Phoenix Suns vs. Utah Jazz - 10/6/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (0-0) vs. Phoenix Suns (0-0)
NBA Basketball: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Smart-Home Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -4 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
NBA preseason features a Friday night tilt between the Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns.
The Phoenix Suns are looking for consecutive wins with a trip to face the Utah Jazz. The Suns opened the preseason with a 114-112 win over the Portland Trail Blazers with a late scoring burst securing the win. The Suns outshot the Trail Blazers 46.8%-43% and won the rebounding battle 63-45 with Portland staying competitive because of 21 more looks at the basket. TJ Warren pumped in a game high 24 points on 9-15 to pace six Suns in double figures while Devin Booker netted 19 points on 4-12 followed by 15 points and 13 rebounds from Troy Daniels. Josh Jackson and Alex Len dropped 14 points each with Len hauling in a game high 18 rebounds for plenty of balance and muscle for the Suns.
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The Utah Jazz have built a 2-0 record in the preseason following a 117-78 victory versus Maccabi (exhibition). The game was never in doubt as Utah jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. The Jazz burned the nets with 56% from the floor including a hefty 14-26 performance on threes. The Utah defense was at their best by holding Maccabi to a mere 30% shooting. Alec Burks was the Suns top scorer with 16 points and eight rebounds on 5-7 from the floor while Frederic Bourdillon and Joe Ingles added 12 points apiece on a combined 9-13 shooting. Five others chipped in 8-9 points as the Jazz were too big and athletic
Over is 6-1 in Suns last 7 overall and over is 4-1 in Suns last 5 road games and Suns are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 Friday games. Jazz are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and over is 5-2 in Jazz last 7 home games and over is 5-2 in Jazz last 7 Friday games. Suns are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Utah and under is 18-8 in the last 26 meetings.
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