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Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 NBA Previews and Game Analysis

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Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8-8-2020 NBA Previews and Game Analysis

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 – Two teams that are coming off from tough losses are set to do battle as the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets face-off this Saturday, August 8. The game will be played in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Reunion, Florida. It will be TNT that will put the game on television and the live telecast will start at 3:30 PM Eastern Time. NBA League Pass and SofaScore are the places to catch the online live stream. Both teams are still jocking for a good position in the playoffs and in this matchup, it is seen by NBA Basketball Games that this will be close and the Utah Jazz owns the slight advantage over the Denver Nuggets.

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020

When: August 8, 2020 3:30 PM ET
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena, Reunion, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -1 (-110) 217.5 u (-110) -111

Denver Nuggets
+1 (-110) 217.5 o (-110) -105
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz lost another critical game for them against the San Antonio Spurs by eight points, 111-119. Jordan Clarkson was the team’s top scorer with 24 points, four assists and two rebounds. He also had four three-point shots and went perfect at the free-throw line. Following him was another bench player, Tony Bradley who had a double-double with 15 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. Emmanuel Mudiay and Miye Oni each had 14 points for the team while Joe Ingles did 12 points. This was a game that Rudy Gobert, Mike Conley Jr. and Donovan Mitchell did not play.

Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG GP 67 GS 67 MIN 34.4 PTS 24 OR 0.8 DR 3.6 REB 4.4 AST 4.2 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.6 PER 18.87

B. Bogdanovic SF GP 63 GS 63 MIN 33.1 PTS 20.2 OR 0.6 DR 3.5 REB 4.1 AST 2.1 STL 0.5 BLK 0.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 0.8 PER 15.74

J. Clarkson PG * GP 38 GS 0 MIN 25.3 PTS 15.3 OR 0.7 DR 2.2 REB 2.9 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.2 PER 16.21.

Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets were outshot by the Portland Trail Blazers from the three-point line and lost, 115-125. Michael Porter Jr. had another good night with a double-double finishing with 27 points, 12 rebounds and four three-pointers. Jerami Grant did 18 points while Nikola Jokic had a tough night doing just 8 points, 13 assists and five rebounds. Mason Plumlee, Tony Craig and PJ Dozier each finished with 13 points for the team while Monte Morris chipped in with 11 points and four rebounds. Fan-favorite Bol Bol was one point shy from making double digits and had just 9 points, five rebounds and a block.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C GP 68 GS 68 MIN 32.4 PTS 20.4 OR 2.4 DR 7.7 REB 10.1 AST 7 STL 1.2 BLK 0.6 TO 3.1 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 25.09

J. Murray PG GP 55 GS 55 MIN 32.8 PTS 18.8 OR 0.8 DR 3.2 REB 3.9 AST 4.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.1 PER 17.6

W. Barton SF GP 58 GS 58 MIN 33 PTS 15.1 OR 1.3 DR 5 REB 6.3 AST 3.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.4 PER 15.71.

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
Jazz are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Utah are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Utah are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Denver’s last 19 games against Utah.
Their total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 10 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 5 games when playing at home against Utah.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Mike Conley PG Knee is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Bojan Bogdanovic SF Wrist is out for season
Donovan Mitchell PG Leg is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Nigel Williams-Goss PG Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Royce O’Neale SF Calf is “?” Saturday vs Denver

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Rest is “?” Saturday vs Utah
Will Barton SG Knee is “?” Saturday vs Utah
Troy Daniels SG Hip is “?” Saturday vs Utah
Gary Harris SG Hip is “?” Saturday vs Utah
Jamal Murray PG Hamstring is “?” Saturday vs Utah
Vlatko Cancar SF Foot is “?” Saturday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Denver Nuggets
32-34-2 Against the Spread 31-34-4
35-33-0 Straight Up 34-34-1
111 Points per Game 111
108 Points Allowed per Game 108
47.24 Offensive FG% 47.04
77.61 Offensive FT% 77.53
37.74 Offensive 3PT% 35.44
45.34 Defensive FG% 45.94
76.91 Defensive FT% 75.95
35.14 Defensive 3PT% 34.83

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

The Denver Nuggets have been struggling with fast teams and that is something to look out for. At this point, the Jazz has more in all positions and that is why they are given the nod by Best Sportsbook to prevail over the Nuggets.

Moneyline: The Jazz are handed an ML of -111 for this game while the Nuggets are not far behind with -105.

ATS: It is just one point between both teams across the spread. The Nuggets have the +1 while the Jazz takes the -1.

TOTALs: The given total for this match is at 217.5 points with the Jazz going under and the Nuggets are over.

Score Prediction: 109 – 107 Jazz