this season. The Warriors maintain an ATS record of 16-8 on the road, while they have a 11-16 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Jazz Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Jazz lost to the Lakers with a final score of 138-122. In addition, to losing the game straight-up, the Jazz lost vs. the spread as -4.5 point favorites. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 240.5 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.

In the Western Conference, the Jazz are 11th and are also 4th in the Northwest division. Coming into today’s game vs. the Warriors, they are 26-29 on the season.

Utah has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 31-24 against the spread. In their last two home games, Utah has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 18-8 at home compared to 13-16 on the road.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Golden State offense is the 6th ranked unit in the NBA, at 119.3 points per contest.

On the road this season, the Warriors are averaging 120.5 points per game, which is 3rd in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in the league in scoring at 119.3 points per contest. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 61.5% of their games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Golden State is 2nd in the league in made threes per game (15). They are also 6th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. In terms of pace, the Warriors are 9th in the NBA at 100.2 possessions per game.

So far, the Warriors have been an efficient offensive team. They are 17th in field goal percentage (47%) and 12th in true shooting percentage. In terms of assists, Golden State is 4th in the league at 28.7 per game.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Utah offense is the 11th ranked unit in the NBA, at 117.7 points per contest.

At home, the Jazz are averaging 123.2 points per game, which is 4th in the NBA. Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 117.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 10th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game.

So far, the Jazz have outscored the NBA average in 60% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 47% from the field, which is 20th in the league. From three-point range, Utah is hitting 35% of their shots, which is 22nd in the NBA.

When it comes to assists, the Jazz are 8th in the league at 28.3 per game. In terms of free throws, Utah is 8th in made free throws at 18.9 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 2nd in the NBA at 12.8 per game.

Warriors Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 117.8 points per contest. Golden State’s defense is currently forcing 13.8 turnovers per game, which is 23rd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.1 rejections per game.

Jazz Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Jazz’s defense is giving up an average of 120.4 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 60.0% of their games. 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 6th in blocked shots at 6 per game.

Key Players For The Warriors And Jazz

In today’s game, we anticipate Stephen Curry leading the scoring for the Warriors, contributing 28 points while shooting 9/20 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 28.3 points per game, in addition to 4.4 rebounds.

As for Utah, Lauri Markkanen is projected to be the primary scorer for the Jazz. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 25, and adding 9 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 49.9%, and he is contributing 23.4 points per game on average.

Warriors vs Jazz Trends

  • In their last five road games, Golden State has averaged 126 points per game while allowing 111 . The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Utah has an ATS record of 0-3 while averaging 110 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Utah was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a straight up record of 6-4 and an ATS mark of 6-4.

Warriors vs Jazz Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Warriors to win, and have the projected score sitting at 138-136. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Warriors at -1.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 237.5, and our model projects the Warriors and Jazz to reach a combined total of 274 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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

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