NBA Matchups  >>  Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers Preview 03/29/2013

 
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The Utah Jazz and the Portland Trail Blazers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Rose Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Trail Blazers listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Jazz, while the game's total is sitting at 196.
In their last action, Utah was a 103-88 winner at home against the Suns. They covered the 13.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (191) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Portland, they were a 111-93 loser as they battled the Nets at home. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Utah:
Team record: 36-36 SU, 37-34-1 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Portland
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Portland:
Team record: 33-38 SU, 33-35-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Utah
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 7-3
After playing Brooklyn are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Utah home to Brooklyn, Saturday, March 30
Portland at Golden State, Saturday, March 30