Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 NBA Previews and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets 8/8/2020 Betting Odds
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
Utah are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
Denver are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
Mike Conley PG Knee is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Paul Millsap PF Rest is “?” Saturday vs Utah
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