Jazz vs. Warriors NBA Prediction
Is the betting total for tonight's matchup between the Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors set too high? Tip-off is set for 10:30 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Warriors are 11.5-point home favorites to beat the Jazz, who opened as 12-point road underdogs for tonight's game. The total, meanwhile, sits at 204 points after hitting the board at 205.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: As of Wednesday afternoon, 60% of the betting tickets are on the Warriors but 54% of the money is on the Jazz.
Injury Report: Rudy Gobert (knee) is out for the Jazz, as are Raul Neto (concussion) and Dante Exum (shoulder). On the other side, Steph Curry (ankle) remains out for the Warriors but Zaza Pachulia (shoulder) is probable for the Warriors.
Who We Like: The under. In the last 21 meetings between these two teams in Oakland, the under is 15-5-1. In the last 36 meetings overall, the under is 25-9-2 when these two teams meet.
The under is also a perfect 4-0 in the Jazz's last four games overall, is 4-0 in their last four games versus Western Conference opponents, and is 7-21 in their last 10 games when facing an opponent with a winning record. The under is also 9-3 in Utah's last 12 games when playing on zero rest.
On the other side, the under is a perfect 4-0 in the Warriors' last four games versus a team from the Northwest and is 5-1 in their last six games when playing on one day of rest. The under is also -2 in the Warriors' last nine games overall, is 5-1 in their last six home games, and is 6-2 in their last eight games coming off a win.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: JAZZ/WARRIORS UNDER 204