Mavericks at Jazz - 4/13/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (48-31) at Utah Jazz (37-43)
NBA Basketball: Monday, April 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -11.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, ROOT
The Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz play Monday night at the EnergySolutions Arena.
The Dallas Mavericks look to build on their three-game winning streak. On the season, the Mavericks are averaging 105.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and are allowing 102.2 points on 45 percent shooting. Monta Ellis is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists while Dirk Nowitzki is averaging 17.3 points and six rebounds. Tyson Chandler is grabbing 11.4 rebounds and Rajon Rondo is dishing 6.5 assists. The Dallas Mavericks are coming off a Sunday win over the Lakers in which they shot 54.2 percent from the field. The Mavs have won 13 of their last 16 games when topping 100 points. However, the Mavericks have lost seven of their last 11 road games. Chandler Parsons is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Utah Jazz look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. On the season, the Jazz are averaging 94.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and are allowing 94.6 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 19.1 points and 4.1 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.4 points and 8.2 rebounds. Trey Burke is dishing 4.3 assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Utah Jazz continue to impress, and they’re shooting 38.8 percent from deep in their last five games. This is the Jazz’s last home game, and they’ve won eight of their last 12 at home. The Jazz are a team to watch next season. Burke is questionable with a back injury.
The Mavericks are 11-28-2 ATS in their last 41 vs. Western Conference and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Jazz are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference and 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Mavericks are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Utah and 5-0-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Mavs are obviously resting all of their key players. That's bad news consdiering the Jazz were playing great ball regardless. Look for Utah to win big for its home fans.