Jazz vs. Cavaliers - 3/14/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (47-18) at Utah Jazz (30-35)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 10:30 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSOH, ROOT
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz square off Monday night at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep rolling after winning six of their last seven games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 97.2 points on 44.5 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.9 points and 7.4 rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 19.3 points and 4.5 assists. Kevin Love is grabbing 10 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.5 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won six of their last nine road games.
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The Utah Jazz could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 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 split their last six home games.
The Cavaliers are 9-24-2 ATS in their last 35 Monday games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest. The Jazz are 14-6-1 ATS in their last 21 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Cavaliers are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Utah.
The Jazz continue to struggle, especially on the offensive end. That's not good against a Cavs team that can really fill it up. Look for Cleveland to win and cover the reasonable number.