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Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12/23/2019 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

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Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12-23-2019 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12/23/2019 – Miami Heat has been the biggest surprise of this year’s NBA season. They have only lost once at home and will be hosting the Utah Jazz who are currently on a five-game winning streak at the America Airlines Arena. This game will happen this Tuesday, December 23 at 7:30 pm Eastern Time. Fox Sports Run will have the TV rights for this basketball game while live streaming is made available via NBA League Pass. According to NBA Bracket Betting, Miami is much favored to win this game against Utah.

Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12/23/2019

When: December 23, 2019 7:30 PM ET
Where: America Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: Fox Sports Run
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12/23/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz +5 (-110) 210 o (-110) +160

Miami Heat
-5 (-110) 210 u (-110) -180
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Utah Jazz Betting

Boban Bogdanovic has been a huge acquisition for the Utah Jazz and he has been the cutting edge for the team against their opponents. Right now, the Jazz are 6th in the deep Western Conference. With no Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell has been doing the court general duties. In their last game against Charlotte, he had 20 points, nine assists and four rebounds. Bogdanovic led the team with 26 points while Rudy Gobert is strong inside with 17 points, 19 rebounds and three blocks. Overall this team has been complete in every position but they need that extra push to enter the top 4 teams in the west. Against the Heat at home, they would need to step up on the defensive end especially on the wings.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 29 GP 29 GS 34.8 MIN 25.2 PTS 0.9 OR 3.8 DR 4.7 REB 3.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 20.05 PER
B. Bogdanovic SF 28 GP 28 GS 33.7 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.9 DR 4.5 REB 2.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 1.9 PF 0.7 AST/TO 16.29 PER
R. Gobert C 27 GP 27 GS 34.4 MIN 14.9 PTS 3.6 OR 10.5 DR 14.1 REB 1.6 AST 0.7 STL 1.8 BLK 2.2 TO 3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 20.98 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

Jimmy Butler is a man on a mission as he tries to prove that he can bring a team on top with teammates who are willing to put the effort into starting a winning culture. Being the team’s ring leader, Butler is doing 20.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.1 steals per game. Miami’s young guns have been playing like veterans starting with Kendrick who is doing 16.4 points, 3.6 assists, 2.8 rebounds and a steal per game. Bam Adebayo is on a breakout year as the team’s starting center doing double-double every night with 15.6 points and 10.6 rebounds. Against the Jazz, they are going to use their energy and depth to beat them. This should be an exciting match and see how Kendric Nunn, Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson going to respond facing Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 25 GP 25 GS 35.3 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.8 OR 4.6 DR 6.4 REB 6.8 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.6 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 23.49 PER
K. Nunn SG 29 GP 29 GS 31 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.92 PER
G. Dragic PG 19 GP 1 GS 28.5 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.3 OR 2.8 DR 3.1 REB 5.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.6 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 17.23 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat 12/23/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah’s last 5 games.
Utah are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Utah are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against Miami.
Jazz are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Miami.
Utah are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Utah are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Jazz are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Utah’s last 18 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 7 games.
Miami are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Heat are 13-1 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Miami are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Miami are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
Miami are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Mike Conley PG Hamstring is out indefinitely

Miami Heat

Justise Winslow PF Back is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Miami Heat
46-39 Against the Spread 42-38
40-45 Straight Up 42-38
110 Points per Game 105
106 Points Allowed per Game 105
45.71 Offensive FG% 47.39
76.65 Offensive FT% 76.55
38.28 Offensive 3PT% 38.54
44.19 Defensive FG% 44.09
75.79 Defensive FT% 75.6
33.85 Defensive 3PT% 32.36

Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

Even with the Heat losing two-straight games prior to their game with the Jazz, Online Sportsbook looks at how resilient Miami is at home. The energy at the American Airlines Arena is ecstatic and the Jazz will have to deal with a boisterous crowd. Jimmy Butler will just bring the energy while Donovan Mitchell will have to do more at the point for them to get close to this game.

Moneyline: Putting your money to the Miami Heat means you will take on the moneyline of -180 while the Jazz are at +160.

ATS: It is five points that separate both teams across the spread. Miami Heat are at -5 while the Jazz are given a +5.

TOTALs: It is a 210 total predicted for both teams to reach with Miami going under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108 Miami