The Phoenix Suns (9-5) visit the Utah Jazz (10-6) at Vivint Smart Home Arena, starting at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, November 18, 2022. The Suns are just 1.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under in this game is 228.5.
Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Suns as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Suns have -122 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +103 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228.5 points.
Suns vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, November 18, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-RM
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena
Suns vs. Jazz Betting Trends
The Suns have nine wins against the spread in 14 games this season. Phoenix has been chosen as the favorite in 11 games this year and has walked away with the win seven times (63.6%) in those games. Suns games this year have eclipsed the over/under 37.5% of the time (six out of 16 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Jazz are 10-6-0 this season. Utah has won 72.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (8-3). The Jazz have hit the over 43.8% of the time this season (seven of 16 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Suns vs. Jazz Injury Report
Suns: Josh Okogie: Questionable (Hamstring), Chris Paul: Questionable (Heel), Landry Shamet: Out (Concussion), Cameron Johnson: Out (Knee), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)
Jazz: Rudy Gay: Out (Finger)
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix has been carried by its defense, as it ranks fifth-best in the NBA by giving up only 107 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (113.7 per contest). At home, the Suns are posting 9.7 more points per game (117.9) than they are in away games (108.2).
Phoenix is 10th in the NBA with 12.8 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.9% shooting percentage from three-point land. The Suns are attempting 55.1 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 62.1% of the shots they’ve taken (and 69.5% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 33.7 treys per contest, which are 37.9% of their shots (and 30.5% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
On offense Utah is the sixth-ranked squad in the NBA (116.6 points per game). Defensively it is 14th (113.1 points conceded per game). In 2022-23 the Jazz are scoring 7.4 more points per game at home (121.2) than on the road (113.8). The Jazz are scoring 117 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is 0.4 more than their average for the season (116.6).
Beyond the arc, Utah is fourth-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (14.7). It is 11th in 3-point percentage at 36.7%. The Jazz attempt 56.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 43.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 65.5% of the Jazz’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 34.5% are 3-pointers.
Suns vs. Jazz Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Jazz, and we predict that Jazz will cover the spread (Suns -1.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228.5 points.
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