Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 4/12/2024

The Utah Jazz (30-50) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (51-29) on Friday, April 12th. This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and televised on BSSC. The Jazz are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Clippers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rockets. Tip-off is set for 10:30 ET.

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The Jazz Are Coming Off A Win

The Jazz notched a win against the Rockets in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 124-121. Heading into the game, the Jazz were the underdogs at +11 giving them both a straight-up and ATS win. Before the game, the over/under line was 226.5 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

As they prepare to face the Clippers, the Jazz have a 30-50 record this season. When playing on the road, the Jazz are 9-30 compared to 21-20 at home.

Utah has an ATS record of .500 for the season, and they stand at 40-40 ATS. When playing on the road, the Jazz hold an ATS record of 16-23 in contrast to a 24-17 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Clippers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Clippers lost to the Suns with a final score of 124-108. Going into the second half the Clippers held the lead at 56-55.

In their last ten games, the Clippers are 7-3 and enter today’s matchup vs. the Jazz with a 51-29 overall record. On the road, the Clippers are 26-15 this season compared to 25-14 at home.

Los Angeles comes in with an overall ATS record of 38-42 so far this season. The Clippers maintain an ATS record of 20-21 on the road, while they have a 18-21 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Jazz Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Jazz are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 115.7 points per game (12th).

When it comes to scoring, the Jazz are 12th in the NBA at 115.7 points per game. However, they have been much better at home, averaging 119.5 points compared to 111.7 on the road.

Utah has been one of the better offensive rebounding teams in the league, ranking 4th with 12.2 per game. In terms of pace, they are 10th at 99.5 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Jazz have outscored the NBA average in 55% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 20th at 46%. From beyond the arc, Utah is 21st in three-point shooting at 35%.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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Coming into today’s action, Los Angeles is averaging 115.8 points per contest. This figure places them 11th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 11th in the NBA at 115.8 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more on the road (115.9) than at home (115.7). Overall, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.2% of their games.

Los Angeles is one of the most efficient shooting teams in the league, ranking 6th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also 5th in true shooting percentage. From beyond the arc, the Clippers are 4th in three-point shooting at 38%.

So far this season, the Clippers have made an average of 12.7 three-pointers per game (15th). In terms of free throws, Los Angeles is 8th in makes (18.4) and 12th in attempts (22.3).

Jazz Team Defense

On defense, the Jazz come into the game ranked 29th in the league in points allowed at 120.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 116.7 points per contest (11th). Utah struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Rockets, giving up 15. For the game, Houston scored 121 points in the game.

Clippers Team Defense

At present, the Clippers’ defense is ranked 10th, allowing 112.3 points per game. Inside the arc, the Clippers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.7% and 36.6% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Jazz And Clippers

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. During this season, he is delivering an average of 18.7 points per game, along with 2.6 rebounds.

On the other side, Paul George is our projected leading scorer for the Clippers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 22 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 47%, and he is contributing 22.8 points per game on average.

Jazz vs Clippers Trends

  • Although Utah has a straight up record of 0-5 in their last five road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 106 points per game in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Clippers have a straight up record of 8-2 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 113 points per game in these contests.
  • The last ten games that Utah was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • Through their previous three contests as the betting favorite, the Clippers have a strong record of 3-0. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-2.

Jazz vs Clippers Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Clippers to win, and have the projected score sitting at 112-97. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Clippers at -14.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 223, and our model projects the Jazz and Clippers to reach a combined total of 209 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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

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