Of major concern has been the declining returns of the Utah Jazz. Utah was one of the most impressive teams on the NBA betting board in the season’s first half. The Jazz was touted as a serious threat to win the Western Conference during that time. Now that is no longer the case. Defending Western Conference champion Phoenix is running away with the top seed. However, that has made the Suns a little too comfortable. From a gambling perspective, Phoenix is not delivering consistent wagering value. Still, Friday’s Jazz vs. Suns matchup offers quality basketball.
Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz Betting Information
Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz CashBet Wagering Analysis
On this occasion, we get a Western Conference matchup that will draw plenty of sportsbook activity. Phoenix will get strong consideration from Wise Guys. The Suns should be a quality road dog in this spot. To be exact, sharps love a strong team when they are getting points. Squares will lean with the Jazz. Phoenix has won a lot of converts as the best team in the West. And causal fans always take comfort in quality home teams. Thus, we get the traditional divide of squares and sharps in this matchup.
Gamblers Burned with Sour Notes by Jazz
Of great concern is that Utah has failed to cover seven of their most recent eight games. In just three of their last nine outings, the Jazz went over the betting on NBA total. Now, Utah stands at 46-32 straight up, 31-44-3 against the spread, and 35-41 under the total. NBA metrics show the Jazz ranked 7th for scoring offense, 5th for offensive rebounding, 10th for points allowed, and 1st for defensive rebounding.
Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz with 26.1 points per game. Further support comes from Rudy Gobert, with 15.3 points and 14.7 rebounds per contest.
Suns Setting on Trips to Payout Window
Late on, the Suns have covered only three of their past seven pro basketball betting matchups. Phoenix went under the total in three of their last four games. The Suns have a record of 62-16 straight up, 42-36 against the spread, and 42-37 over the total. Overall, the Suns have NBA metrics of 4th for scoring offense, 11th for offensive rebounds, 9th for points allowed, and 18th for defensive rebounding. First place in the Western Conference belongs to Phoenix by seven games.
First among Phoenix scorers is Devin Booker, with 26.6 points per game. Deandre Ayton adds 17.1 points and 10.2 rebounds per contest.
Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz Against the Spread
Phoenix is 59% against the spread in away games. Meanwhile, the Suns are 51% vs. the odds in Western Conference matchups. Phoenix has covered 63% of their basketball betting matchups as underdogs. Specifically, the Suns are 51% under the total on the road. Phoenix is 52% to the under in Western Conference action. The Suns are 54% over the total as underdogs.
Utah is 43% against the spread in home games. While as a favorite, the Jazz are 42% vs. the odds. Utah is 41% on the board in Western Conference matchups. Overall, the Jazz are 51% over the total in-home court action. Utah is 55% under the total as chalk. And then Utah is 53% over the total against Western Conference opponents.
Phoenix has covered six of its last eight games against Utah. Additionally, the Suns and Jazz are 5-2 over the total in their series. Phoenix has covered three of its previous four trips to Utah. Also, this series is 2-5 under the total at Vivint Arena.
Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz CashBet Free Pick
In this NBA gambling situation, the Suns will get a great price. Cause by their status as the road team against a contending host.
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