Mavericks vs. Jazz Friday Prediction

Mavericks vs. Jazz, 1/29/21 NBA Fantasy News & Betting Predictions

The Mavericks have not been a profitable play when facing the Jazz in Utah but are catching 4.5 points tonight as a road underdog at 10:00 p.m. ET. Will the Mavs cover that number or will the smoking hot Jazz cash for bettors yet again?

Game Snapshot

581 Dallas Mavericks (+4.5) at 582 Utah Jazz (-4.5); o/u 220.5

10:00 p.m. ET, Friday, January 29, 2021

Venue: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, UT

TV: ESPN

Dallas Mavericks DFS Spin

Kristaps Porzingis finished Wednesday’s loss to the Jazz with 18 points (8-of-18 FGs), five rebounds, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 32 minutes. Porzingis managed to block two shots on the night, but he struggled mightily on the defensive end of the floor. Utah targeted him quite often in ball-screen actions, and this was a big reason why Rudy Gobert tallied 29 points and 20 rebounds. Porzingis won’t have to wait long for a chance to redeem himself, as the Mavericks are scheduled to face the Jazz again Friday night

Utah Jazz DFS Spin

Donovan Mitchell (concussion protocol) is questionable to play on Friday against the Mavericks. Mitchell was placed in concussion protocol on Wednesday. Joe Ingles started in his place and Utah won its first game against the Mavs. He scored 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting with eight assists. Jordan Clarkson also played 31 minutes, scoring 31 points on 11-of-21 shooting with seven rebounds, a block, and a steal off the bench. If Mitchell can't give it a go, expect some of the same from them on Friday.

Mavericks vs. Jazz Betting Prediction

The Mavericks are 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Jazz and are 1-3-1 against the number in their last five trips to Utah. They’re also just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games coming off a loss. The Jazz, meanwhile, are 9-0 against the spread in their last nine games as a favorite, are 6-0 against the number in their last six home games when favored and are 7-0 at the betting window in their last seven games at home.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ -4.5

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