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NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz

Favorite: Utah Jazz (44-28)

Underdog: Denver Nuggets (46-27)

Arena:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

When does the game start?

Thursday at 4:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN, SportsNet RM, ALT

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will face Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz on Thursday.

Betting Odds

Line: Utah -1.5

Moneyline: -129

Over/Under: 220.5

Movement Analysis: The over/under stands at its initial figure, displaying no swings. Utah has a record of 24-28 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 12-11 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Jazz vs Nuggets: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Utah Jazz 35-35 39-34 47-30
Denver Nuggets 34-34 36-34 48-30

Jazz Preview

Impact Players

Mitchell is a major contributor, responsible for 22.2% of the Jazz total offense, while taking an average of 19.6 field goal attempts. Gobert is a force down low, he averages 3.4 offensive boards a game and records 30.2% of his team's rebounds. The Jazz offense is orchestrated by Ingles, who accounts for 23.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over two times a game.

Insights

Utah is a disappointing 16-23 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 output on the boards, sporting a record of 19-19 when they fail to reach their 44.7 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.6 boards a contest.

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Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

Jokic is a major contributor, accounting for 17.9% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 field goal attempts. Jokic is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and collects 22.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who is responsible for 26.5% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 19-23 when they fail to reach their 111.5 scoring average. Utah allows 109.2 a contest. The Nuggets can win with a less than stellar performance on the glass, sporting a record of 19-22 when they fail to reach their 43.9 rebounding average, Utah allows 42.6 boards per contest.

Trends

Prediction

Utah : 112

Denver : 109

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Jazz vs Nuggets previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
02-05-2020 Jazz 95 Nuggets 98 -10 N 215.5 U
01-30-2020 Nuggets 106 Jazz 100 +2.5 Y 215.5 U
04-09-2019 Jazz 118 Nuggets 108 -2 Y 212.5 O
02-28-2019 Nuggets 104 Jazz 111 -7.5 N 226 U
01-23-2019 Jazz 114 Nuggets 108 -5.5 Y 217.5 O
11-03-2018 Nuggets 103 Jazz 88 -4.5 Y 210 U
Team Records
  DEN UTA  
55-37
All
47-32
31-15
Home
25-13
24-22
Away
22-19
40-17
as Fav
41-22
15-20
as Dog
6-10
46-42
ATS
36-42
22-20
ATS Home
16-21
24-22
ATS Away
20-21
47-45
O/U
43-36
24-22
O/U Home
21-17
23-23
O/U Away
22-19
Leaders
Points
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
Mitchell Photo
Utah Jazz
1655
Rebounds
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Gobert Photo
Utah Jazz
916
Assists
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
Mitchell Photo
Utah Jazz
294
Last 5 Games
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/26 @
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LAL
L 107-117
09/24 vs
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LAL
L 114-108
09/22 vs
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LAL
W 106-114
09/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-126
Jazz
Date Opp Result
09/01 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 78-80
08/30 vs
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DEN
L 119-107
08/25 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 107-117
08/23 vs
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DEN
W 127-129
08/21 vs
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DEN
W 87-124