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NBA Predictions: Will Jazz stay red-hot, beat Spurs? 2/12/18

Will the Utah Jazz stay red-hot on the court and at the betting window with a victory and a cover over the Spurs at 9:00 p.m. ET?

WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Utah. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Jazz are 4.5-point road favorites to beat the Spurs, who opened as 3.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 197 but was bet up to 201.5, which is where it sits now.

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WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Utah. As of this writing, 66% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Jazz to cover the point spread tonight. Meanwhile, 63% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the over.

WHO WE LIKE: Utah. The home team is 34-16-2 against the spread in the last 52 meetings between these two teams while the Spurs are just 3-7-1 against the spread in their last 11 games in Utah. San Antonio is also 1-4 against the spread in its last five games overall, is 1-4 against the number in its last five Western Conference matchups and is 1-4 at the betting window in its last five games playing on one day of rest.

The Jazz, meanwhile, are 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games overall, are 8-1 against the number in their last nine games playing on no rest, and are 7-1 at the betting window in their last eight conference games. They’re also 12-5 against the spread in their last 17 games coming off a win of more than 10 points.

MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ -4.5

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