When the Utah Jazz are healthy, they can beat anyone listed on the NBA betting board. However, the Jazz have not been able to stay healthy. And when Utah has a shorthanded lineup, they are just another NBA team. Consider that the Jazz could have won the 2021 Western Conference championship. But Donovan Mitchell was not at 100%, and that doomed Utah. In a similar way, can the Clippers relate to the Jazz. LA has missed its marquee man Kawhi Leonard all season. Now Paul George is out of action to add to the Clippers’ misery index.
Utah Jazz vs. LA Clippers Betting Information
Utah Jazz at LA Clippers CashBet Wagering Analysis
Despite missing Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Clippers will still get plenty of sportsbook support. LA remains a respected brand with casual bettors. Home court is another draw to square bettors. On the other hand, sharps are always like a quality team on the road. Away games are where the best teams will consistently bring the most value with the best prices. Especially when that road team faces a respected brand playing at home. LA is at home with a betting public loathe to take road teams. Utah will get an enhanced price from oddsmakers to offset that casual money preference.
Jazz Hit Sour Note Recently
Late on, Utah has gotten the cash in only three of its last nine games. Only one of Utah’s previous five games cleared the betting on NBA total. As a result, Utah stands at 45-29 straight up, 41-40-3 against the spread, and 33-39-2 over/under the total. The Jazz have NBA metrics of 6th for scoring offense, 4th for offensive rebounding, 10th for points allowed, and 1st for defensive rebounding.
First among Utah scorers is Donovan Mitchell, with 25.9 points and 5.4 assists per game. Mitchell has scored 24 or more points in eight of his last nine games. Meanwhile, Rudy Gobert is day-to-day with a bruised right leg. Gobert is averaging 15.3 points and 14.6 rebounds per contest.
Clippers Shorthanded at Worst Possible Time
Previously the Clippers have failed to cover five of their last six games vs. the linemaker. LA has gone over the pro basketball betting total in just three of their most recent ten games. As a result, LA is 36-39 straight up, 36-39 against the spread, and 34-38 over/under. The Clippers have NBA metrics of 25th for scoring offense, 20th for offensive rebounding, 11th for points allowed, and 28th for defensive rebounding.
Utah Jazz at LA Clippers Against the Spread
On the road, Utah is 43% against the spread. Specifically, as a favorite, the Jazz are 44% vs. the line. In Western Conference games, the Jazz are 45% on the board. On the road, Utah is 58% under the total. While as a favorite, Utah is 57% under the total. In Western Conference games, the Jazz are 53% over the number.
At home, LA is 44% against the spread. And then, as an underdog, the Clippers are 50% vs. the line. In Western Conference games, the Clippers are 46% on the board. At home, LA is 55% over the total. While as an underdog, the Clippers are 52% under the number. In Western Conference games, the Clippers are 56% under the total.
Head-to-Head, Utah is 2-4 against LA vs. the spread. The Jazz and Clippers are 5-2 over the total. Specifically, at LA, the Jazz are 2-5 vs. the number. Also, this series is 4-3-1 over the basketball betting total at LA.
Utah Jazz at LA Clippers CashBet Free Pick
As mentioned earlier, the Clippers are not a good NBA gambling value at home. Most important of all, LA lacks the lineup and depth of the Jazz.
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