NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz
Favorite: Utah Jazz (44-28)
Underdog: Denver Nuggets (46-27)
When does the game start? Tuesday at 6:30 PM ET
Broadcast: TNT, ALT, SportsNet RM
Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will cross paths with Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.
Line: Utah -3
Over/Under: 220Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its original figure, displaying no major movement. Utah has a record of 24-27 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Denver is 11-11 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Mitchell leads the attack, accounting for 22.2% of the Jazz total offense, while taking an average of 19.6 field goal attempts. Gobert is a force in the low block, he averages 3.4 offensive boards a contest and grabs 30.1% of his team's rebounds. The Jazz offense is run by Ingles, who is responsible for 23.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over two times a game.
Utah is a disappointing 16-22 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Denver allows 110. The Jazz are 18-18 when they shoot below their 38% season average from three. The Nuggets allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Jazz can win with a less than excellent performance on the glass, sporting a record of 19-18 when they fail to reach their 44.8 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.7 boards a contest.
Jokic is a major contributor, accounting for 17.9% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 shots per game. Jokic is a player to watch, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and collects 22% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is conducted by Jokic, who accounts for 26.4% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a contest.
Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 19-23 when they fail to reach their 111.4 scoring average. Utah allows 109.1 per contest. The Nuggets can win with a less than excellent output on the glass, sporting a record of 18-22 when they fail to reach their 44 rebounding average, Utah allows 42.6 boards per contest.
Utah : 111
Denver : 110
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