Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Prediction
Are the Trail Blazers a bad bet tonight against the Jazz playing on no rest?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Jazz are 6-point home favorites versus the Trail Blazers while the over/under currently sits at 202 points after opening at 205. Tip-off for tonight's game is set for 9:00PM ET.
After losing by a point last night in Minnesota, Portland is now 8-2 over its last 10 games and 9-1 at the betting window during that stretch. The Blazers are still just 37-40 at the betting window on the year, however, which includes an 18-22 ATS record on the road this year.
Utah enters play tonight with a 5-5 record on the hardwood over its last 10 games and a 4-5-1 record at the betting window over that same span. The Jazz are 34-40 against the spread on the season and 18-18 ATS at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The favorite is a perfect 5-0 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams and so is the home team. The Jazz are also 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six home games and 3-1-1 against the number in their last five home games against an opponent with a losing road record. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 16-35-1 at the betting window in their last 52 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ -6