Jazz vs Spurs 2020 NBA Spread, Preview & Expert Pick

Jazz vs Spurs 2020 NBA Spread, Preview & Expert Pick

Written by on January 29, 2020

Northwest Division leader Utah looks to get back on track when they take on the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Utah has a 32-14 straight up record. The Jazz dropped a game to Houston on Jan. 27. Can Utah bounce back? Or, will the San Antonio Spurs take care of business in their building? Check out the NBA odds, a preview and a free pick for Jazz vs Spurs!

Jazz vs Spurs 2020 NBA Spread, Preview & Expert Pick

  • When: Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 8:30 pm ET
  • Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX
  • ATS Odds: Jazz -5
  • Over/Under Odds: 221

Why the Utah Jazz are a good bet -5?

The Jazz have turned into one of the top teams in the league. Utah averages 111.2 points per. What’s awesome is that the Jazz rank first in three-point percentage. They shoot 38.5% from deep. Utah ranks fourth in field goal percentage. The Jazz shoot 47.5% from the field. Although Utah doesn’t rank in the Top 5 in most defensive categories, they rank in the Top 10 in every defensive category. That gives Utah a huge edge on Wednesday.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 111.2
  • Field Goal %: 47.5
  • 3-Point %: 38.5
  • Free Throw %: 77
  • Rebounds/G: 45.8
Defense:
  • Points/G: 106.2
  • Field Goal %: 44.5
  • 3-Point %: 34.2
  • Free Throw %: 76
  • Rebounds/G: 43

Why the San Antonio Spurs are a good bet +5?

San Antonio is just 12-12 ATS at home. But they’re often the favorite. On Jan. 29, the Spurs get 5 points to work with. That’s good news for San Antonio backers. The Spurs play better at home than they do on the road. The Spurs beat the Miami Heat 107-102 at home as a +1 dog on Jan. 19. On Jan. 26, they failed to cover in a loss to Toronto by half a point at home. San Antonio covered versus Chicago on Jan. 27. They might lose SU but they could win ATS on Wednesday night.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Points/G: 113.3
  • Field Goal %: 47
  • 3-Point %: 37
  • Free Throw %: 80
  • Rebounds/G: 46.1
Defense:
  • Points/G: 114.3
  • Field Goal %: 46.2
  • 3-Point %: 36.3
  • Free Throw %: 77.6
  • Rebounds/G: 45.7

NBA Betting Trends for Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs

  • Jazz are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 following an ATS loss
  • Utah is 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games as a favorite
  • Jazz are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 on the road
  • Over is 7-0 in Jazz last 7 following an ATS loss
  • San Antonio is 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 games following an ATS loss
  • Spurs are 9-23 in their last 32 home games
  • Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings
  • Over is 8-1 in the Spurs last 9 versus a team with a winning straight up record

Jazz vs Spurs Final NBA Betting Analysis

Even though the Spurs have 5 points to work with, they won’t cover in this matchup. San Antonio is on a 3-match losing streak. The Suns beat the Spurs 103-99, Toronto 110-106, and Chicago 110-109.

San Antonio should dominate teams like the Bulls and Suns. But they haven’t. On Wednesday, they face one of the best teams in the NBA. The Rockets beat Utah 126-117 in the Jazz’s last. Utah can hang with high-scoring teams like San Antonio. They destroy teams that don’t play defense. The Spurs are defensively challenged. Expect Utah to blow past the -5 spread.

NBA Free Pick: Jazz -5

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