Utah Jazz (29-10) at Washington Wizards (14-25)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Capital One Arena)
The Line: Washington Wizards +10 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards meet Thursday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena.
The Utah Jazz look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 116.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 108.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 24.6 points and 5.4 assists while Jordan Clarkson is averaging 18 points and 2.2 assists. Mike Conley is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 13.5 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.8 rebounds per game.
The Washington Wizards need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 114.6 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 120.1 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 32.3 points and 5.3 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 21.2 points and 10.1 assists. Rui Hachimura is the third double-digit scorer and Davis Bertans is grabbing three rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 38.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.
The Jazz are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 23-8 ATS in their last 31 games overall. The Wizards are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 23-7 ATS in their last 30 games playing on 0 days rest. The over is 5-2 in Jazz last 7 overall. The over is 4-1 in Wizards last 5 overall. The Jazz are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Washington and 7-1-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The Utah Jazz aren't nearly as hot as they were two weeks ago, but they're still 26-13 against the spread on the season and they win in the favorite role by an average of 8.7 points. The Washington Wizards are looking more and more like the team we saw from the start of the season, they're on the end of a back to back and they're losing their last five games by an average of 11.2 points. Thick number, but it's Jazz or pass for me.