Warriors vs. Jazz Prediction
Will the under cash tonight in Utah where the Jazz will host the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors? Tip-off is set for 9:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Warriors are 8.5-point road favorites to beat the Jazz, who opened as 7-point home underdogs before the line moved. As for the total, the number hit the board at 217.5 but was bet down to 217.
Who Public Bettors Like: Golden State. As of Tuesday morning, 90% of the betting tickets wagered at online sports books were on the Warriors to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 65% of the betting tickets were also on the over.
Who We Like: The under. The under is 25-10-2 in the last 37 meetings between these two teams and is 11-5-1 in the last 17 meetings in Utah. The under is also 5-1 in the Warriors' last six games playing on two days of rest, is 4-1 in their last five road games, and is 4-1 in their last five games following a win. The under is also 7-2 in Golden State's last nine road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
On the other side, the under is 13-3 in the Jazz's last 16 games played on Tuesday, has cashed in five of their last seven home games and is 18-7-1 in their last 26 games coming off a win. The under is 7-3-1 in Utah's last 11 games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: WARRIORS/JAZZ UNDER 217