Jazz vs. Spurs Prediction
Will the Utah Jazz cover the point spread as a road underdog on Saturday night when they visit the San Antonio Spurs at 9:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: San Antonio. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Spurs are 5.5-point home favorites to beat the Jazz, who opened as 6-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 195.5 after hitting the board at 196.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: San Antonio. As of Saturday morning, 59% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Spurs to cover the spread. That said, 52% of the money wagered online is on the Jazz.
Who We Like: Utah. The Jazz have covered the spread in their last four games overall. They're also 4-0 against the number in their last four conference games, have covered the spread in seven of their last eight games playing on zero rest, and are 4-1 at the betting window in their lsat five road games.
Utah is also 10-4 against the spread in its last 14 games coming off a win of more than 10 points. The Jazz is 8-2 against the number in its last 10 Saturday games, is 4-1 against the number in its last five games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600, and is 5-1-1 at the betting window in its last seven games after scoring more than 125 points in its previous game.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ +5.5