A game featuring a struggling NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers (11-11) and the Utah Jazz (14-11) will commence at Vivint Smart Home Arena on December 3, 2022. The Trail Blazers have lost three in a row and are 2-8 in their past 10 games. They are five-point underdogs. The point total is 227.5 points in the outing.
How to bet Jazz vs. Trail Blazers
Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Jazz as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -194 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +163 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227.5 points.
Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, December 3, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-RM
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena
Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Jazz are 15-10-0 this year. Utah has been victorious in four of the nine contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Jazz games this year have eclipsed the over/under 14 times in 22 opportunities (63.6%).
The Trail Blazers are 12-9-1 against the spread this year. Portland has been the moneyline underdog 16 total times this season. Portland has gone 8-8 in those games. The Trail Blazers have eclipsed the over/under 45.5% of the time this season (10 of 22 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Trail Blazers: Josh Hart: Questionable (Ankle), Damian Lillard: Out (Calf), Keon Johnson: Out (Hip), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah owns a top-five offense this season, ranking third-best in the league with 117.9 points per game. On defense, it ranks 22nd with 115.5 points allowed per contest. In home games, the Jazz are putting up 8.2 more points per game (122.5) than they are away from home (114.3). In their last 10 games, the Jazz have been putting up 119.4 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 117.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Utah ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking third-best in the league with 14.7 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks seventh with a 37.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Of the shots taken by the Jazz in 2022-23, 56.3% of them have been two-pointers (65.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 43.7% have been threes (34.2%).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
In 2022-23, Portland is 25th in the league offensively (109.8 points scored per game) and 11th on defense (111.5 points conceded). The Trail Blazers are scoring more points at home (114 per game) than away (106.8). The Trail Blazers are averaging 110.6 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is 0.8 more than their average for the season (109.8).
Portland is 13th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12 per game) and fourth-best in 3-point percentage (38%). In 2022-23, the Trail Blazers have taken 37.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.4% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 30.7% of the Trail Blazers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 69.3% have been 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Jazz, and we project that Jazz will cover the spread (Jazz -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227.5 points.
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