Planning on watching today’s Suns and Jazz game? Catch the action at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT, as the Jazz hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN. The Suns are the favorites in this Western conference matchup the against the Jazz. The over/under for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Today, the Suns are entering the action with an overall record of 5-6 and have achieved a 1-2 record over their last three games. The team is presently 9th in the Western Conference and 4th in the Pacific division.
Phoenix currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 5-6 at this point. This season, Phoenix has a 3-5 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 2-1 as underdogs.
Phoenix’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 133 points against the Timberwolves. They had an overall field goal percentage of 60% and made 14/15 free throws. Kevin Durant is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 30.1. Meanwhile, Eric Gordon also brings a PPG average of 13.7 into the game.
On defense, Suns is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 112.4 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 15.5 per game, which is 27th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 3rd in blocked shots at 6.5 per game.
Today’s matchup sees the Jazz seeking to extend their current two game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 4-7. Away from home, the Jazz have a 1-5 record this season, while maintaining a 3-2 record in their home games.
The Jazz have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 5-6. This season, Utah has a 2-0 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-6 as underdogs.
In their previous game, the Jazz’s offense finished with 115 points, which is right in line with their current average of 114 points per contest. Leading the Jazz in scoring vs. the Trail Blazers was Jordan Clarkson with his 30 points. Lauri Markkanen also added 21 points for the Jazz.
Coming into today’s game, the Jazz’s defense is giving up an average of 119.5 points per contest.
The Jazz defense is coming off a game in which they held the Trail Blazers offense to just 46.3% shooting. Overall, they gave up 99 points to Portland.
Phoenix Suns had a record of 2-1 in their matchups against the Jazz during the 2022-2023 season. The average combined scoring of the games between these teams was 237.3 points. In terms of ATS (against the spread) record, the Suns were 1-2 against the Jazz.
The Suns and Jazz did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 3-0. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 224 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Jazz on the road, they are 2-0-1 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Jazz vs. Suns in Arizona
For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Suns to secure the win, with an expected final score of 115-101. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5. As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 236.5 and our model has the Suns and Jazz finishing with a combined 216 points. Our pick is to take the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 236.5