Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/17/2022 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/17/2022 – The Utah Jazz just snapped their losing streak and they aim to keep the momentum running to regain lost ground. This team travels to battle the struggling Los Angeles Lakers this Monday, January 17 at the newly-named Crypyto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. The television broadcast rights are granted to NBA TV and the live coverage begins at exactly 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed will be shared with NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch via online live stream. Even with the home-court advantage, the Los Angeles Lakers are tagged underdog in NBA betting lines against the Utah Jazz.
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/17/2022
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/17/2022 Betting Odds
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz snapped their longest winning streak of the season of four games against the Denver Nuggets on the road, 125-102. The team’s record improved to 29-14 and they regained the third-best record in the NBA Western Conference from the Memphis Grizzlies. During their last match, Donovan Mitchell led the team with 31 points while Bojan Bogdanovic contributed 21 points. This game marked the return of Rudy Gobert to the roster and he served as the defensive anchor providing 18 points, 19 rebounds and two blocks. Last year’s 6th-man of the year awardee Jordan Clarkson came off the bench with 16 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 22.33 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 16.62 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.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to dip as they enter another losing streak. They were not able to take victories against the Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets. This team is now placed 8th in the NBA Western Conference standings with their record at 21-22 and they are currently tied with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Lakers announced that Anthony Davis will be back from his injury by the end of the month and that means LeBron James will still try to hold the fort. Russell Westbrook is still underperforming and the team needs him to help out.
Players to Watch: L. James SF 31 GP 31 GS 36.7 MIN 28.9 PTS 1.1 OR 6.4 DR 7.5 REB 6.5 AST 1.6 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 27.49 PER
A. Davis PF 27 GP 27 GS 35.4 MIN 23.3 PTS 2.7 OR 7.1 DR 9.9 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.62 PER
R. Westbrook PG 43 GP 43 GS 35.3 MIN 18.7 PTS 1.4 OR 6.7 DR 8.1 REB 8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 4.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.58 PER.
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 1/17/2022 Betting Numbers
Utah are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Hassan Whiteside C Quarantine is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers
Carmelo Anthony SF Back is “?” Monday vs Utah
Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
It is really hard to trust the Los Angeles Lakers at this point in time and they are still the riskier pick as seen in the best online sportsbook against the Utah Jazz. The spread should be over while the total is under.
Moneyline: The Lakers as the underdogs are given an ML of +165 while the Jazz are -200 in this road game.
ATS: It is a wide five points between both teams across the spread with the Lakers getting the +5 while the Jazz are -5.
TOTALs: 229.5 is the total pegged for this game with the Lakers going under while the Jazz are over.
Score Prediction: 115 – 109, Jazz