76ers vs Jazz NBA Betting Odds, Preview and Picks
The Philadelphia 76ers will look to bounce back from their first loss of the season (Monday night vs PHX) as they head to Utah Wednesday night for a matchup with the Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Philly won both matchups vs Utah last season.
Let's take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
- Philadelphia 76ers: +114
- Utah Jazz: -134
- Philadelphia 76ers +2: -110
- Utah Jazz -2: -110
- Over 210.5: -110
- Under 210.5: -110
Key Points to Consider
Road Trip: Philly opened their current four-game road trip with a 114-109 loss in Phoenix, their first loss of the season. Joel Embiid will return to the lineup Wednesday night, though, after serving a two-game suspension for the altercation last week vs Minnesota.
X-Factor: We'll keep an eye on Donovan Mitchell to have a strong performance in this matchup. He's average close to 26 points on 52% shooting on the season, and he produced relatively well vs Philly last season. In two matchups vs 76ers last season, Mitchell averaged 27 points per game.
Defense: Utah heads into this matchup as the league's best defensive team, holding opponents to under 96 points per game. They are holding opponents to 91 points per game in the 3 games played in Utah so far.
ATS: Going back to last season, the Jazz are 20-7-1 against the spread (ATS) in their last 28 games following a loss.
Betting on the Total: AccuScore data would lean on the OVER here. Average combined score in sims is 215.9 points.
Joel Embiid is projected to lead Philadelphia with 23 points on 46% shooting, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 block.
Donovan Mitchell is projected to lead Utah with 26 points on 49% shooting, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 steals.
Two-star (out of four) hot trend pick. Thunder cover over 62 percent of simulated matchups. Average margin of victory for Utah in sims is +5.3 points.
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