NBA 2k20 Sim: Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz 5/12/20 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz 5/12/20 – Two powerhouse teams in the NBA Western Conference are set to do battle with the Houston Rockets going up against the Utah Jazz in this NBA 2k20 simulation game. This match will happen on Tuesday and it will be hosted on twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Houston Rockets have high projections owning two MVPs in their roster but they find themselves at sixth place in the NBA Western Conference standings. On the other hand, the Utah Jazz is once in the top three and they fell down to fourth place with a record of 41-23. In this simulation game, the Rockets are picked as the underdogs by NBA Bracket Betting against the Utah Jazz.
Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz 5/12/20
Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz 5/12/20 Betting Odds
Houston Rockets Betting
The Houston Rockets managed to combine former teammates turned MVPs in the past three years in James Harden and Russell Westbrook. “The Beard” is one of the three players given the highest 97 overall rating in NBA 2k20. His tag-team partner fell down to 89 overall but still one of the most potent scorers in the league. Ryan Covington is the only player to reach 80 overall aside from their top two stars while Eric Gordon is at 79 overall. Daniel House and PJ Tucker each have a 76 overall while Ben McLemore is at 75 overall. This team is loaded with shooters and they are running with D’Antoni’s full small ball roster. Austin Rivers and Demarre Carroll each have a 75 overall as they deepen the bench of the Rockets.
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz have been the hottest and coldest of teams in the NBA. Despite that, they were able to hold on to the fourth spot in the NBA Western Conference standings. This team is led by Donovan Mitchell on offense and Rudy Gobert in defense. Both own an 87 overall rating. Bojan Bogdanovic has been a huge free agent signing by the Jazz during the offseason and he plays both the PF and SF position with his 81 overall.
Jordan Clarkson is a mid-season acquisition as the Fil-Am wing gives the bench some boost with an 80 overall. Mike Conley came into this team but suffered injuries but when he is with them during the season, the Jazz are rolling with his 78 overall rating. Aussi Joe Ingles has been put to the bench but he is still a lethal shooter that gives their slashers and post up players some space.
Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks
The Rockets may be top-heavy but the Jazz is loaded in each position. Just the mere fact that you will matchup 6-foot-6 PJ Tucker to Rudy Gobert is already a huge disadvantage. Online Betting is giving the Jazz the upper hand in this sim.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Rockets for this game is +155 while the Jazz are much favored to win at -210.
ATS: It is a fair 4.5 points across the spread between Houston and Utah. Rockets are at +4.5 while the Jazz own the -4.5.
TOTALs: 108.5 is the given total for each team in this match. Rockets and Jazz look to go over with the talent that they have.
Score Prediction: 116 – 111 Jazz