Looking to win big? The Suns and Jazz face off at 10:00 ET on ESPN. The Jazz are hosting the game at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT. The Suns are the favored team in this Western conference contest against the Jazz. The game’s over/under currently sits at 236.5 points.
PHOENIX SUNS VS UTAH JAZZ BETTING PICK
The Pick: Phoenix Suns -5
This game will be played at Delta Center at 10:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE PHOENIX SUNS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-101 in favor of the Suns.
- Our projections have Devin Booker finishing with Devin Booker points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will Phoenix Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?
The Suns head into today’s action with an overall record of 5-6 and have gone 1-2 over their previous three games. On the road this season, the Suns have posted a 3-2 record, whereas they have a 2-4 record at home.
So far, Phoenix is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-6. When playing on the road, the Suns hold an ATS record of 3-2 in contrast to a 2-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Suns recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 133 points against the Timberwolves. This output exceeded their season average of 113.7 points per game. Kevin Durant is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 30.1. Meanwhile, Eric Gordon also brings a PPG average of 13.7 into the game.
The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 16th in the league, allowing an average of 112.4 points per contest.
In the terms of takeaways, Suns are causing 15.5 turnovers per game, ranking 27th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 3rd in rejections, averaging 6.5 blocked shots each game.
Is a Home Win Possible for Utah?
The Jazz have a below .500 record of 4-7 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Suns. In road games, the Jazz have a 1-5 record this season, in contrast to their 3-2 record when playing at home.
The Jazz have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 5-6. This season, Utah has a 2-0 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-6 as underdogs.
In their previous game, the Jazz’s offense finished with 115 points, which is right in line with their current average of 114 points per contest. The top scorer for the Jazz was Jordan Clarkson with 30 points, while Lauri Markkanen also chipped in with 21 points.
So far, the Jazz’s defense is ranked 26th in the league at 119.5 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Jazz defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 58.3% while allowing 35.4% from downtown.