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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz NBA Betting Preview, Odds and Predictions | August 3, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz NBA betting preview, odds and picks

In view of the long COVID-19 break did LeBron James express a desire to return. Much of that has to do with the hit documentary “The Last Dance.” Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and their six championships were an inspiring story. James has three NBA championship rings. On the whole, he dreams of equaling Jordan’s ring count. James rough first season in Los Angeles has been forgotten. LA is back as a top NBA betting draw. Monday night the Lakers face a Jazz team that is known for a strong defense. Utah can’t match the Lakers offense or full-court game. 

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz Betting Information

Date: Monday, August 3, 2020
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: The Arena (WWOS) Orlando, Florida
TV Coverage: ABC

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz Betting Odds

Lakers -6 (-110) 219 (-110) -240
Jazz +6 (-110) 219 (-110) +200
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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz CashBet Wagering Analysis

It follows that team reputation makes the Lakers a popular online sportsbook choice. Utah failed to show the same value as the previous seasons. Los Angeles hasn’t been this profitable for a long time. Still the Lakers popularity consistently puts them in overlay danger. Casual fans don’t see the Jazz capable of keeping pace. Perhaps the only worry is potential “Load Management” of the Lakers lineup. Presently the six-point line reflects the public view of both teams. When it comes to the betting line perception is reality. Utah is sure to attract some value hunters as a quality dog.

Lately, Lukewarm Lakers Show Value Decline

Starting with losses to the spread in three straight games is a Laker value drop. At the restart LA was 1-1 straight up and 0-2 vs. the board. Overall, the Lakers are still far and away tops in the West. Los Angeles is 50-15 straight up and 35-29-1 against the spread. Just 30 of their games have gone over the total. LA has gone under in eight of their last 10. Consistent with their standing is NBA metrics of eighth for scoring and second for points allowed.

Los Angeles has covered seven of their last 12 as a betting on NBA favorite of seven points or less. Additionally, five of their last seven in that role went under. Value has been much better for the Lakers than in past years. In view of public demand that has begun to change. Coach Frank Vogel has been as valuable as anyone on the team. Vogel has sold the Lakers are playing a complete game. Moreover, the defensive turnaround has been tremendous.

Mixed Music of the Jazz

Utah is 42-24 straight up and 31-33-2 vs. the line. Late on the Jazz have split their two restart games straight up and with the odds. Contrarily to the Lakers has Utah lost much of its traditional value. Utah has paid in six of their last seven as a Betting on basketball

dog of seven points or less. Five of their last six in that role went under. Accordingly, the Jazz rank 19th for scoring and ninth for points allowed.

For much of the season coach Quin Snyder has tried to generate more offense. As a result, the defense has sometimes been sacrificed. Snyder has made the Jazz a consistent winner during his tenure. Correspondingly this success has been based on tight defense. A subtle decline on the back end has hurt profitability on the board.

Los Angeles Lakers and Utah Jazz Head to Head with Spread

Overall, the Lakers have paid in 10 out of their last 14 games with the Jazz. Seven of the last 11 between these teams have gone under the total.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz CashBet Free Pick

In this situation, neither team is facing a win or else scenario. Utah has shown good basketball betting results in this spot. Finally, the Lakers are becoming the overlay that was expected all along.

Lakers vs. Jazz CashBet Best Bet: Utah Jazz


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