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Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12/21/19 Spread Previews and Prediction

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Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12-21-19 Spread Previews and Prediction

Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12/21/19 – The No. 6th ranked Utah Jazz from the Eastern Conference is all set to take out the No. 9th ranked Charlotte Hornets from the Western Conference play. Utah Jazz is holding an overall record of 17-11 and they won 12 of their 19 conference games. Despite their victories, Charlotte Hornets are experiencing a hard time getting past their 9th position. The Hornets have won just 13 overall games this season. When it comes to conference play, Charlotte holds a 9-12 record. The NBA basketball picks are out as these teams clash for an inter-conference match.

Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12/21/19

When: December 21, 2019 5:00 PM ET
Where: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Charlotte
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12/21/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -5 (-110) 211 o (-110) -220

Charlotte Hornets
+5 (-110) 211 u (-110) +190
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Utah Jazz Betting

Utah Jazz experienced a little trouble against Atlanta Hawks is their last game, but they managed to slip through with a final score of 111-106. Jazz is holding an average of 107 plus points per game when it comes to scoring. The Jazz has a long way to get past opponents in their conference play and they seem to be stuck in the 6th position for a long time. Utah is one game below Dallas Mavericks and five games above Oklahoma City Thunder.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG (28 GP 28 GS 34.8 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 3.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 20.27 PER)
B. Bogdanovic SF (27 GP 27 GS 33.6 MIN 21 PTS 0.6 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 2.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 1.8 PF 0.7 AST/TO 16.15 PER)
R. Gobert C (26 GP 26 GS 34.3 MIN 14.8 PTS 3.5 OR 10.3 DR 13.9 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.7 BLK 2.2 TO 3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 20.75 PER).

Charlotte Hornets Betting

Charlotte Hornets is currently on a losing streak, the Hornets failed against Cleveland Cavaliers and they are scoring an average of just 104 plus points per game. From the defensive end, the Hornets are allowing opponents to average at 110.5 points per game. Charlotte is two games ahead of Detroit Pistons and two games behind Brooklyn Nets in the 7th position. Overall, the Hornets are facing a team that is on a four-game winning streak.

Players to watch: D. Graham PG (31 GP 21 GS 34.3 MIN 19.1 PTS 1 OR 2.7 DR 3.7 REB 7.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 1.8 PF 2.5 AST/TO 17.69 PER)
T. Rozier PG (31 GP 31 GS 33 MIN 17 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.6 REB 4.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.44 PER)
M. Bridges SF (31 GP 31 GS 30.7 MIN 12.3 PTS 1.2 OR 3.9 DR 5.1 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 2.2 PF 1 AST/TO 11.29 PER).

Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets 12/21/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Utah’s last 14 games.
Utah are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Utah are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Charlotte.
Jazz are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against Charlotte.
Utah are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
Utah are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Charlotte.
Jazz are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Utah are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Utah’s last 17 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Charlotte’s last 10 games.
Charlotte are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Charlotte’s last 13 games against Utah.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 7 games at home.
Charlotte are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Utah.
Charlotte are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Charlotte’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Charlotte are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
Charlotte are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played in December.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Mike Conley PG Hamstring is out indefinitely

Charlotte Hornets

Malik Monk SG Hip is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Charlotte Hornets
46-39-2 Against the Spread 39-41-2
40-45-2 Straight Up 45-36-1
110 Points per Game 110
106 Points Allowed per Game 111
45.66 Offensive FG% 43.75
76.98 Offensive FT% 74.55
38.65 Offensive 3PT% 36.01
44.22 Defensive FG% 47.33
75.34 Defensive FT% 76.69
33.72 Defensive 3PT% 35.83

Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks

The NBA betting covers are all set for Utah Jazz to win this game. The Hornets will have no chance with their weak defensive unit and they will struggle to score the required number against Utah.

Moneyline: The moneyline for Utah in this game is -220 and the moneyline for Charlotte is +190.

ATS: The ATS for this match is 5, with Utah holding -5 and Charlotte holding +5.

TOTALs: The total will go over 211 for the Jazz and under 211 for the Hornets.

Score Prediction: 104 – 101 Jazz