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Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/16/2022 Spread Picks and Previews

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Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2-16-2022 Spread Picks and Previews

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/16/2022 – The Utah Jazz are ramping up again and they have no intention of putting the breaks on heading to their next game. This team will be taking on the Los Angeles Lakers this coming Wednesday, February 16 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. ESPN will be putting the game live on television at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the online live stream can be seen through NBA League Pass. This is going to be an interesting matchup but according to NBA game odds, the Los Angeles Lakers will continue to struggle and is the underdog pick against the Utah Jazz.

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/16/2022

When:February 16, 2022 10:00 PM ET
Where:Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, California
TV:ESPN
Stream:NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/16/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Utah Jazz -2 (-107)227 o (-107)-200
Los Angeles Lakers +2 (-107)227 u (-107)+160
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz are now on a six-game winning streak and they are getting Rudy Gobert back from injury. This is one of the healthiest that the Jazz have been this season and were able to hold on to the fourth-best record in the NBA Western Conference. They still have a lot of ground to thread as the Memphis Grizzlies are above them leading by four games. The last team that they defeated were the Houston Rockets, 135-101, and Donovan Mitchell led the team with 30 points. Gobert in his return had 14 points and seven rebounds but it was Bojan Bogdanovic who helped out in the scoring department with 22 points.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 45 GP 45 GS 33.3 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.3 DR 4.2 REB 5.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.72 PER

B. Bogdanovic SF 55 GP 55 GS 30.9 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 1.7 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 1.7 PF 1 AST/TO 15.94 PER

R. Gobert C 43 GP 43 GS 32.2 MIN 15.9 PTS 3.6 OR 11.3 DR 14.9 REB 1.2 AST 0.8 STL 2.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2.7 PF 0.7 AST/TO 25.82 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers Betting

It has been a very disappointing performance for the Los Angeles Lakers for the past few weeks despite getting Anthony Davis back from an injury. The team has only won twice in the last nine games and have slipped to 5 games below the .500 with their record now at 26-31. LeBron James has been playing great being the second-leading scorer in the entire NBA but the team has been falling short. Russell Westbrook has been blamed for the Lakers’ woes but some also point at Frank Vogel. With no major changes during the trade deadline, this is going to be a tough finish for the Lakers this season.

Players to Watch: L. James SF 40 GP 40 GS 36.7 MIN 29 PTS 1.1 OR 6.8 DR 7.9 REB 6.5 AST 1.6 STL 1 BLK 3.2 TO 2.3 PF 2 AST/TO 26.71 PER

A. Davis PF 36 GP 36 GS 35.6 MIN 23.3 PTS 2.9 OR 7.1 DR 9.9 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.6 PF 1.4 AST/TO 24.09 PER

R. Westbrook PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.6 MIN 18.3 PTS 1.4 OR 6.4 DR 7.8 REB 7.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 4 TO 3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.23 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 2/16/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games.
Utah are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Utah are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against LA Lakers.
Jazz are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against LA Lakers.
Utah are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Utah are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers.
Jazz are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Utah are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games.
LA Lakers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
LA Lakers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Utah.
LA Lakers are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games this season.
LA Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 11 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Lakers’ last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Rudy Gay SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs LA Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Utah
Carmelo Anthony SF Hamstring is out indefinitely
Avery Bradley SG Knee is OUT Wednesday vs Utah
Anthony Davis PF Wrist is probable Wednesday vs Utah
Kendrick Nunn PG Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Utah JazzLos Angeles Lakers
26-29-2Against the Spread 25-32-0
27-29-1Straight Up 32-24-1
114Points per Game 111
107Points Allowed per Game 113
47.29Offensive FG% 46.6
78.19Offensive FT% 72.19
36.14Offensive 3PT% 35.02
45Defensive FG% 45.56
74.79Defensive FT% 74.53
34.3Defensive 3PT% 34.4

Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks

The Utah Jazz have their winning rhythm back and they are poised to make a huge run. They are the safer pick to make against the Los Angeles Lakers in this NBA Western Conference matchup according to the online sportsbook.

Moneyline: The Lakers on their home court have an ML at +160 while the Jazz are favored with -200.

ATS: It is 5.5 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Lakers getting the +2 while the Jazz sit at -2.

TOTALs: 227 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Lakers going under and the Jazz are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 112, Lakers