The Utah Jazz (3-0) square off against the Houston Rockets (1-2) as slight, 2-point favorites on Monday, October 24, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on ATSW. A 234.5-point over/under is set for the matchup.
Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with oddsmakers listing the Jazz as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -132 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +111 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Jazz vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, October 24, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ATSW
- Location: Houston, Texas
- Arena: Toyota Center
Jazz vs. Rockets Betting Trends
The Jazz’s record against the spread last season was 33-47-2. Utah put together a 48-25 record in games it was favored on the moneyline last season (winning 65.8% of those games). In 82 Jazz games last season, 38 of them hit the over.
The Rockets had 35 wins in 82 games against the spread last year. Houston was underdogs 75 times last season and won 14, or 18.7%, of those games. There were 46 Rockets games (out of 82) that went over the total last year.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Jazz vs. Rockets Injury Report
Jazz: Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)
Rockets: Bruno Fernando: Out (Knee), Eric Gordon: Out (Injury Management), TyTy Washington Jr.: Out (Knee), Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Offensively, Utah was the seventh-ranked team in the league (113.6 points per game) last year. Defensively, it was 10th (107.6 points allowed per game). When playing at home, the Jazz averaged 6.4 more points per game (116.8) than they did on the road (110.4).
Last season, Utah was second-best in the league in 3-point makes (14.5 per game), and it ranked No. 11 in 3-point percentage (36%). Last year, the Jazz took 46.8% of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 53.2% from inside it. In terms of makes, 35.8% of the Jazz’s buckets were 3-pointers, and 64.2% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
Houston’s defensive performance was worst in the NBA last season with 118.2 points allowed per contest, but offensively it played better, putting up 109.7 points per game (19th-ranked in league). At home, the Rockets scored 111.9 points per game last season. Away, they scored 107.5.
Last year Houston made 13.5 threes per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) and shot 34.9% (20th-ranked) from downtown. The Rockets attempted 47.7 two-pointers per game last season, which accounted for 55.3% of the shots they attempted (and 65.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 38.6 three-pointers per contest, which were 44.7% of their shots (and 34.2% of the team’s buckets).
Jazz vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is the Jazz, and we project that Jazz will cover the spread (Jazz -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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