Tip-off for this Western Conference matchup between the Jazz and Rockets is scheduled for 8:00 ET. The Rockets (-532) are favored by 10.5 points over the Jazz (+391), and the over/under line is set at 226.5.

Utah (29-41) has lost four straight games and is currently 12th in the Western Conference. On the other side, Houston (34-35) has won seven in a row and is 11th in the West.


The Pick: Utah Jazz +10.5

This game will be played at Toyota Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, March 23rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-103 in favor of the Rockets.
  • Our projections have Jalen Green finishing with Jalen Green points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Rockets finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.6% and knocking down 11 threes.

Can the Utah Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Utah’s O/U record for the season is now 37-31-2 after their last four games have gone under the line. Today’s O/U line is set at 226.5, and their games have averaged 237.3 points per game.

The Jazz are looking to snap a four-game losing streak after falling to the Mavericks by a score of 113-97. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 12th place and have a record of 29-41.

In non-conference games, the Jazz are 15-14 compared to 14-27 against Western Conference opponents. On the road, they are 9-26 for the season.

As the underdog, the Jazz are 16-36 this season and 25-27 ATS. The team’s ATS record on the road is 15-20, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last four games.

Utah’s most recent game vs. the Mavericks had an O/U line of 236.5, and they were 14.5-point underdogs. The teams combined for just 210 points in the game.

On the road this season, the Jazz are averaging 112.0 points per game, which is 20th in the league. Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 116.8 points per game.

Utah has scored less than their season average in four straight games and have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60% of their games this season.

When it comes to pace, the Jazz are 10th in the league at 99.8 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 18th at 46%.

Currently, the Jazz’s defense holds the 27th rank in the NBA, allowing 120.5 points per game. Utah’s defense is currently forcing 14.9 turnovers per game, which is 30th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 9th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.8 rejections per game.

Do the Rockets Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Today, the Rockets are favored by 10.5 points at home against the Jazz. Houston has won six straight games as the favorite and has an overall record of 20-5 when favored this season.

When looking at their ATS record, the Rockets are 25-10 at home and 39-29 overall. They have covered the spread in their last five home games and have an average scoring differential of +6.2 points per game at home.

As for their O/U record, the Rockets are 32-37 this season, and the over has hit in their last four games. On average, their games have finished with 226.3 points, which is just below today’s O/U line of 226.5.

In their most recent game, the Rockets defeated the Bulls by a score of 127-117. The O/U line for that game was 219.5, and Houston covered the spread as 3.5-point favorites.

With a record of 34-35, the Rockets are currently 11th in the Western Conference. In games against Western Conference opponents, they are 22-19 compared to 12-16 vs. the East.

At home, the Rockets are averaging 116 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. Overall, they are 16th in scoring at 113.8 points per game. In terms of pace, Houston is 14th in the league at 99.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Rockets are 26th in three-point percentage at 35%. They are also 26th in field goal percentage overall at 46%. In terms of assists, the Rockets are 25th in the league at 24.8 per game.

So far, the Rockets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 43.5% of their games. In terms of free throw shooting, they are 9th in made free throws per game at 18.2.

Coming into today’s game, the Rockets’ defense is giving up an average of 112.6 points per contest. Houston’s defense is currently forcing 12.4 turnovers per game, which is 12th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 23rd in blocked shots, with an average of 4.6 rejections per game.