San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

NBA San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz Prediction 2/25/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (11-46) travel to face off against the Utah Jazz (26-31) on Sunday, February 25th. This game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City and televised on KJZZ. Both the Spurs and Jazz will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

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The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Spurs is coming off a loss to the Lakers in their latest game, ending with a score of 123-118. Turning the tide, the Spurs picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 66-59.

In their last five games, the Spurs are 1-4 and have an overall record of 11-46. Currently, they rank 15th in the Western Conference and are 5th in the Southwest division.

Against the spread, the Spurs have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 27-30. This season, San Antonio has a 4-1 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 23-29 as underdogs.

The Jazz Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Jazz’s most recent game versus the Hornets saw Lauri Markkanen lead the Jazz with 21 points while shooting 5/14 from the field. Collin Sexton finished 2nd on the team with 17 points, but Utah ended the game with a 115-107 loss.

Across their last ten games, the Jazz are 2-8 and have a 26-31 overall record. In the Western Conference, they are currently 11th and 4th in the Northwest division.

Against the spread, Utah are currently above .500, at 31-26 ATS. In their last two games as favorites, the Jazz have not been able to cover the spread, and they are 21-20 against the spread when they are underdogs.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

San Antonio has recorded an average of 112.1 points per game (24th) throughout 57 games games.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Spurs are 24th in the league in scoring at 112.1 points per game. However, they are just 25th in road scoring at 110.1 points per game.

In terms of pace, San Antonio is 4th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Spurs are 25th in the NBA at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 30th in the league at 34%. However, they are 17th in three-point makes at 12.4 per game. Overall, San Antonio is 19th in two-point shooting at 53%.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

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Leading up to today’s matchup, the Jazz are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 117.8 points per game (9th).

At home, the Jazz are averaging 123.1 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 117.8 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 10th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Jazz are 20th in field goal percentage at 47%. From beyond the arc, they are 11th in made threes but are just 22nd in three-point shooting percentage at 35%. Inside the arc, Utah is 13th in two-point shooting percentage.

So far, the Jazz have outscored the NBA scoring average in 59.6% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 6th in made free throws per game and 11th in attempts. In terms of assists, Utah is 8th in the NBA.

Spurs Team Defense

The Spurs’ defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 120.6 points per contest. For the season, San Antonio is ranked 28th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.9 free-throws per game vs. the Spurs and have an overall field goal percentage of 49.4%.

Jazz Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Jazz’s defense is giving up an average of 120.6 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 59.6% of their games. Opponents are hitting 54.6% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 39.0% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Spurs And Jazz

In today’s game, our projections have Devin Vassell leading the Spurs with 19 points on 7/15 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 18.9 points per game, along with 3.6 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Lauri Markkanen to be the top scorer for the Jazz. Our projection has him finishing the game with 23, and he is expected to secure 8 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 48.9%, and his scoring average is 23.3 points per game.

Spurs vs Jazz Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, San Antonio has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-4, while averaging 111 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Utah has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 117 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, San Antonio has an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Jazz have a straight up record of 6-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 6-4.

Spurs vs Jazz Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +6.5, we recommend going with the Spurs on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 241 and given that our model is projecting 228 points between the teams, we like the under.

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

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