Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/17/2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/17/2021 – The Utah Jazz continues to roll and rising up in the NBA Western Conference but they will now get a big test facing the Denver Nuggets. This matchup is expected to commence this coming Sunday, January 17 and it will be at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. NBA TV will be putting the game live on television at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and NBA League Pass has the online live stream. The Utah Jazz is now on a four-game winning streak while the Denver Nuggets lost once in four matches. The Nuggets have homecourt advantage and NBA Betting Lines see that as a factor in this game against the Utah Jazz.
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/17/2021
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz now owns an 8-4 record and currently the third-best team in the NBA Western Conference. This team is just coming off a game that bludgeoned the Atlanta Hawks by 24 points, 116-92. Donovan Mitchell scored 26 points and shot six three-pointers to lead the team. Ever since Bojan Bogdanovic managed to find his shooting stroke, the team added a new dimension in their offense. He had 17 points and drained three triples while Jordan Clarkson came off the bench with 16 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Rudy Gobert controlled the paint with 15 points, 13 rebounds, and four blocks.
Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 12 GP 12 GS 33.2 MIN 23.6 PTS 0.8 OR 2.7 DR 3.5 REB 4.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.07 PER
M. Conley PG 12 GP 12 GS 30.1 MIN 17.1 PTS 1.1 OR 3.2 DR 4.3 REB 5.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 20.13 PER
J. Clarkson PG 12 GP 0 GS 24.7 MIN 17.1 PTS 1.2 OR 3.6 DR 4.8 REB 1.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.39 PER.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets after losing to the Brooklyn Nets immediately bounced back with a 10-point victory over the Golden State Warriors. Nikola Jokic is on his usual triple-double night with 23 points, 14 rebounds, and ten assists. He got a lot of help especially from the backcourt tandem of Will Barton and Jamal Murray each doing 17 points. Jamychal Green also had a notable night almost hitting a double-double of 15 points and nine rebounds. The Nuggets had a total of seven players scoring in double-figures and that is a good sign for them heading to a tough game against the Utah Jazz.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 12 GP 12 GS 35.1 MIN 24.2 PTS 2.4 OR 8.8 DR 11.2 REB 10.4 AST 1.9 STL 0.5 BLK 4.1 TO 3.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 30.62 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 4 GP 4 GS 29.3 MIN 19.5 PTS 1.3 OR 5.5 DR 6.8 REB 1.8 AST 1 STL 1.5 BLK 0.5 TO 2.8 PF 3.5 AST/TO 26.4 PER
J. Murray PG 11 GP 11 GS 35.3 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.8 OR 2.6 DR 3.5 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.31 PER.
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/17/2021 Betting Numbers
Utah is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Denver is 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
Joe Ingles SG Achilles is OUT Sunday vs Denver
Gary Harris SG Personal is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Utah
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
The Utah Jazz has good matchups against the Denver Nuggets and has a better record. Best Sports Book Online has the Nuggets prevailing as this team has been getting their playoff form for the past matches.
Moneyline: The Jazz as the underdogs are given an ML of +125 while the Nuggets are at -150.
ATS: Just three points on the ATS for this match with the Nuggets are -3 and the Jazz is +3.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to touch is 219 points as the Jazz team over and the Nuggets are under.
Score Prediction: 115 – 110, Nuggets