Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz 8/3/2020 Odds Picks and Game Analysis
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Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz 8/3/2020 – Two teams stumbling in their last games are seeking to bounce back as the Los Angeles Lakers face NBA Western Conference rival Utah Jazz this Monday, August 3. This match will happen at exactly 9:00 PM Eastern Time and will be televised by ESPN in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida. Live streaming will be shown through NBA League Pass subscription or SofaScore. The Lakers need just a few games to secure the best record of the conference and they are the favorites to win by NBA Parlay over the struggling Utah Jazz. Meanwhile, the Jazz needs this important game to not sink further in the NBA Playoff picture.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz 8/3/2020
Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz 8/3/2020 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers were off-tuned as they were outscored by the defending champion Toronto Raptors in their last game, 92-107. LeBron James led the team with 20 points, 10 boards and five assists while Antony Davis had an off night just doing 14 points and six rebounds. Kyle Kuzma came off the bench and tried to fill in Davis’ lack of production with 16 points, four rebounds and three triples. Alex Caruso had a fair night with 11 points and three assists while Dion Waiters provided 12 points, three rebounds and two triples. In order to win against the Jazz, Davis has to outplay Rudy Gobert.
Players to watch: A. Davis PF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 34.4 PTS 26.6 OR 2.2 DR 7.1 REB 9.3 AST 3.1 STL 1.5 BLK 2.4 TO 2.4 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.3 PER 28.05
L. James SF GP 62 GS 62 MIN 34.9 PTS 25.5 OR 1 DR 7 REB 8 AST 10.5 STL 1.2 BLK 0.5 TO 4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.6 PER 25.64
K. Kuzma PF GP 56 GS 7 MIN 24.8 PTS 12.6 OR 0.9 DR 3.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 PF 2 AST/TO 0.8 PER 11.76.
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz was outclassed in their last matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder and failed to score 100 points, 94-110. Donovan Mitchell only had 13 points to lead the team while shot 33% from the field. Mike Conley just contributed 12 points and four assists while Jordan Clarkson came off the bench with 11 points, three rebounds while going 4-17 from the field. Rudy Gobert did fair but much more is expected from him aside from doing 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks. The Jazz are looking for identity inside “The Bubble” but the loss of Bogdanovic hurt them a lot.
Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG GP 65 GS 65 MIN 34.4 PTS 24 OR 0.7 DR 3.6 REB 4.3 AST 4.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.6 PER 18.97
B. Bogdanovic SF GP 63 GS 63 MIN 33.1 PTS 20.2 OR 0.6 DR 3.5 REB 4.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.5 BLK 0.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 0.8 PER 15.78
J. Clarkson PG * GP 36 GS 0 MIN 25.5 PTS 15.6 OR 0.8 DR 2.2 REB 2.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 1.3 PER 17.1.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz 8/3/2020 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games.
Utah are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
R. Rondo PG (Thumb) is OUT 6-8 weeks
B. Bogdanovic SF (Wrist) is out for season
Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Lakers are clearly heading to this game as the favorites to win by Best Sportsbook over the Utah Jazz. The key matchup will be Rudy Gobert and Anthony Davis inside while the Lakers need more from their guards to step up. LeBron James will have his usual numbers and expect a good game from him.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Jazz if they won is at -250 while the Lakers will own a +200.
ATS: A wide six points between both teams in this game with the Lakers doing -6 while the Jazz are at +6.
TOTALs: It is 219 points for the total in this game for both teams to reach. Lakers will go under and the Jazz are under.
Score Prediction: 114 – 107 Lakers