Celtics vs. Jazz Pick

NBA Predictions: Will Celtics and Jazz stay under betting total? 3/28/18

Is the under a smart play when two strong defensive teams in the Boston Celtics and host Utah Jazz square off tonight at 9:30PM ET?

511 Boston Celtics at 512 Utah Jazz, 9:30PM ET


According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Jazz are an 8.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 194.5 points.

Bet NBA Action For Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Utah opened as a 6.5-point favorite before the line bumped up a couple points, while the total has dropped a point from 195.5. The spread has settled at -8.5 basically everywhere, while the total can be found at 194 or 194.5.


As of Wednesday afternoon, 54 percent of public bets are being placed on the Jazz. Online wager info also shows that 54 percent of bets are coming in on the over.


Celtics power forward Al Horford (ankle) is questionable to play. Power forward Marcus Morris (ankle) is out tonight. Point guard Kyrie Irving (knee) is out until early May, while point guard Marcus Smart (thumb) is out until mid-May. Power forward Daniel Theis (knee) and small forward Gordon Hayward (leg) are out for the season. For the Jazz, center Tony Bradley (brain injury) is probable. Point guard Raul Neto (wrist) is out until early April. Small forward Thabo Sefolosha (knee) is out for the season.


Center Rudy Gobert is making a push for the Defensive Player of the Year award for the Jazz as he is the catalyst for keeping the opposition's point total down. With Irving and several other key pieces possibly out for Boston, this is not an ideal situation. The Celtics' defense should keep them in this game and the score low, but ultimately Utah should be able to take care of business. Take the under here on the assumption that both teams will play their style of basketball.




NBA Headlines

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Knicks vs. Bucks Prediction The defending champion Bucks will host the Knicks at 10:00 p.m. ET on Friday night. Is 9 too big a number to lay with Milwaukee?
Thumbnail Jazz vs. Grizzlies Prediction The Grizzlies have won seven of their last 10 games, are taking on a Jazz team that has dropped eight of its last 10 games and are only laying 3 points as a home...
Thumbnail Celtics vs. Hawks Prediction The Celtics have won seven of their last 10 games but are small underdogs on Friday night in Atlanta where they’ll take on the Hawks at 7:30 p.m. ET. Is Boston a safe...
Thumbnail T-Wolves vs. Warriors Prediction The Warriors have won six of their last 10 games but their opponent on Thursday night – the Timberwolves – have won seven out of its last 10. Is Minnesota a good bet...
Thumbnail Lakers vs. 76ers Prediction The 76ers have won seven out of their last 10 games and are only laying 1.5 points to LeBron and the Lakers Thursday night in Philly. Will the Sixers cover and continue...