Jazz vs. Wizards - 3/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (30-33) at Utah Jazz (29-35)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, ROOT
The Washington Wizards and Utah Jazz square off Friday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Washington Wizards look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 20 points and 9.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.8 points and 3.3 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10.1 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Utah Jazz need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 97.6 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 97.4 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 20 points and 3.7 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.8 points and 8.4 rebounds. Rodney Hood is dishing 2.9 assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have lost three straight home games.
The Wizards are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jazz are 0-9 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Jazz are too good of a team to continue slumping. The Wizards aren't good outside of Washington and haven't covered numbers with any consistency. Give me the home team and reasonable number.