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Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Prediction & Betting Tips 4/14/2024

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Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz 4/14/24
  • Take the Warriors on the moneyline
  • The Warriors should also cover at -8
  • Our NBA model projects 208 points, and we suggest taking the under

Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Preview

The Jazz will travel to San Francisco to take on the Warriors at Chase Center. Golden State (-344) is favored by 8 over Utah (+267) and the total is 222. The Jazz have won two straight and are 12th in the West at 31-50. The Warriors are 10th in the West at 45-36.

This Western Conference matchup will tip-off at 3:30 ET and can be seen on NBCS.

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Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Jazz and Warriors did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Warriors have the leg up at 3-0. The Warriors also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 247 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • Across the Jazz last ten road games, the team averaged 109 points per game while allowing 124. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-6, while going 1-9 straight-up.
  • Across their five previous home games, Golden State has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 4-1 while averaging 118 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.
  • In their last five contests as the favorite, Golden State has a poor record vs the spread going 1-4. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-2.

Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Prediction

The Jazz have won two straight games as the underdog and will look to make it three today against the Warriors. Overall, their record as the underdog is 18-44, and they are 29-33 ATS as the underdog.

As the underdog, Utah has a scoring differential of -8.3 points per game on the road. On average, their games on the road have seen a scoring differential of -11.6 points per game.

Against the spread, the Jazz are 17-23 on the road and have covered the spread in their last two road games. Today, they are getting 8 points against the Warriors.

The O/U line for today’s game is set at 222 points. This season, the Jazz have played in 77 games with higher O/U lines than that. Utah’s O/U record for the season is 44-35-2, and their games have averaged 236.2 points per game.

In their last game, the Jazz defeated the Clippers by a score of 110-109. They were 16-point underdogs going into the game. The O/U line for that game was 224 points.

Utah’s overall record this season is 31-50, which is currently 12th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 15-15 compared to 16-35 against Western Conference opponents.

On the road this season, the Jazz have averaged 111.7 points per game, which is 20th in the league. Overall, they are 12th in scoring at 115.7 points per game.

Utah has been one of the most efficient teams at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 10th in attempts. They are also 4th in offensive rebounds and 10th in assists.

When it comes to pace, the Jazz are 10th in the NBA at 99.4 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 19th at 46%.

Currently, the Jazz’s defense holds the 29th rank in the NBA, allowing 120.5 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Jazz’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.0% and allowing 39.4% from beyond the arc.

Golden State is currently favored by 8 points in today’s game. This season, they have been favored in 66 of their 81 games and have a record of 36-18 as the favorite. As the favorite, they have gone 26-28 against the spread with an average scoring margin of +5.6 points per game.

When looking at their O/U record for the season, the Warriors are 40-40-1. In their games, the average combined scoring total has been 232.9 points, which is higher than today’s line of 222. In 69 of their games, the O/U line has been higher than 222.

Despite being favored by 4 points, the Warriors lost their last game to the Pelicans by a score of 114-109. This dropped their overall record to 45-36, which is 10th in the Western Conference.

Against the spread, Golden State is 43-37 for the season, including a record of 16-23 ATS at home. The team’s straight-up home record is 20-20, while they are 25-16 on the road.

In non-conference games, the Warriors are 20-10 and 7-9 against other Pacific Division teams. Today’s O/U line of 222 is lower than their average O/U line for the season (231.1).

Golden State is one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league, ranking 2nd in three-pointers made per game at 14.8. They also play at a fast pace, ranking 11th in the league in possessions per game at 99.3.

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are 8th in the league at 117.7 points per game. However, they have actually been better on the road, averaging 118.0 points compared to 117.4 at home.

So far this season, Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 56.8% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, the Warriors are 13th in the league at 47%.

Currently, the Warriors’ defense holds the 17th rank in the NBA, allowing 115.1 points per game. So far this season, the Warriors’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 9th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 22.5 times per game vs. Golden State.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Warriors winning the game with a predicted score of 110-98.

Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Betting Tips

  • Take the Warriors on the moneyline
  • The Warriors should also cover at -8
  • Our NBA model projects 208 points, and we suggest taking the under

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Draymond Green – Knee – Questionable
  • Stephen Curry – Ankle – Questionable
  • Klay Thompson – Knee – Questionable
  • Chris Paul – Hamstring – Questionable
  • Gary Payton II – Calf – Questionable
  • Jonathan Kuminga – Pelvis – Questionable

Utah Jazz Injury Report

  • Jordan Clarkson – Back – Out
  • Kris Dunn – Foot – Out
  • Lauri Markkanen – Shoulder – Out
  • John Collins – Back – Out
  • Collin Sexton – Illness – Questionable
  • Walker Kessler – Nose – Out

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