Jazz vs Kings Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, January 3, 2023

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The Utah Jazz (19-20) host the Sacramento Kings (19-16) on January 3, 2023 at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where the Jazz are three-point favorites in a matchup featuring two of the highest-scoring squads in the NBA. The Jazz are fourth (117.3 ppg), and the Kings are second (118). The over/under for the matchup is set at 242.5 points.

How to bet Jazz vs. Kings

Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing the Jazz as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -151 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +129 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 242.5 points.

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Jazz vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena

Jazz vs. Kings Betting Trends

The Jazz have played 39 games, with 21 wins against the spread. Utah has been the favorite in 16 games this season and has come away with the win seven times (43.8%) in those contests. Jazz games this year have eclipsed the over/under 22 times in 35 opportunities (62.9%).

The Kings have 19 wins against the spread in 35 games this season. Sacramento has won six of the 18 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (33.3%). Kings games this season have gone over the point total 16 times in 35 opportunities (45.7%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Jazz

Jazz Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Lauri Markkanen 36 23.8 8.5 1.9 0.6 0.6 3
Jordan Clarkson 38 20.5 3.9 4.5 0.5 0.3 2.7
Malik Beasley 39 14.2 3.7 1.5 0.8 0.2 3.2
Kelly Olynyk 35 12.6 4.9 3.2 1.1 0.6 1.5
Mike Conley 28 9.9 2.3 7.5 1.1 0.2 1.8

Kings

Kings Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 32 23.4 4.7 5.9 0.9 0.4 1.8
Domantas Sabonis 34 18.6 12.4 6.6 0.8 0.5 0.5
Kevin Huerter 34 15.6 3.2 2.9 1.1 0.3 2.9
Malik Monk 35 14.6 2.3 3.9 0.6 0.1 1.9
Harrison Barnes 35 13.6 5.3 1.8 0.9 0.1 1.2
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Jazz: Collin Sexton: Out (Hamstring)

Kings: Kevin Huerter: Questionable (Back), Malik Monk: Questionable (Wrist)

What you need to know about the Utah Jazz

Utah sports a top-five offense this season, ranking fourth-best in the league with 117.3 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranks 23rd with 116.6 points allowed per contest. The Jazz are averaging 121.5 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 113.6 points per contest. The Jazz have seen a decrease in scoring lately, racking up 117.2 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.1 points fewer than the 117.3 they’ve scored this season.

Utah ranks fourth-best in the NBA by making 14.6 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks 11th in the league at 36.7%. The Jazz are attempting 49.7 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 55.5% of the shots they’ve taken (and 65.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 39.8 three-pointers per contest, which are 44.5% of their shots (and 34.7% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

Sacramento is the second-best team in the league in points scored (118 per game) and 24th in points allowed (116.7). At home the Kings are scoring 122.3 points per game, 8.9 more than they are averaging away (113.4). In their past 10 games, the Kings are putting up 118 points per contest, the same number of points as their season average.

In 2022-23, Sacramento is sixth in the league in 3-point makes (13.3 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). The Kings attempt 42.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 57.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.2% of the Kings’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 68.8% are 2-pointers.

Jazz vs. Kings Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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