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Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3/16/2021 Spread Previews and Prediction

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Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3162021 Spread Previews and Prediction

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3/16/2021 – The Utah Jazz is still leading the entire NBA right now and hopes to widen the gap against chasing teams. The Boston Celtics are their next opponents as they face them on the road this Tuesday, March 16 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. TNT holds the exclusive broadcast rights for this game with the live telecast beginning at exactly 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will have the same feed available for their online live stream subscribers. The Boston Celtics are expected to have a hard time in this game at home according to NBA Odds against the Utah Jazz.

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3/16/2021

When: March 16, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3/16/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -4.5 (-110) 226 o (-110) -182
Boston Celtics +4.5 (-110) 226 u (-110) +150
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz is missing a step for the past games as they lost three of their last four. They still hold a two-game advantage over the second-place team in the NBA Western Conference standings at 28-10. Their most recent loss was against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco, 119-131. Rudy Gobert provided monster numbers of 24 points, 28 rebounds and four blocks while Donovan Mitchell also had 24 points and four three-pointers. Mike Conley was not far behind with 23 points and six assists while leading 6th-man award candidate Jordan Clarkson provided 21 points.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 36 GP 36 GS 34.1 MIN 24.8 PTS 1.1 OR 3.6 DR 4.6 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.79 PER

J. Clarkson PG 38 GP 0 GS 25.8 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 2.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.62 PER

M. Conley PG 31 GP 31 GS 29.5 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.9 OR 2.5 DR 3.4 REB 5.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 1.9 PF 3 AST/TO 19.53 PER.

Boston Celtics Betting

The Boston Celtics are just trailing the Miami Heat in the NBA Eastern Conference standings by half a game at 20-18 while also being tied with the surging Charlotte Hornets as well. They are sitting at fifth place in the East. This team eventually bounced back from the loss against the Brooklyn Nets with a blowout victory over the Houston Rockets, 134-107. Jaylen Brown led the team with 24 points while Jayson Tatum stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, six rebounds and six assists. Kemba Walker had 16 while Robert Williams had 16 points but also added 13 rebounds to his contributions.

Players to Watch: J. Tatum SF 33 GP 33 GS 35.6 MIN 25.1 PTS 0.6 OR 6.4 DR 7 REB 4.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.15 PER

J. Brown SG 35 GP 35 GS 33.8 MIN 24.3 PTS 1.1 OR 4.4 DR 5.5 REB 3.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 20.41 PER

K. Walker PG 22 GP 22 GS 30 MIN 18 PTS 0.4 OR 3.3 DR 3.7 REB 4.5 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 16.11 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics 3/16/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games.
Utah are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Boston.
Utah are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 5 games on the road.
Utah are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games this season.
Utah are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Utah are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games played in March.

Boston Celtics

Boston are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston’s last 11 games.
Boston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games against Utah.
Boston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Boston are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Boston are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 games played in March.
Boston are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games played on a Tuesday.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Udoka Azubuike C Ankle is out indefinitely

Boston Celtics

Romeo Langford SG Wrist is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Boston Celtics
25-13-0 Against the Spread 18-20-0
19-18-1 Straight Up 21-17-0
117 Points per Game 112
108 Points Allowed per Game 111
46.74 Offensive FG% 46.94
78.06 Offensive FT% 75.78
39.61 Offensive 3PT% 37.48
44.95 Defensive FG% 46.63
77.5 Defensive FT% 79.75
35.31 Defensive 3PT% 36.36

Utah Jazz vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

The Utah Jazz is hungry to get back in their winning rhythm and they are seen as the best bet to win against the Boston Celtics as seen in sportsbook. This should be a good one as Donovan Mitchell will be matched up with Jaylen Brown.

Moneyline: The Jazz as the visiting team is given an ML of -182 while the Celtics are +150 at home.

ATS: It is 4.5 points between both squads with the Jazz getting the -4.5 while the Celtics are on the other side with +4.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is 226 points. The Celtics are the team going under while the Jazz are under.

Score Prediction: 116 – 110, Jazz