Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/31/2021 Previews Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/31/2021 – The Utah Jazz are set to face their 2020 NBA playoff conquerors and want to flex their new profound power. The Denver Nuggets are next on the Jazz’s schedule and this NBA Western Conference powerhouse clash is set to happen this Sunday, January 31. It will be held at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado and the live television coverage by NBA TV begins at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Denver Nuggets have managed to climb up the standings once again after having a rough start. They are seen by NBA Game Odds having the edge and will play streak busters against the Utah Jazz.
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/31/2021
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/31/2021 Betting Odds
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz is now on top of the NBA as they own the league’s best record with 15-4. This team is now on an 11-game winning streak and hopes to get payback against the Denver Nuggets after eliminating them last year’s playoffs. Their most recent game was against the Dallas Mavericks and dominated them with a 19-point victory, 120-101. Bojan Bogdanovic had the hot hand with 32 points and dropped seven three-pointers. Mike Conley followed up with a near double-double of 22 points and nine assists. This team managed to win without high-scoring guard Donovan Mitchell.
Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 17 GP 17 GS 33.2 MIN 23.4 PTS 1.1 OR 3.3 DR 4.4 REB 4.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.55 PER
J. Clarkson PG 19 GP 0 GS 25.5 MIN 17.9 PTS 1 OR 3.7 DR 4.7 REB 1.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 1.4 PF 1 AST/TO 21.07 PER
M. Conley PG 19 GP 19 GS 30.1 MIN 16.8 PTS 1.1 OR 2.7 DR 3.8 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 1.9 PF 2.9 AST/TO 20.75 PER.
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets are looking like the same old team that made the NBA Western Conference playoffs last year. They are coming off from a tough loss against the San Antonio Spurs tha snapped their five-game winning streak. Nikola Jokic led the charge with 35 points and ten rebounds while Jamal Murray chipped in with 20 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Gary Harris had 11 points and Monte Morris rounded up the double-digit scorers with 10. Michael Porter Jr. is back in the roster but has been trying to shake off some rust for the past few games. He had nine points in nearly 19 minutes.
Players to Watch: N. Jokic C 19 GP 19 GS 35.7 MIN 25.7 PTS 3.2 OR 8.5 DR 11.7 REB 8.7 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 4 TO 3.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 30.49 PER
J. Murray PG 18 GP 18 GS 35 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.8 OR 3.2 DR 4 REB 4.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 2.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 15.98 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 9 GP 4 GS 27 MIN 17.2 PTS 1.2 OR 5.6 DR 6.8 REB 1.1 AST 1.3 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 2.2 PF 0.8 AST/TO 24.21 PER.
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 1/31/2021 Betting Numbers
Utah is 10-0 ATS in their last 10 games.
Denver is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Derrick Favors PF Back is “?” Sunday vs Denver
Jamal Murray PG Shoulder is probable Sunday vs Utah
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks
This is going to be a blockbuster matchup! Donovan Mitchell is set to come back and will have another duel with Jamal Murray. The top sportsbook online sees that having the homecourt advantage gives the Denver Nuggets a slight edge but betting on the Utah Jazz is a very reasonable risk.
Moneyline: The Jazz as the visiting team is given the ML of -110 while the Nuggets are also -110.
ATS: It is just a point that separates both teams in the ATS. Nuggets have the -1 while the Jazz is +1.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is 220.5 points as the Nuggets go under and the Jazz are over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 108, Nuggets