Utah Jazz vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Utah Jazz vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction 2/27/2024

The Utah Jazz (27-31) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (25-32) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on BSSE. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Jazz Are Coming Off A Win

The Jazz’s most recent matchup against the Spurs saw Lauri Markkanen lead the Jazz with 26 points while shooting 10/18 from the field. Jordan Clarkson also contributed 22 points as the Jazz won by a score of 128-109 vs. the Spurs.

In their quest to reach .500, the Jazz come into today’s game vs. the Hawks with a record of 27-31. At home this season, the Jazz are 18-11 while going 9-20 on the road.

Utah arrives with an ATS record of 32-26 for the season up to this point. This season, Utah has a 11-6 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 21-20 as underdogs.

The Hawks Are Coming Off A Win

The Hawks’ most recent matchup against the Magic saw Dejounte Murray lead the Hawks with 25 points while shooting 11/20 from the field. As the Hawks secured the victory with a final score of 109-92, Jalen Johnson also chipped in with 21 points.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Jazz, the Hawks are 25-32 this season and are trying to get to .500. At home, the Hawks are 14-16 while going 11-16 on the road.

Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 18-39 for the season so far. On the road, the Hawks have an ATS record of 9-18 compared to a 9-21 record vs. the spread at home.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

The Utah offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 9th ranked offense at 118 points per game.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Jazz are 9th in the NBA in scoring at 118 points per game. However, they have been better at home, averaging 123.2 points compared to 112.8 on the road.

Utah’s offense has been efficient this season, ranking 15th in true shooting percentage. They are also 8th in pace, averaging 100.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Jazz have attempted the 9th most threes in the league but are just 22nd in three-point percentage at 35%. They are 11th in three-point makes at 13.3 per game.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

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The Hawks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 121.1 points per game (4th).

This season, the Hawks have been one of the most potent offenses in the league, ranking 4th overall in scoring at 121.1 points per game. At home, they have been even better, averaging 123.5 points per game.

So far, the Hawks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 63.2% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 4th in the league at 101.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Hawks have been solid from beyond the arc, making an average of 13.7 threes per game (6th). However, they are just 23rd in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 20th in the league.

Jazz Team Defense

Facing Atlanta, the Jazz aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 120.4 points allowed per game (25th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Jazz defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.5% while allowing 39.0% from downtown.

Hawks Team Defense

Facing Utah, the Hawks aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 123.3 points allowed per game (29th). Opponents are hitting 57.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 39.2% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Jazz And Hawks

For today’s matchup, we project Lauri Markkanen to lead the scoring for the Jazz, putting up 23 points and shooting at a rate of 8/16. During this season, he is delivering an average of 23.4 points per game, along with 8.5 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Dejounte Murray to be the top scorer for the Hawks. Our projection has him finishing the game with 21, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46.7% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.6 points per game.

Jazz vs Hawks Trends

  • Although Utah has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 5-5. The team averaged 118 points per game in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Hawks have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 3-7 vs. the spread. The team averaged 114 points per game in this stretch.
  • The last ten games that Utah was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Hawks have a straight up record of 6-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.

Jazz vs Hawks Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +2, we have the Jazz as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 236.5, and our model projects the Jazz and Hawks to reach a combined total of 214 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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