Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz 2/9/2021 NBA Odds and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz 2/9/2021 – An important non-conference game is all set to take place between the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz from Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Boston Celtics are one of those top teams in the Eastern Conference play as they hold the fourth spot behind the Brooklyn Nets. Utah Jazz, on the other hand, are sitting at the top of the Western Conference play. The NBA betting covers have been flourishing as this entertaining game takes place between two top teams. The Jazz will play this game at home as Boston looks forward to rebound from their last defeat.
Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz 2/9/2021
Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz 2/9/2021 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
Boston Celtics won 12 of their 22 games this season and they are two games ahead of the .500 mark. Celtics are ahead of the Pacers and they enter this game with a losing record. The Celtics dropped their last game against the Suns with a final score of 100-91. The Celtics are scoring an average of close to 110 points per game with their scoring offense. Jayson Tatum took the lead in scoring with 23 points and went eight for 22 with his scoring attempts. Tatum contributed seven assists while Kemba Walker tossed in 14 points and four assists.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 17 GP 17 GS 35.5 MIN 27 PTS 0.5 OR 6.5 DR 7.1 REB 4.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 22.41 PER
J. Brown G 20 GP 20 GS 33.1 MIN 26.4 PTS 1.1 OR 4.4 DR 5.5 REB 3.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.48 PER
K. Walker PG 9 GP 9 GS 27.2 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.4 REB 4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 1.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.55 PER.
Utah Jazz Betting
Utah Jazz are dominating the Western Conference play with a 19-5 overall record. The Jazz are just half-game ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers and they will do their best to sustain in their top spot. Utah will enter this game with a solid four-game winning streak. The Jazz defeated Indiana Pacers in their last game with a final score of 103-95. Donovan Mitchell took the lead with a team-high of 27 points with nine boards and 11 assists. Rudy Gobert was the other notable player for Utah with 16 boards and 16 points in total.
Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG 22 GP 22 GS 33.4 MIN 23.5 PTS 1 OR 3.3 DR 4.3 REB 4.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3.1 TO 2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.53 PER
J. Clarkson PG 24 GP 0 GS 25.4 MIN 17.5 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.4 REB 1.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 1.5 PF 1 AST/TO 19.26 PER
M. Conley PG 23 GP 23 GS 29.3 MIN 16.5 PTS 1 OR 2.7 DR 3.7 REB 5.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 1.8 PF 2.9 AST/TO 20.07 PER.
Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz 2/9/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games.
Utah are 14-1-1 ATS in their last 16 games.
Marcus Smart PG Calf is out indefinitely
Mike Conley PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Boston
Boston Celtics vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks
The NBA moneyline is in favor of Utah to win and cover the spread. Utah has a better scoring offense than the Boston Celtics and they have some of the best shooters to get those extra points. Back Utah to win this game with ease.
Moneyline: The ML for Boston is +145 and the ML for Utah is -175.
ATS: The spread allocated for the Celtics is +4 (-111) and the spread allocated for Utah is -4 (-111).
TOTALs: The total will go over 220.5 (-110) for Boston and the same will go under for Utah.
Score Prediction: 114 – 103 Jazz