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(15-20) Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors(27-7)
Date: Wednesday December 27th
Time: 7:30PM EST
Venue: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Warriors -12
NBA Betting Total: 205.5
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The Utah Jazz continue their road strip as they travel to face the Golden State Warriors. The Jazz have lost two games in a row, and sit at five games under .500 this year. The Golden State Warriors are 14-2 their last 16 games, and have done so without Curry over the 16 game span. This matchup could have blowout written all over it.
The last time the Jazz and Warriors took the court against each other, was last season. Utah and Golden State met three times, with the Warriors finishing the season series 2-1.
This is the first matchup between the Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors this season. The Jazz most recently took a fall at Denver, 107-83. The Jazz shot 32 percent from the field, and 28.6 percent from three point land in the loss. The Jazz we also out rebounded, 56-51.
Utah’s Derek Favors led the way for the Jazz with 20 points, in the double digit loss. Jonas Jerebko had 13 points and rookie of the year candidate, Donovan Mitchell also chipped in with 13 points. Look for Favors and Mitchell to have solid games in Oakland.
If the Jazz can make at least 40 percent of their shots in this matchup, Utah could find themselves playing the Warriors in a tough matchup. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 18 points per game as a rookie for Utah this season. His play will be key for the Jazz in this matchup.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Jazz are one of the better teams in the league in points allowed. Utah ranks fifth in the NBA in points allowed this year, at 100.9 points per game. If Utah can hold the Warriors to 100 points or less, their chances of winning will improve.
Look for the Jazz to try and do their best at stopping the talent rich Warriors. without Steph Curry.
Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors continue to be impressive during their possible dynasty run. The Warriors are the hottest team in the NBA right now, and have recently won 14 of 16 games. All 14 wins have come without Steph Curry in the lineup. Curry is being held out with a sprained ankle, and the team is being very cautious with his return.
Golden State won their most recent game, 99-92 on Christmas Day at home against the Cavaliers. Golden State shot the ball well from the field, shooting 46 percent, but also shot a terrible 27 percent from three point and without Curry in the win. Look for the Warriors to build upon the last win and keep the NBA on notice.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Warriors are allowing 104.6 points per game this year. Good enough to rank the Warriors 13th in points allowed this year. Expect the Warriors defense to be a factor in this matchup.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-2 in GS last 9 overall.
- Under is 7-2 in GS last 9 games as a favorite.
- GS are 41-16-3 ATS in their last 60 Wed. games.
- Under is 25-9-2 in the last 36 meetings.
Free Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors NBA Prediction:
The Utah Jazz are in between the 9th and 13 best teams in the Western conference right now. If Utah is going to win in this matchup, defense and three point shooting will be key.
The Warriors will be coming into this matchup with a 13-4 record this season. Expect the Warriors to be extra excited to take the court after the big Christmas day win over Cleveland.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Warriors -12
The Warriors will hav no problems doing what they want with the Jazz. Utah is 3-14 on the road this year. Take Golden State to cover in this one.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Warriors 121 – Jazz 98
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