The Portland Trail Blazers (10-5) are four-point favorites against the Utah Jazz (11-6) on November 19, 2022 at Moda Center in a matchup pitting one of the strongest teams in the NBA defensively versus one of the top offensive squads. The Trail Blazers are fifth in points conceded per game (107.7), and Utah is third in points scored (117.6). The over/under is set at 227.5 points for the matchup.
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with bookmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -173 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +147 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Trail Blazers are 10-4-1 this season. Portland has been victorious in three of the four contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Trail Blazers games this year have eclipsed the over/under five times in 17 opportunities (29.4%).
Against the spread, the Jazz are 11-6-0 this year. Utah has won nine of the 12 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (75%). The Jazz have eclipsed the over/under 47.1% of the time this year (eight of 17 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Injury Report
Trail Blazers: Keon Johnson: Out (Hip), Nassir Little: Questionable (Calf), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)
Jazz: Rudy Gay: Out (Finger)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland has been carried by its defense, as it ranks fifth-best in the NBA by giving up only 107.7 points per game. It ranks 25th in the league in points scored (109.7 per contest). At home, the Trail Blazers are averaging 8.9 more points per game (114.4) than they are in away games (105.5). The Trail Blazers’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, scoring 107.8 points a contest compared to the 109.7 they’ve averaged this season.
Portland is making 12.1 threes per game this year (14th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 39.1% three-point percentage (third-best). Of the shots taken by the Trail Blazers in 2022-23, 62.5% of them have been two-pointers (68.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 37.5% have been three-pointers (31.4%).
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah is the third-best team in the league in points scored (117.6 per game) and 18th in points conceded (114.2). At home, the Jazz average 123 points per game. On the road, they score 113.8. The Jazz are averaging 118 points per contest over their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 117.6.
Utah is the fourth-best squad in the league in 3-pointers made (14.8 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (37.4%). The Jazz take 43.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 34.3% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they take 56.8% of their shots, with 65.7% of their makes coming from there.
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is the Trail Blazers, and we project that Jazz will cover the spread (Trail Blazers -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 227.5 points.
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