Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 4/7/2024

The Utah Jazz (29-48) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (42-35) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both the Jazz and Warriors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:30 ET.

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The Jazz Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Jazz lost to the Clippers with a final score of 131-102. The Jazz turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 75-42.

When playing on the road this season, the Jazz are 9-29 compared to their 20-19 record at home. Overall, the Jazz are 29-48 and are +11.5 underdogs today.

Utah has an ATS record of 38-39 so far this season which includes their current three game losing streak vs. the spread. When playing on the road, the Jazz hold an ATS record of 15-23 in contrast to a 23-16 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Warriors fell to the Mavericks by a score of 108-106. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Warriors also couldn’t meet the spread, coming up short as -1 point favorites. Considering the over/under, the total of 214 points fell short of the set over/under line of 223.

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors are 42-35 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In Western Conference matchups, the Warriors are 22-25 compared to 20-10 in non-conference games.

In terms of the spread, Golden State currently holds an ATS record of 42-34, which is above .500. On the road, the Warriors have an ATS record of 26-13, as opposed to a 16-21 record against the spread when playing at home.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

The Utah offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 12th ranked offense at 116 points per game.

When playing on the road, the Jazz are averaging 111.8 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. Overall, they are 12th in scoring at 116 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 7th with 99.7 possessions per game.

Utah’s offense is 19th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are 18th in two-point shooting at 54% but have struggled from three-point range, hitting just 35% of their attempts (22nd).

So far this season, the Jazz have outscored the NBA average in 55.8% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 3rd in made free throws at 18.9 per game.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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Today, the Warriors enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 117.8 points per game (8th).

At home, the Warriors are averaging 117.6 points per game this season, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in the league at 117.8 points per contest. Golden State is 3rd in three-point attempts and makes (14.7 per game).

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Warriors are 15th in the NBA at 54%. Overall, they are 15th in field goal percentage (47%).

Golden State is 11th in pace at 99.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 4th in the league at 29.2 per contest.

Jazz Team Defense

Currently, the Jazz’s defense holds the 29th rank in the NBA, allowing 120.8 points per game. In their previous game, the Jazz’s defense struggled against the Clippers, giving up 131 points on a field goal percentage of 38%.

Warriors Team Defense

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 18th in the league, allowing an average of 115.5 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.7% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Jazz And Warriors

In today’s game, our projections have Collin Sexton leading the Jazz with 20 points on 7/14 shooting 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 Jonathan Kuminga to be the top scorer for the Warriors. Our projection has him finishing the game with 18, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 52.9% and is averaging 16.3 points per contest.

Jazz vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Jazz have a straight up record of 0-10 while going 2-8 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 109 points per game in these contests.
  • Although Golden State has a straight up record of 2-1 in their last three home games, they have not held up as well vs. the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 118 points per game in these games.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Jazz have a straight up record of 0-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-4.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have a straight up record of 6-4 and an ATS mark of 5-5.

Jazz vs Warriors Prediction

In this Jazz vs. Warriors matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Jazz at +11.5. While we project the Warriors to win 114-105, our recommendation is to bet on the Jazz for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 227, and our model projects the Jazz and Warriors to reach a combined total of 219 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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

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