Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Prediction

Trail Blazers vs. Jazz, 3/9/22 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

The Trail Blazers and Jazz meet in Utah on Wednesday night at 10:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Jazz are laying a whopping 17 points while the total sits at 218.5 – what’s the best bet when it comes to this matchup?

Game Snapshot

519 Portland Trail Blazers (+17) at 520 Utah Jazz (-17); o/u 218.5

10:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Venue: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT

TV: ESPN

Portland Trail Blazers DFS Notes

Keon Johnson scored 14 points on 3-of-14 shooting and added seven rebounds, an assist and a steal as Portland fell to Minnesota 124-81. The rookie from Tennessee went 15/2/5/1 in his last game out, and despite his poor shooting Monday, his final numbers were both encouraging and serviceable. There's a good chance Portland prioritizes player development over winning games down the stretch of a lost season, and Johnson is a guy who should certainly benefit if that's the case. He's worth an add in deeper leagues.

Utah Jazz DFS Notes

Donovan Mitchell hit 5-of-19 shots, 2-of-9 3-pointers and 5-of-7 free throws for 17 points, four rebounds, nine assists and a steal in 35 minutes of Monday's 111-103 loss to the Mavericks. Mitchell's looked off in two of his last three games but it's probably just late-season fatigue. He's due for a big game in the near future and the tanking Blazers might be ripe for the picking on Wednesday.

Trail Blazers vs. Jazz NBA Betting Prediction

The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams, is 3-1-1 in the Blazers’ last five games overall and is 5-1 in their last six games following a loss. On the other side, the under is 9-2 in the Jazz’ last 11 home games, is 9-2 in their last 11 games as a home favorite and has cashed in nine of their last 13 games overall.

NBA BETTING PREDICTION: TRAIL BLAZERS/JAZZ UNDER 218.5

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