Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 5/12/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 5/12/2021 – The Utah Jazz are looking pretty well to secure the best record in the NBA heading to the playoffs. They just have to keep pace and taking a win over the Portland Trail Blazers will be very important for them. Both teams are set to clash on Wednesday, May 12 and it will be held inside the halls of the Vivint Arena located in Salt Lake City, Utah. This will be the featured game on ESPN and the live telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass has the game up through their online live stream platform. The Utah Jazz are seen in NBA game odds to win this match against the Portland Trail Blazers.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 5/12/2021
Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 5/12/2021 Betting Odds
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers succeeded in overtaking the Los Angeles Lakers but they have to keep pace and secure wins in their next games. This team has been in a good momentum and has won their last four matches. After this match against the league-leading Utah Jazz, they will still have to face the Phoenix Suns and the Denver Nuggets before ending the season. Their latest opponent were the Houston Rockets and won by an 11-point margin, 129-140. Damian Lillard led the team with 32 points, nine rebounds, six assists and six three-pointers during that match.
Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 64 GP 64 GS 35.7 MIN 28.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.8 DR 4.3 REB 7.6 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 1.5 PF 2.5 AST/TO 25.65 PER
C. McCollum SG 44 GP 44 GS 33.9 MIN 23 PTS 0.6 OR 3.4 DR 4 REB 4.7 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.9 PF 3.5 AST/TO 20.86 PER
N. Powell SF 24 GP 24 GS 34 MIN 17.6 PTS 1 OR 2.3 DR 3.3 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 14.98 PER.
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz now have a two-game lead over the Phoenix Suns and they need to win just one of their last three games to secure the best record in the NBA heading to the playoffs. If they fail to secure a victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, the Jazz still have a chance to do so against the Oklahoma City Thunder and Sacramento Kings. This team has been doing well resting Donnovan Mitchell leading to the NBA playoffs as they only lost once in their last six games. Their last loss was against the Golden State Warriors but the positive was Jordan Clarkson stepping up with 41 points.
Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG 53 GP 53 GS 33.4 MIN 26.4 PTS 0.9 OR 3.5 DR 4.4 REB 5.2 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 21.53 PER
J. Clarkson PG 65 GP 1 GS 26.6 MIN 18 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 2.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.78 PER
B. Bogdanovic SF 69 GP 69 GS 30.8 MIN 17 PTS 0.6 OR 3.3 DR 3.9 REB 1.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 1.1 AST/TO 14.29 PER.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz 5/12/2021 Betting Numbers
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Carmelo Anthony SF Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Utah
Mike Conley PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks
The Utah Jazz are most likely securing a win here so they can already relax for the rest of the season and prepare for the upcoming playoffs. They are the favored team sports betting to prevail over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Trail Blazers in this game is set at +150 while the Jazz are taking the -182.
ATS: It is just 4.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Jazz sitting on the -4.5 while the Trail Blazers are +4.5.
TOTALs: 233.5 points is on the total for this game with the Trail Blazers the team over and the Jazz are under.
Score Prediction: 117 – 115, Jazz