Utah Jazz (16-24) at Washington Wizards (23-17)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Capitol One Arena)
The Line: Washington Wizards -7.5 -- Over/Under: 205 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena.
The Utah Jazz need a win here after losing six of their last seven games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 100.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.7 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 18.5 points and 3.4 assists while Rodney Hood is averaging 16.8 points and 2.7 rebounds. Derrick Favors is the third double-digit scorer and Ricky Rubio is dishing 4.9 assists. The Utah Jazz are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.8 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have lost their last seven road games.
The Washington Wizards look for another victory after winning six of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 106.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 23.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 18.7 points and nine assists. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Kelly Oubre Jr. is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won five of their last six home games.
The Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wizards are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Jazz are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings, the home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 20-8 in the last 28 meetings.
The Utah Jazz are back in one of those slumps where they're being outscored by 8.2 points in their last five games and have failed to cover five of their last six road games. The Washington Wizards continue to be far better at home than on the road where they're outscoring teams by 6.2 points on the season. The Jazz are also 3-7 this season ATS when an underdog by at least six points. Give me the Wizards in a blowout.