Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1/7/2022 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

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Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1-7-2022 Picks Previews and Game Analysis

Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1/7/2022 – The Utah Jazz have been on back-to-back wins and they hope to convert the momentum into a winning streak. This team is flying north to Canada to battle the Toronto Raptors at the Scotiabank Arena located in Toronto, Ontario. Both teams are set to meet this coming Friday, January 7 and the tip-off starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. TSN will be putting the game live on television and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Utah Jazz are the favorites in NBA betting odds to win over and end the winning streak of the Toronto Raptors.

Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1/7/2022

When: January 7, 2022 7:30 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario
TV: TSN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1/7/2022 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -3 (-110) 224 o (-110) -450
Toronto Raptors +3 (-110) 224 u (-110) +649
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz have managed to pick up two consecutive wins against the New Orleans Pelicans and Denver Nuggets. They have only lost once in the past nine games and are just a game behind the Golden State Warriors for the second-best record in the NBA Western Conference standings. Bojan Bogdanovic was the team’s leading scorer against the Nuggets and he tallied 36 points along with 13 rebounds. Rudy Gay came off the bench with 18 points while Donovan Mitchell chipped in with 17. Royce O’Neale and Jordan Clarkson combine for 26 points to help secure the win.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 35 GP 35 GS 33.2 MIN 25.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3 DR 3.9 REB 5.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 2.4 PF 1.7 AST/TO 22.40 PER

B. Bogdanovic SF 38 GP 38 GS 30.2 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4.1 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 1 AST/TO 17.57 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 25.21 PER.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors are now on a four-game winning streak and they improved their record to 18-17. They are now 7th in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with the Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards right behind them. The Raptors were able to pick up wins over the Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs and the most recent was against the defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks. Pascal Siakam was the team’s best scorer with 33 points against the Bucks followed by OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr. who contributed 22 points each.

Players to Watch: F. VanVleet SG 32 GP 32 GS 37.5 MIN 21.3 PTS 0.8 OR 4.1 DR 4.9 REB 6.7 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.5 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.77 PER

P. Siakam PF 22 GP 22 GS 35.1 MIN 20.4 PTS 2.1 OR 6.4 DR 8.5 REB 4.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 2.5 TO 3.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 19.38 PER

O. Anunoby SF 20 GP 20 GS 36 MIN 19.3 PTS 1.4 OR 3.9 DR 5.3 REB 2.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 2.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.56 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors 1/7/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah’s last 6 games.
Utah are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Utah are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Toronto.
Jazz are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games against Toronto.
Utah are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Utah are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
Jazz are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Utah’s last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 9 games.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Toronto’s last 20 games against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 6 games at home.
Toronto are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against Utah.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games this season.
Toronto are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Raptors are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played in January.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Rudy Gay SF Heel is “?” Friday vs Toronto
Mike Conley PG Knee is OUT Friday vs Toronto
Hassan Whiteside C Concussion is “?” Friday vs Toronto
Rudy Gobert C Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Toronto
Jordan Clarkson PG Back is “?” Friday vs Toronto
Bojan Bogdanovic SF Finger is OUT Friday vs Toronto
Joe Ingles SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Toronto
Donovan Mitchell PG Back is OUT Friday vs Toronto
Royce O’Neale SF Shoulder is “?” Friday vs Toronto

Toronto Raptors

Goran Dragic PG Personal is out indefinitely
Svi Mykhailiuk SG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Friday vs Utah
Yuta Watanabe SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Toronto Raptors
19-18-1 Against the Spread 19-16-0
19-18-1 Straight Up 22-13-0
116 Points per Game 108
106 Points Allowed per Game 107
47.67 Offensive FG% 44.11
77.17 Offensive FT% 76.24
36.59 Offensive 3PT% 34.71
44.3 Defensive FG% 45.62
75.56 Defensive FT% 79.23
33.1 Defensive 3PT% 36.05

Utah Jazz vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

The Utah Jazz are complete in all positions and have a great system running. Even with the Toronto Raptors riding the momentum of their four-game winning streak, the top online sportsbook sees them as the riskier pick against an NBA Western Conference powerhouse.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Raptors in their home court is -649 while the Jazz as the favorites are at +450.

ATS: It is three points across the spread for this game with the Raptors getting the +3 while the Jazz are -3.

TOTALs: 224 is the total set for this game with the Jazz being the team going over and the Raptors are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 109, Jazz