Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Suns versus the Jazz? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBA. The game will be played at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT. The Suns are the favored team in this Western conference contest against the Jazz. The game’s over/under currently sits at 239 points.
Facing off against the Jazz, the Suns are looking to secure a winning record, with their current record sitting at 6-6. The team currently sits 8th in the Western Conference and 3rd place in the Pacific division.
So far, Phoenix’s ATS record is below .500 at 5-7. In their last two road games, Phoenix has been unable to cover the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 3-3 on the road as opposed to 2-4 at home.
The Suns are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 131 points vs. the Jazz. This figure is more than their season average of 115.2 points per game. The team’s scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who holds an average of 30.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Eric Gordon is averaging 13.7 points per game this season.
Phoenix’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 113.7 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 14.9 per game, which is 25th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 3rd in blocked shots at 6.3 per game.
So far this season, the Jazz has a record of 4-8, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Suns. In their 12 games, the Jazz have achieved a 4-5 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 0-3 record in non-conference play.
Utah arrives with an ATS record of 6-6 for the season up to this point. Utah has covered the spread in two consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 4-2 at home as opposed to 2-4 on the road.
Utah’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 128 points vs. the Suns. Overall, they hit 50.6% of their shots from the field and went 26/31 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Jordan Clarkson with 37 points. Lauri Markkanen also added 21 points for the Jazz.
At present, the Jazz’s defense is ranked 26th, allowing 120.5 points per game.
In their previous matchup vs. the Suns, the Jazz’s defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 52% leading to 131 points.
The Suns, during the 2022-2023 season, achieved a record of 2-1 in their matchups against the Jazz. The games between these teams had a combined scoring average of 237.3 points. In terms of ATS 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 235 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Jazz on the road, they are 1-1-1 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Jazz vs. Suns in Arizona
Not only do we have the Suns winning this one by a score of 117-102, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Suns at -5. As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 239 and our model has the Suns and Jazz finishing with a combined 219 points. Our pick is to take the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns -5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 239