Brooklyn Nets vs. Utah Jazz - 1/14/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Utah Jazz at Brooklyn Nets
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Barclays Center)
UTAH -1.0 . Total
The Utah Jazz are on the road for a matchup with the Brooklyn Nets. The Jazz are (27-12), coming off a 127-116 win over the Washington Wizards. The Nets are (18-20), after upending the Atlanta Hawks, 108-86.
In the jazz win over the Wizards, Utah was led throughout the game by Bojan Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic was 12 of 23 from the floor, hitting all 5 foul shots, totaling 31 points. The Jazz shot 53% from the floor and 33% from the 3-point range. The Jazz were able to put some distance between the Wizards, due to their trips to the charity stripe. Utah made 6 more free throws than Washington.
In the Nets win over the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn was guided on offense by Kyrie Irving. Irving was 10 of 11 from the floor, recording 21 points. The Nets shot 53% from the floor and 38% from the floor. Brooklyn smoked Atlanta on the boards, out rebounding Atlanta 74 to 41. The Nets never trailed in the game and led by as many as 39 points.
Recent Betting Trends:
Jazz are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
Jazz are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against Brooklyn.
The over is 5-1 in Jazz last 6 games against the Atlantic division.
Nets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
Nets are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.
The over is 4-2 in Nets last 6 games.
The Jazz are on quite the win streak lately, having won 9 in a row. The Nets have won 2 in a row with the presence of Irving. The Jazz have a winning record on the road, having gone 12-9 to this point. Brooklyn who has struggled at times to score, will have a tough time against a Utah defense that has been consistent all year. The Jazz have the best 3-point offensive percentage and should see an increase in offensive production, since the Nets rank 17th in scoring defense. Final score prediction, Jazz will win and cover, 108-104.