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Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1/26/2022 NBA Previews and Game Analysis

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Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1-26-2022 NBA Previews and Game Analysis

Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1/26/2022 – The Phoenix Suns continue to tower over the entire league and are still hungry to widen the gap even further. The Utah Jazz are their next opponents and will be visiting their home court this Wednesday, January 26. The Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah will be the battleground for both NBA Western Conference titans. ESPN will be putting the game live on television at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed will be shared to NBA League Pass subscribers for the online live stream. The Phoenix Suns carry a small edge in NBA betting spreads over the Utah Jazz.

Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1/26/2022

When:January 26, 2022 10:00 PM ET
Where:Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
TV:ESPN
Stream:NBA League Pass

Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1/26/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Phoenix Suns -1.5 (-110)221.5 o (-110)-150
Utah Jazz +1.5 (-110)221.5 u (-110)+125
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Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns are now on a seven-game winning streak and they still own the best record in the NBA with their record at 37-9. They have a three-game edge over the Golden State Warriors and will aim to add more cushion between them. Their most recent opponents were the Utah Jazz and won by six points, 115-109. The game was played in Phoenix and will look for the same result once the home court advantage is switched. Devin Booker led the team in scoring with 33 points while Chris Paul tallied another double-double with 27 points and 13 assists.

Players to watch: D. Booker SG 39 GP 39 GS 33.3 MIN 24.5 PTS 0.9 OR 4.5 DR 5.4 REB 4.4 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 19.80 PER

D. Ayton C 28 GP 28 GS 29.9 MIN 16.8 PTS 2.8 OR 7.8 DR 10.6 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 0.9 AST/TO 22.88 PER

C. Paul PG 46 GP 46 GS 32.6 MIN 14.4 PTS 0.3 OR 4.1 DR 4.4 REB 10.2 AST 2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2.1 PF 4.3 AST/TO 21.12 PER.

Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz have only won once in their last five games and much worse is that they had only two victories in their last 10 matches. This team is still the fourth-best team in the NBA Western Conference and owns a three-game lead over the Dallas Mavericks. Their most recent opponents were the Suns and wish to learn from their previous game with home court advantage on their side. Jordan Clarkson was the team’s best scorer with 22 points followed by Trent Forrest who was elevated as the starting guard. Eric Paschall and Danuel House each contributed 14 points.

Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG 40 GP 40 GS 33.5 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 5.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 22.26 PER

B. Bogdanovic SF 46 GP 46 GS 30.8 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.8 OR 3.4 DR 4.2 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 1.1 AST/TO 16.87 PER

R. Gobert C 42 GP 42 GS 32.5 MIN 16 PTS 3.7 OR 11.4 DR 15.1 REB 1.2 AST 0.8 STL 2.3 BLK 1.8 TO 2.7 PF 0.6 AST/TO 25.99 PER.

Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz 1/26/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 7 games.
Phoenix are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Phoenix are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Utah.
Suns are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Utah.
Phoenix are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Phoenix are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Utah.
Suns are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 7 games played in January.

Utah Jazz

Utah are 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games.
Utah are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games against Phoenix.
Utah are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games at home.
Jazz are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Phoenix.
Utah are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Utah are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games played in January.

Injuries

Phoenix Suns

JaVale McGee C Knee is OUT Wednesday vs Utah
Jae Crowder SF Wrist is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Utah
Frank Kaminsky PF Knee is out indefinitely
Cameron Payne PG Wrist is out indefinitely
Abdel Nader PF Conditioning is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Utah
Dario Saric PF Knee is out indefinitely
Deandre Ayton C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Utah

Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert C Calf is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Phoenix
Bojan Bogdanovic SF Finger is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix
Joe Ingles SG Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix
Donovan Mitchell PG Concussion is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Phoenix
Royce O’Neale SF Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Phoenix

Head-to-Head
Phoenix SunsUtah Jazz
25-21-0Against the Spread 21-25-2
20-25-1Straight Up 24-23-1
113Points per Game 114
105Points Allowed per Game 107
47.57Offensive FG% 47.27
80.07Offensive FT% 77.77
36.3Offensive 3PT% 36.31
43.74Defensive FG% 44.84
74.46Defensive FT% 75.31
32.91Defensive 3PT% 34.05

Phoenix Suns vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks

This is expected to be a close game according to the top online sportsbook but the Phoenix Suns serve as the safer pick to make as compared to the Utah Jazz. The spread will definitely be covered while the total will slightly go over.

Moneyline: The Jazz at their home court is having an ML of +125 while the favored Suns are -150.

ATS: It is just 1.5 points across the spread in this game with the Suns are -1.5 while the Jazz are on the other side with +1.5.

TOTALs: The total set for this matchup is at 221.5 points with the Suns going over and the Jazz are under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 108, Suns