Pacers vs. Jazz NBA Prediction
The Jazz are laying 8.5 points to the Pacers on Thursday night in Utah at 9:00 p.m. ET. Is that number too big or will Utah cover while also improving to 9-3 on the new season?
551 Indiana Pacers (+8.5) at 552 Utah Jazz (-8.5); o/u 219.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, November 11, 2021
Venue: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
Indiana Pacers DFS Notes
Malcolm Brogdon (illness) will play on Wednesday vs. the Nuggets, as expected. He's back in action after a two-game stint on the sidelines, so he should see his usual minutes with the starters, which will result in less run for T.J. McConnell. Feel free to get him active.
Utah Jazz DFS Notes
Donovan Mitchell hit 11-of-20 shots and five 3-pointers for 27 points, three rebounds, five assists, three steals and just one turnover in Tuesday's easy 110-98 win over the Hawks. Mitchell played at a high level tonight while Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 points, Jordan Clarkson had 16 and four 3-pointers, Royce O'Neale added 11 points, five boards, four assists and a 3-pointer, Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, nine boards and a block, and Rudy Gobert finished with nine points, 14 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in the win. They'll all look to keep it going in Indy on Thursday night.
Pacers vs. Jazz NBA Betting Prediction
The Jazz have covered in seven of their last nine games as a home favorite, are 13-6 against the spread in their last 19 games as a favorite and are 7-1 against the number in their last eight games when facing an opponent with a losing record. Utah has also cashed in five of last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage below .400.
NBA FINALS BETTING PREDICTION: UTAH JAZZ -8.5