Looking to win big? The Jazz and Suns face off at 9:00 ET on AZFa. The Suns are hosting the game at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ. This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 243.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home vs. the Jazz.
In the Western Conference standings, the Jazz are currently in 10th place with a record of 26-26. Within the Western Conference, they are 13-18 compared to 13-8 in non-conference games.
On the road, Utah is 9-19 this season, and they are 13-15 ATS on the road. As the underdog, their ATS record on the road is 15-23.
For the season, the Jazz have an O/U record of 29-22-1. Today’s O/U line of 243.5 is higher than the average of 233.9 for Utah’s games this season. Out of their 52 games, 47 have had lower O/U lines than 243.5.
Utah has won two straight games, including a 124-117 victory over the Thunder. They covered the spread as 3-point underdogs and improved their ATS record to 31-21.
So far this season, the Jazz have been the underdog in 38 of their 52 games. As the underdog, they have a scoring margin of -5.6 points per game. Their ATS record as the underdog is 21-17.
In their most recent game, the Jazz put up 124 points against the Thunder. Overall, they shot 51.7% from the field and knocked down 14 threes. On the season, the Jazz are shooting 47% from the field, which is 19th in the NBA. When it comes to three-pointers, they are 22nd in percentage and are 13th in makes.
Facing Phoenix, the Jazz aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 119.7 points allowed per game (23rd). So far this season, the Jazz’s defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 15th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 22.2 times per game vs. Utah.
As the favorite, the Suns have won two straight games and have a record of 25-13 as the favorite this season. In those games, their average scoring margin is +5.1 points per game. Against the spread, they are 14-23 as the favorite and 8-17 ATS at home.
Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 25-26, and 44 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 243.5. On average, their games have seen a combined scoring total of 231.7 points per game.
In their last game, the Suns defeated the Bucks by a score of 114-106. The O/U line for that game was 242.5 points. Phoenix covered the spread as 6-point favorites.
Overall, the Suns are 30-21 this season, which is good for 5th place in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 17-14 and 5-7 against division opponents.
In their most recent game, the Suns put up 114 points, which is right around their season average of 117.3 PPG. Kevin Durant is the team’s leading scorer at 28.3 PPG, while Devin Booker is also averaging 27.9 PPG this season.
Currently, the Suns’ defense holds the 15th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.4 points per game. For the season, Phoenix is ranked 24th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.8 free-throws per game vs. the Suns and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.9%.
Last season, the Jazz and Suns did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Suns have the leg up at 3-0. However, against the spread the Jazz went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 3-0 on an average of 255 points per game. As the host vs. the Jazz, the Suns have gone 1-2 vs the spread.
How to Bet Suns vs. Jazz in Arizona
For a point-spread wager in this Suns vs. Jazz game, we suggest taking the Jazz at +6.5. Even though our predictions have the Suns winning 119-116, we see the Jazz as the better choice on the point-spread. As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 243.5 and our model has the Jazz and Suns finishing with a combined 235 points. Our pick is to take the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Jazz +6.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 243.5