The Portland Trail Blazers (22-25) host the Utah Jazz (25-25) at Moda Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The Jazz are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under in the matchup is set at 239.5.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Jazz
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Utah Jazz Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -164 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +139 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 239.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Betting Trends
In the Trail Blazers’ 47 games this year, they have 23 wins against the spread. Portland has won 13, or 56.5%, of the 23 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Trail Blazers games this year have hit the over 42% of the time (21 out of 50 games with a set point total).
In the Jazz’s 50 games this season, they have 28 wins against the spread. Utah has been the moneyline underdog 27 total times this season. Utah has finished 14-13 in those games. The Jazz have gone over the point total 56% of the time this season (28 of 50 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Trail Blazers: Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
Jazz: Micah Potter: Out (Elbow), Kelly Olynyk: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland is averaging 113.6 points per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this season, while surrendering 113.1 points per contest (14th-ranked). The Trail Blazers are scoring 119.4 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 108.4 points per contest. The Trail Blazers have been racking up 116.6 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 113.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Portland ranks ninth in the NBA with 12.8 threes per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks seventh with a 37.3% shooting percentage from three-point land. The Trail Blazers are attempting 50.3 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 59.6% of the shots they’ve taken (and 68.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 34.2 threes per contest, which are 40.4% of their shots (and 31.6% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
In 2022-23, Utah is second-best in the NBA on offense (117.6 points scored per game) and ranked 22nd defensively (116.3 points conceded). The Jazz are putting up more points at home (120 per game) than away (115.2). The Jazz are averaging 119 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 1.4 more than their average for the season (117.6).
Beyond the arc, Utah is fourth-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (14.4). It is 11th in 3-point percentage at 36.6%. The Jazz attempt 44.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 34.3% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they take 55.7% of their shots, with 65.7% of their makes coming from there.
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