Jazz vs. Spurs - 2/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (48-9) at Utah Jazz (28-28)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:30 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz +3 -- Over/Under: 193 See the Latest Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz square off Thursday at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The San Antonio Spurs look for another win after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 105.2 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 92.7 points on 43.4 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 16.9 points and 8.3 rebounds while Tony Parker is averaging 12.5 points and 5.1 assists. Patty Mills is dishing 2.7 assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won six of their last seven road games.
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The Utah Jazz look to stay hot after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 98.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 97.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 20.1 points and 3.6 assists while Derrick Favors is averaging 16.8 points and 8.5 rebounds. Shelvin Mack is dishing four assists and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 10.4 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Jazz are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won seven straight home games.
The Spurs are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest. The Jazz are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The Spurs are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Utah.
The Spurs have been looking a little shaky lately, and the Jazz continue to fly under the radar as one of the hottest teams in the league. I like the Jazz and the free bucket.