Suns vs. Jazz - 4/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (38-38) at Phoenix Suns (20-56)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT, FSAZ
The Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns meet Sunday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Utah Jazz look for another win after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 97.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 96.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 19.7 points and 4.7 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. Rodney Hood is dishing 2.6 assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 11.2 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Phoenix Suns could use a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.5 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 107.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Brandon Knight is averaging 19.6 points and 5.1 assists while Devin Booker is averaging 13.4 points and 2.4 rebounds. Mirza Teletovic is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and Alex Len is dishing 1.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Jazz are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games. The Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Northwest. The Jazz are 15-7-1 ATS in the last 23 meetings in Phoenix and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Jazz are still fighting for a plyoff spot, and the Suns are complete trash and waiting for the offseason to arrive. I'll take Utah by double digits.