Game Preview: Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors

Game Preview: Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors

March 25, 2018 0 By Mike Dixon

VEGAS 

The Utah Jazz will look to pick up a win with a lot of lot starters ruled out, when they take on the Warriors in Golden State at Oracle Arena on Sunday in NBA basketball late game action.

The visiting Utah Jazz betting line opened this morning as -3.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks in Vegas, while the total was hovering around 202.

The Golden State Warriors sit at 54-18 (31-40-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Utah Jazz are currently 41-32 (38-34-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Golden State is 34-37-1 OU and Utah is 33-39-1 OU. This season the Golden State Warriors are 54-18 overall and 31-40-1 ATS against the number, while the Utah Jazz are 41-32 and 38-34-1 ATS. As for the totals, Golden State is 34-37-1 on the OU, and Utah is 33-39-1.

It’s a betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Golden State Warriors and the No. 3-ranked Utah Jazz, according to the NBA Power Rankings.

Stats to watch

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Utah Jazz rank No. 20 in the league with 42.92 per game. That compares with Golden State’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Golden State is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 11.58 per game, while the Utah Jazz rate No. 13 with 10.75 per contest.

Utah got 35 points from Donovan Mitchell en route to a 124-120 loss at the hands of Utah on Friday at AT&T Center.

Stephen Curry scored 29 points leading the Warriors to a 106-94 victory over Atlanta at Oracle Arena on Friday. Curry, Thompson, and Green are ruled out for this game. This is an easy pick, take the Utah Jazz on the road against a depleted Golden State Warriors roster.

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