The Utah Jazz (25-26) are 7.5-point favorites against the Dallas Mavericks (26-24) on January 28, 2023 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The matchup pits two of the NBA’s top shooting teams against each other — the Jazz rank fourth in the league in three-pointers made per game (14.5) and the Mavericks are third (14.7). The over/under is 224 points for this matchup.
How to bet Jazz vs. Mavericks
Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Jazz as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -300 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +241 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 224 points.
Jazz vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 28, 2023
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-RM
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena
Jazz vs. Mavericks Betting Trends
The Jazz have played 51 games, with 28 wins against the spread. Utah has been chosen as the favorite in 23 games this year and has walked away with the win 11 times (47.8%) in those games. The Jazz have gone over the point total in 58% of their opportunities this year (29 times over 50 games with a set point total).
In the Mavericks’ 50 games this year, they have 17 wins against the spread. Dallas has been the moneyline underdog 14 total times this season. Dallas has gone 3-11 in those games. Mavericks games this season have gone over the total in 28 of 50 opportunities (56%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||46||13.8||3.4||1.6||0.8||0.2||2.8|
Jazz vs. Mavericks Injury Report
Mavericks: Luka Dončić: Out (Ankle), Christian Wood: Out (Thumb), Maxi Kleber: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah sports a top-five offense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 117.7 points per game. At the other end, it ranks 22nd with 116.6 points allowed per contest. When playing at home, the Jazz are posting 4.5 more points per game (120) than they are on the road (115.5). The Jazz have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 118.3 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.6 points more than the 117.7 they’ve scored this year.
Utah is top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.5 threes per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 10th with a 36.8% shooting percentage from downtown. The Jazz have taken 55.7% two-pointers and 44.3% threes this year. Of the team’s baskets, 65.6% are two-pointers and 34.4% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Offensively Dallas is the 22nd-ranked squad in the NBA (112.6 points per game). Defensively it is ninth (112.2 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Mavericks are scoring 2.7 more points per game at home (113.9) than away (111.2). The Mavericks are putting up 113.1 points per contest over their past 10 games, which is 0.5 more than their average for the season (112.6).
Dallas is the third-best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (14.7 per game) and 13th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). In 2022-23, the Mavericks have taken 51.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 48.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 62.6% of the Mavericks’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 37.4% have been 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Jazz, and we expect that Mavericks will cover the spread (Jazz -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224 points.
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