The Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz meet Thursday in NBA action at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
|Date:||Thursday, December 26, 2019|
|Time:||at 2:30pm EST|
|Location:||Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Odds/Point Spread:||UTAH -6|
FROM 131 PREDICTIONS
|40%||PORTLAND||67% over 220|
|The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Portland’s last 8 games.||The total has gone OVER in 11 of Utah’s last 16 games.|
|Portland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.||Utah are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.|
|Portland are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Utah.||Philadelphia are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.|
|Portland are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Utah.||The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games against Portland.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland’s last 5 games on the road.||The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah’s last 7 games at home.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Portland’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Utah.||The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games when playing at home against Portland.|
|Portland are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games this season.||Utah are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.|
|Portland are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western conference.||Utah are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Western conference.|
|Portland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in December.||18-12 (12-17-1 ATS) this season|
|14-17 (13-16-2 ATS) this season|
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
Utah Jazz Injuries
|Rodney Hood (Achilles) is out indefinitely||Mike Conley (Hamstring) is out indefinitely|
|Jusuf Nurkic (Leg) is out indefinitely|
Portland Trail Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers go to Salt Lake City, Utah, to take on the Utah Jazz on Thursday at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Blazers are falling off of a frustrating misfortune to the New Orleans Pelicans, who have been horrendous this season. The misfortune was an ideal presentation of the Blazers here and there season. The misfortune to the Pelicans additionally finished a four-game series of wins that Portland was on.
The Trail Blazers are 14-17 on the season and have ended up as a vastly improved group after the marking of Carmelo Anthony and the arrival of Damian Lillard. The Blazers are in the main 11 in focuses per game, bounce back per game and focuses permitted per game, however are the least in helps per game as they have to pass the ball around substantially more. Anthony’s expansion to the group has been considerably more positive than negative, yet it absolutely has smothered ball development.
The Utah Jazz is falling off a misfortune to an amazing Miami Heat group. The misfortune snapped a five-game series of wins that the Jazz was on.
The Jazz is 18-12 on the season and beginning to discover a touch of a year ago’s structure, as the Jazz began the season as one of the most disillusioning groups in the alliance. A ton has been considered the Jazz, as a potential tricky season finisher contender. Be that as it may, the series of wins has returned a sparkle in the Jazz group. The Jazz may likewise have another sparkle as they have pulled off the first NBA exchange this season since the Russell Westbrook exchange. The Utah Jazz exchanged Dante Exum and picks to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jordan Clarkson. Clarkson can add a genuinely necessary flash to the seat.
Portland is 13-16-2 ATS this season
Over is 15-16 for Portland this season
Utah is 13-17 ATS this season
Over is 14-16 for the Jazz this season
This matchup is excessively conflicting, yet high-potential groups. I think in light of the fact that the Utah Jazz has an astounding home record of 11-3 on the season, they will safeguard their home field and win a nearby game. Last Score Prediction, Portland Trail Blazers win 120-115.