The Phoenix Suns (39-35) visit the Utah Jazz (35-39) at Vivint Smart Home Arena, beginning at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, March 27, 2023. The Jazz are 5.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 234.5 points.
How to bet Suns vs. Jazz
Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Suns as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Suns have -226 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +188 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Suns vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 27, 2023
- 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 are 36-35-3 against the spread this season. Phoenix has won 30, or 68.2%, of the 44 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The Suns have hit the over in 48.6% of their opportunities this year (36 times in 74 games with a set point total).
The Jazz are 41-33-0 against the spread this year. Utah has won 45% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (18-22). Jazz games this year have gone over the point total 43 times in 74 opportunities (58.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Suns vs. Jazz Injury Report
Jazz: Russell Westbrook: Out (Not With Team), Collin Sexton: Out (Hamstring), Jordan Clarkson: Out (Hand), Simone Fontecchio: Out (Toe), Rudy Gay: Out (Lower Back)
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
With 113.7 points per game on offense, Phoenix ranks 17th in the NBA. At the other end, it cedes 112 points per contest, which ranks sixth in the league. The Suns score 114.5 points per game at home, compared to 112.9 points per game on the road, a difference of 1.6 points per contest. The Suns’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, scoring 119.6 points per contest compared to the 113.7 they’ve averaged this year.
With 12.3 threes per game, Phoenix is 13th in the NBA. It sports a 37.7% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks seventh in the league. The Suns have taken 63.7% two-pointers and 36.3% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s buckets, 70.8% are two-pointers and 29.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah is sixth in the NBA in points scored (117.3 per game) and 24th in points conceded (117.8). The Jazz are putting up more points at home (118.5 per game) than away (116.1). The Jazz are posting 119 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 1.7 more than their average for the season (117.3).
Utah is sixth in the league in 3-pointers made (13.7 per game) and 18th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). In 2022-23, the Jazz have attempted 42.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 57.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 32.4% of the Jazz’s buckets have been 3-pointers, and 67.6% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Suns, and we project that Jazz will cover the spread (Suns -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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