Planning on watching today’s Suns and Jazz game? Catch the action at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT, as the Jazz hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBA. In this Western matchup, the Suns are the betting favorite against the Jazz. The over/under for the game is 239 points.
PHOENIX SUNS VS UTAH JAZZ BETTING PICK
The Pick: Phoenix Suns -5
This game will be played at Delta Center at 8:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE PHOENIX SUNS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-102 in favor of the Suns.
- Our projections have Kevin Durant finishing with Kevin Durant points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.8% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can the Suns Lock in a Win at Salt Lake City?
The Suns will face the Jazz bringing in an overall record of 6-6 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. Currently, in the Western Conference, the team is ranked 8th, and they are 3rd in the Pacific division.
So far, Phoenix is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-7. On the road, the Suns have an ATS record of 3-3, as opposed to a 2-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
Phoenix’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 131 points vs. the Jazz. Overall, they hit 52.3% of their shots from the field and went 23/26 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Kevin Durant with 38 points. Devin Booker also added 24 points for the Suns.
On the defensive side, Suns is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 113.7 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Suns defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.6% while allowing 34.8% from downtown.
Are the Jazz Ready for a Home Win?
So far this season, the Jazz have a record of just 4-8, as they look to pick up a win over the Suns. On the road, the Jazz have gone 1-5 so far this season compared to their 3-3 mark at home.
For the season, Utah maintains an ATS record of .500, currently standing at 6-6 ATS. In their two most recent home games, Utah has covered the spread and they are 4-2 ATS at home compared to 2-4 on the road.
The Jazz offense is coming off a game in which they scored 128 points vs. the Suns. Overall their field goal percentage was 50.6% while connecting on 16 threes. Jordan Clarkson led the team in scoring, putting up 37 points. Additionally, Lauri Markkanen contributed 21 points for the Jazz.
At present, the Jazz’s defense is ranked 26th, allowing 120.5 points per game.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Jazz squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 57.6% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.0% from downtown.