Spurs vs. Jazz Prediction
Bettors only have to lay 3 points to take LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs tonight on the road versus the Jazz but is the 9:00PM ET tip-off a trap game?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Spurs are only -3 to beat the Jazz tonight while the over/under is sitting at 183.5 points. While the side hasn’t moved for tonight’s game, the total opened at 185.5 before dropping two full points.
The Spurs have covered the number in seven of their last 10 games playing on two days of rest and are 24-11 against the number in their last 35 games following a failed cover in their previous contest. They’re also 13-6 against the number in their last 19 games versus Northwest opponents and are a perfect 7-0 ATS in their last seven games played on Tuesday.
San Antonio has been excellent for bettors in this series as well, covering in four of its last five games versus Utah. The Jazz, meanwhile, are 2-8 against the number in their last 10 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous contest and are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games versus an opponent with a winning record.
Trap game or not, how often do bettors have an opportunity to lay less than two baskets on the high-powered Spurs, especially when they’re rested? Lay the points.
TUESDAY NBA FREE PICK: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -3