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Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3/18/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3-18-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3/18/2021 – The Utah Jazz continues to be on top of the entire NBA and hopes to keep it that way. This team has the Washington Wizards next in their schedule. Both teams are set to clash this Thursday, March 18 at the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. The live coverage of NBATV begins as early as 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and they will be sharing the same feed to NBA League Pass for their subscribers to enjoy via online live stream. The Utah Jazz is expected by NBA betting lines to come in this road game and take the victory against the struggling Washington Wizards.

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3/18/2021

When: March 18, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3/18/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Utah Jazz -10 (-111) 237.5 o (-110) -500
Washington Wizards +10 (-111) 237.5 u (-110) +375
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Utah Jazz Betting

The Utah Jazz has managed to bounce back from their most recent loss and maintain their top position in the NBA standings with their record at 29-10. This team had evened up their last ten matches to five wins and five losses but maintained distance to the trailing Phoenix Suns. The Boston Celtics were their most recent opponents and they won that game by 8 points, 117-109. Mike Conley Jr. led the team in scoring with 21 points but the biggest impact was from leading sixth-man candidate Jordan Clarkson who tallied 20 points, three rebounds and three assists while dropping five triples over the Celtics.

Players to watch: D. Mitchell SG 37 GP 37 GS 34 MIN 24.6 PTS 1 OR 3.5 DR 4.5 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.76 PER

J. Clarkson PG 39 GP 0 GS 25.9 MIN 18 PTS 0.9 OR 3 DR 3.9 REB 2.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 1.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.58 PER

M. Conley PG 32 GP 32 GS 29.7 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.9 OR 2.4 DR 3.3 REB 5.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 1.9 PF 3 AST/TO 19.44 PER.

Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards have been struggling as this team lost five straight games heading to this matchup against the mighty Utah Jazz. Their record is now at 14-25 and is just above the Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. The Sacramento Kings had a close fight with them during their last match and lost by only 2 points, 119-121. Bradley Beal led the league in scoring and this game as well with 29 points while Russell Westbrook had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists. Rui Hachimura had 17 points and nine rebounds but their total team effort fell short against the Kings.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 36 GP 36 GS 35.7 MIN 32.2 PTS 1.2 OR 4.1 DR 5.3 REB 4.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.5 AST/TO 24.34 PER

R. Westbrook PG 32 GP 32 GS 34.6 MIN 21.3 PTS 1.6 OR 7.8 DR 9.4 REB 10.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 4.8 TO 2.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.16 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.78 PER.

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards 3/18/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Utah Jazz

Utah are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 7 games.
Utah are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games.
Jazz are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against Washington.
Utah are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games on the road.
Utah are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Utah are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
Jazz are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Utah are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Wizards are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against Utah.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Washington are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Utah.
Wizards are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Washington are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games played on a Thursday when at home.

Injuries

Utah Jazz

Mike Conley PG Rest is OUT Thursday vs Washington
Udoka Azubuike C Ankle is out indefinitely

Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook PG Rest is doubtful Thursday vs Utah
Ish Smith PG Quad is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Rui Hachimura PF Undisclosed is “?” Thursday vs Utah

Head-to-Head
Utah Jazz Washington Wizards
26-13-0 Against the Spread 19-20-0
19-19-1 Straight Up 21-18-0
116.6 Points per Game 115
108 Points Allowed per Game 120
46.75 Offensive FG% 46.03
78.44 Offensive FT% 76.44
39.72 Offensive 3PT% 34.68
45.06 Defensive FG% 47.74
77.49 Defensive FT% 78.13
35.29 Defensive 3PT% 38.63

Utah Jazz vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Utah Jazz has been riding a well-oiled machine this season and it is hard to see the erratic Washington Wizards take this game from them even with the home-court advantage. Online sports betting sees this game as a blowout victory for the Jazz.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Jazz as the favorites is at -500 while the Wizards at home is at +375.

ATS: It is a wide 10 points on the ATS for this matchup with the Jazz getting the -10 while the Wizards are +10.

TOTALs: It is 237.5 points on the total with the Jazz going over while the Wizards being the team under.

Score Prediction: 122 – 110, Jazz