Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 4/14/2024

The Utah Jazz (31-50) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (45-36) on Sunday, April 14th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. The Jazz are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Warriors are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Clippers. Tip-off is set for 3:30 ET.

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The Jazz Are Coming Off A Win

In the game against the Clippers, Kenneth Lofton Jr. was the top scorer for Utah, recording 27 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 46.6%. Keyonte George also added 14 points as the Jazz won the game by a score of 110-109.

As the Jazz prepare to take on the Warriors, they are below .500 at 31-50. At home, the Jazz are 21-20 while going 10-30 on the road this season.

Against the spread, the Jazz have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 41-40. Utah has covered the spread in two consecutive road games, while maintaining an ATS record of 17-23 on the road as opposed to 24-17 at home.

The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Warriors conveyed a message to the Pelicans with a score of 114-109. The Warriors managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 62-48.

As the Warriors prepare to take on the Jazz, they are hoping to add to their overall record of 45-36 which is above .500. In their 81 games, the Warriors have gone 25-26 vs. Western Conference teams and 20-10 in non-conference games.

Presently, Golden State boasts an ATS record of 43-37, which is above .500 against the spread. In their last two home games, Golden State has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 16-23 at home compared to 27-14 on the road.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Utah is averaging 115.7 points per contest. This figure places them 12th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Jazz have been a top-12 team this season, averaging 115.7 points per game. However, their scoring numbers have been better at home (119.5) compared to on the road (111.7).

Utah has been one of the more efficient teams from the free-throw line, ranking 4th in made free throws per game (18.9). In terms of pace, the Jazz are 10th in the league at 99.4 possessions per game.

Heading into this game, the Jazz are 19th in field goal percentage (46%) and have made 12.9 three-pointers per game (13th). However, they have struggled from beyond the arc, shooting just 35% (23rd).

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 117.7 points per game (8th).

When playing at home this season, the Warriors are averaging 117.4 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in scoring at 117.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 11th at 99.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors are 2nd in made threes at 14.8 per game. They are also 5th in three-point shooting percentage at 38%. In terms of overall field goal percentage, Golden State is 13th at 47%.

So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56.8% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 4th in the league at 29.2 per game. When it comes to free throws, Golden State is 26th in made free throws and 28th in attempts.

Jazz Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Jazz will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 120.5 points per game (29th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Jazz defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.0% while allowing 39.4% from downtown.

Warriors Team Defense

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 17th in the league, allowing an average of 115.1 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 53.7% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.9% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Jazz And Warriors

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Collin Sexton will be the primary scorer for the Jazz, with 20 points and going 7/14 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 18.7 points per game, in addition to 2.6 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Stephen Curry to be the top scorer for the Warriors. Our projection has him finishing the game with 26, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45% and is averaging 26.4 points per contest.

Jazz vs Warriors Trends

  • Across the Jazz last five road games, the team averaged 109 points per game while allowing 126. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Golden State has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 8-2 while averaging 115 points per game.
  • Utah has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 1-2.

Jazz vs Warriors Prediction

The Warriors is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 110-98. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Warriors at -8.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 222, and our model predicts the Jazz and Warriors to score a combined 208 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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

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