Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/2/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/2/2020 – The undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers host the Utah Jazz Monday facing tall odds. NBA basketball lines heavily favor the Jazz who are looking to make it back-to-back. The Cavaliers hope to break a two-game losing spell and get back on track. Utah needs the win more as it tries to stay ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference.
Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/2/2020
|When:||March 2, 2020 7:00 pm ET|
|Where:||Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland, Ohio|
|TV:||FOX SPORTS OHIO|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass, SofaScore|
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz know that every win counts to keep their spot in the Western Conference standings. Utah is coming off a bounce back win, defeating the Washington Wizards 129-119. Donovan Mitchell and Bojan Bogdanovic led the way for the Jazz, spoiling the 42-point effort of Bradley Beal. They still need to play good defense against a struggling Cavs five to make it back-to-back wins.
Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 58 GP 58 GS 34.4 MIN 24.8 PTS 0.7 OR 3.7 DR 4.4 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.5 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.67 PER
B. Bogdanovic SF 58 GP 58 GS 33.3 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.1 REB 2.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 1.7 PF 0.8 AST/TO 15.71 PER
J. Clarkson PG 29 GP 0 GS 25.5 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.8 OR 2.2 DR 3.1 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 1.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.35 PER
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling after seemingly showing newfound energy under head coach JB Bickerstaff. Injuries to Tristan Thompson and Dante Exum have added to their woes but pulling off a surprise remains possible. Cleveland is struggling on offense but their defense could hold up. Collin Sexton and Kevin Love need to find a way to spark the Cavs if they want to get back on the winning track.
Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 59 GP 59 GS 32.3 MIN 20.1 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.8 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.2 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.12 PER
K. Love PF 50 GP 50 GS 31.2 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.9 OR 8.7 DR 9.6 REB 3 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 17.74 PER
D. Garland PG 58 GP 58 GS 30.9 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 1.4 DR 1.9 REB 3.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 8.7 PER
Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers 3/2/2020 Betting Numbers
Utah are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Jazz are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Utah are 7-0-1 ATS in their last 8 games against Cleveland.
Utah are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Cleveland.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Utah’s last 10 games on the road.
Utah are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Utah are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Jazz are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Utah are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Cleveland are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games.
Cleveland are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 7 games against Utah.
Cleveland are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Cleveland are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Utah.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Cleveland are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games played in March.
Cleveland are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games played on a Monday.
Tristan Thompson C Knee is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Utah
Dante Exum PG Ankle is out indefinitely
Alfonzo McKinnie PF Plantar Fasciitis is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Utah
Dylan Windler SF Leg is out for season
Darius Garland PG Groin is OUT Monday vs Utah
|Utah Jazz||Cleveland Cavaliers|
|27-29||Against the Spread||27-30|
|111||Points per Game||106|
|108||Points Allowed per Game||114|
Utah Jazz vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
There is no denying that the Jazz are overwhelming favorties to win over the Cavs. NBA moneyline picks the playoff-bound Utah quintet to get their second straight win and keep the Thunder at bay. The Cavs are out of it and simply trying to finish the current season strong.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Jazz for this game is at -400 while the Cavaliers are at +320 at home.
ATS: -7.5 is given to the Jazz across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Cavaliers with +7.5.
TOTALs: 219 is the given total for this match with the Jazz going over and the Cavaliers the team under.
Score Prediction: 114 – 104 Jazz