San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

NBA San Antonio Spurs vs Utah Jazz Prediction 3/27/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (16-56) travel to face off against the Utah Jazz (29-43) on Wednesday, March 27th. This game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City and televised on KJZZ. The Spurs are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Jazz are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Suns. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

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The Spurs Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Spurs took down the Suns by a score of 104-102. Prior to the game, the Spurs were the underdog at +12, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 206 points ended up below the over/under line of 234.5.

In their last 10 games, the Spurs are 3-7 and come into today’s game vs. the Jazz with an overall record of 16-56. Against Western Conference teams, the Spurs are 10-34 this season and they are 6-22 in non-conference games.

San Antonio comes in with an overall ATS record of 36-36 so far this season. The Spurs maintain an ATS record of 18-18 on the road, while they have a 18-18 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Jazz Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Utah’s most recently played the Mavericks and lost with a final score of 115-105. Heading into the second half, the Jazz were leading 66-61.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Spurs, the Jazz are 29-43 overall and are looking to snap their six game losing skid. When facing other teams in the Western Conference, the Jazz are 14-29 and are 15-14 in non-conference games.

Currently, Utah holds an above .500 ATS record of 37-35 so far this year. The Jazz currently have a two game ATS win streak as the favorite and are 25-29 vs. the spread as underdogs.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

In 72 games games, San Antonio has an average of 111.9 points per game (23rd).

Heading into the game, the Spurs are 23rd in the NBA in scoring at 111.9 points per game. However, they have been better offensively on the road, averaging 110.6 points per game compared to 113.1 at home.

San Antonio has been below the league average in scoring in 55.6% of their games this season. They have also failed to reach their own scoring average in each of their last four games.

When it comes to pace, the Spurs are 4th in the league at 101 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th at 46% and have an effective field goal percentage of 53% (27th).

Jazz Offense Breakdown

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Today, the Jazz enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 116.6 points per game (11th).

At home, the Jazz are averaging 121.1 points per game, which is 6th in the NBA. Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 116.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 9th at 99.7 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Jazz are 13th in made threes per game (13), but their three-point percentage is 20th in the league (35%). Inside the arc, they are 14th in two-point shooting percentage (54%).

Utah’s field goal percentage is 18th in the NBA at 46%. In terms of assists, the Jazz are 10th at 27.8 per game. Additionally, they are 3rd in offensive rebounds.

Spurs Team Defense

At this time, the Spurs’ defense is positioned 25th in the NBA, permitting 119.3 points per game. San Antonio’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 27th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 3rd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.3 rejections per game.

Jazz Team Defense

The Jazz’s defense is presently ranked 28th in the league, allowing an average of 120.8 points per contest. Utah’s defense is currently forcing 14.8 turnovers per game, which is 29th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 9th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.7 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Spurs And Jazz

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Devin Vassell is set to be the main scorer for the Spurs, recording 20 points and shooting 8/16 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 19.2 points per game, along with 3.9 rebounds.

On the other side, Lauri Markkanen is our projected leading scorer for the Jazz. We have him ending the game with a team-high 23 and grabbing 8 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 48%, and he is contributing 23.2 points per game on average.

Spurs vs Jazz Trends

  • In their last five road games, San Antonio has averaged 114 points per game while allowing 120. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-4 while going 3-2.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Utah has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 112 per game. The team went 0-5 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 6-4.
  • The Jazz have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Spurs vs Jazz Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Jazz vs. Spurs game, we suggest taking the Spurs at +3. Even though our predictions have the Jazz winning 106-104, we see the Spurs as the better choice on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 230.5, and our model predicts the Spurs and Jazz to score a combined 210 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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

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