Hornets vs. Jazz Prediction
Will the under cash tonight when the Hornets visit the Jazz tonight at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Jazz are 7.5-point home favorites versus the Hornets after opening as an 8-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 199.5 before being bet down 196.5.
The Hornets have lost seven of 10 overall and are 2-7-1 against the spread over that span. Their latest loss came at the hands of the Warriors on Wednesday, falling 126-111 as a 15-point underdog. Frank Kaminsky came off the bench to score 24 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 24 minutes of play.
The Jazz are headed in the opposite direction as the Hornets, going 7-3 over their last 10 games, but are just 3-7 at the betting window over that stretch. Rudy Gobert continued his breakout performance this season, scoring 26 points with 15 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in 34 minutes in a 104-88 win over the Bucks on Wednesday.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Utah and has cashed in six of the last eight meetings overall. The under is also 8-3 in the Hornets' last 11 games overall and is 4-1 in their last five games after allowing more than 125 points in their previous game. On the other side, the under has cashed in four of their last five games overall.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: HORNETS/JAZZ UNDER 196.5