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Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/16/2022 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

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Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1-16-2022 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/16/2022 – The Utah Jazz are on their longest losing streak of the season and they hope to stop the bleeding soon. This team is still on the road and will be battling the Denver Nuggets this Sunday, January 16. Both teams are set to meet at the Ball Arena located in Denver, Colorado and the tip-off begins at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Attitude Network will handle the television broadcast while the same feed can be seen in NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch via online live stream. It is seen in NBA game odds that the Utah Jazz are going to end their losing streak after their game with the Denver Nuggets.

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/16/2022

When:January 16, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:Ball Arena, Denver, Colorado
TV:Attitude
Stream:NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/16/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Utah Jazz -3.5 (-110)224 o (-110)-182
Denver Nuggets +3.5 (-110)224 u (-110)+150
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz are on their longest losing streak of the season with four games. They suffered defeats at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans, Detroit Pistons and the most recent was a 20-point blowout against the Cleveland Cavaliers, 91-11. Their current record is now at 28-14 and they slipped down to fourth in the NBA Western Conference standings behind the surging Memphis Grizzlies. During their match with the Cavs, Rudy Gobert did not play and his presence in the paint was badly missed. Jordan Clarkson had his best point production with 22 points.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 38 GP 38 GS 33.4 MIN 25.7 PTS 0.8 OR 3 DR 3.8 REB 5.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 22.34 PER

B. Bogdanovic SF 41 GP 41 GS 30.6 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.8 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 0.9 AST/TO 16.64 PER

R. Gobert C 37 GP 37 GS 32.1 MIN 15.5 PTS 3.5 OR 11.5 DR 15.1 REB 1.1 AST 0.8 STL 2.3 BLK 1.8 TO 2.7 PF 0.6 AST/TO 25.23 PER.

Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets are starting to surge again as they lost only once in the last five games. They are now on back-to-back wins after prevailing over the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers. This team is currently holding a record of 22-19 and they are 6th in the NBA Western Conference just behind the Dallas Mavericks by one game. Jeff Green was the team’s best scoring option against the Lakers, finishing with 26 points. Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic tallied another triple-double of 17 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds while Nah Shon Hyland came off the bench with 27 points and 10 rebounds.

Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 35 GP 35 GS 32.7 MIN 25.5 PTS 2.7 OR 11.3 DR 14 REB 7 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 3.6 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 32.22 PER

W. Barton SF 35 GP 35 GS 32.6 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.7 OR 4.3 DR 4.9 REB 4.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 1.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.26 PER

A. Gordon PF 37 GP 37 GS 31.7 MIN 14 PTS 1.7 OR 4 DR 5.7 REB 2.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.13 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/16/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 games.
Jazz are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Utah are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Denver.
Utah are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Denver.
Jazz are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
Utah are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Utah are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Jazz are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Denver Nuggets

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver’s last 12 games.
Denver are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Denver’s last 13 games against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 9 games at home.
Denver are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games when playing at home against Utah.
Denver are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Nuggets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Denver are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Denver’s last 13 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Rudy Gay SF Quarantine is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Denver
Hassan Whiteside C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Rudy Gobert C Quarantine is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Denver
Danuel House Jr. SG Illness is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Denver
Udoka Azubuike C Quarantine is “?” Sunday vs Denver
Elijah Hughes SG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Jared Butler SG Quarantine is out indefinitely

Denver Nuggets

Austin Rivers SG Illness is “?” Sunday vs Utah
Will Barton SG Neck is “?” Sunday vs Utah
JaMychal Green PF Quarantine is out indefinitely
Jamal Murray PG Knee is out indefinitely
Vlatko Cancar SF Foot is out indefinitely
PJ Dozier PG Knee is out for season
Michael Porter Jr. SF Back is out for season

Head-to-Head
Utah JazzDenver Nuggets
19-22-1Against the Spread 17-23-0
22-19-1Straight Up 20-20-0
115Points per Game 106
108Points Allowed per Game 106
47.58Offensive FG% 46.64
77.27Offensive FT% 76.31
36.77Offensive 3PT% 34.12
44.9Defensive FG% 46.11
75.94Defensive FT% 74.71
33.84Defensive 3PT% 33.82

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

The Utah Jazz are expected by the online sportsbook to end their four-game winning streak against the Denver Nuggets. This is going to be a defensive battle as well so expect the total to be under while the spread will not go down either.

Moneyline: The Jazz are given an ML of -182 for this road game while the Nuggets are at +150 if they win at home.

ATS: It is 3.5 points between both teams across the spread with the Jazz getting -3.5 while the Nuggets are at +3.5.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to dance on is set at 224 points with the Jazz going over and the Nuggets under.

Score Prediction: 111 – 107, Jazz