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Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 11/22/2023:
  • Take the Jazz on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Trail Blazers (+3)
  • Our NBA model projects 198 points, and we suggest taking the under

Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Jazz and Trail Blazers. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on ROOT, and it’s hosted by the Trail Blazers at Moda Center in Portland, OR. Get ready to place your bets!

In this division matchup, the Jazz are the betting favorite against the Trail Blazers. The over/under for the game is 225.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Portland Trail Blazers – Utah Jazz odds

Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Trail Blazers are averaging 120 points per game, compared to the Jazz at 118. These figures have led to Portland posting a record of 2-1.

  • Across their five previous road games, Utah has an ATS mark of 1-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-4 while averaging 110 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Portland has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 108 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Portland was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Jazz have an ATS record of 3-0 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Prediction

So far this season, the Jazz have a record of just 4-10, as they look to pick up a win over the Trail Blazers. Currently, the team is 12th in the Western Conference as well as 4th in the Northwest division.

Utah arrives with an ATS record of 7-7 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Jazz hold an ATS record of 2-5 in contrast to a 5-2 record against the spread when playing at home.

With more than half of the Jazz’s games exceeding the over/under lines, their over/under record stands at 10-4-0. In their games, the average over/under line is 230.4, and they maintain a 7.8 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Jazz offense is coming off a game in which they scored 99 points vs. the Lakers. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.8% while connecting on 11 threes. Lauri Markkanen is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 23.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Jordan Clarkson brings a PPG average of 18.6 into the game.

Looking at the Jazz defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 122.6 points per game (27th).

So far this season, the Jazz’s defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 24.5 times per game vs. Utah.

As they prepare to face off against the Jazz, the Trail Blazers are 3-11 overall and are looking to snap a eight game losing streak. In their 14 games, the Trail Blazers have achieved a 1-8 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 2-3 record in non-conference play.

Portland has an overall ATS record of 5-9 for the season so far. In their last four home games, Portland has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 1-5 at home compared to 4-4 on the road.

The over/under record for the Trail Blazers stands at 7-7-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 221.2, and they have a -4.4 differential against the over/under line for this season.

In their recent game, the Trail Blazers’ offense concluded with 107 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 103.2 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Jerami Grant, who holds an average of 22.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Shaedon Sharpe is averaging 17.1 points per game this season.

In terms of defense, Trail Blazers is currently on par with the NBA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 113.6 points per game.

In the terms of takeaways, Trail Blazers are causing 15.5 turnovers per game, ranking 27th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 17th in rejections, averaging 4.9 blocked shots each game.

The Jazz enter this game as 3-point favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 100-98.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Betting Tips

  • Take the Jazz on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Trail Blazers (+3)
  • Our NBA model projects 198 points, and we suggest taking the under

Portland Trail Blazers Injury Report

  • Anfernee Simons – Thumb – Out
  • Robert Williams III – Knee – Out
  • Ish Wainright – Knee – Out
  • Scoot Henderson – Ankle – Out

Utah Jazz Injury Report

  • Walker Kessler – Elbow – Out

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