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Jazz vs Raptors NBA Pick & Preview
- Sport: NBA
- Teams: Utah Jazz at Toronto Raptors
- Where: Toronto at Scotiabank Arena
- Date: Friday, February 10th
- Betting Odds TOR -7.5, UTA +241 | TOR -300 O/U 232.5
The Jazz come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 27-29. So far, the team has gone 29-25-2 against the spread. The Jazz come into the game in the middle of a 3 game losing streak, losing these matchups by an average of -15.0 points per contest.
In their previous game, the Jazz were favored to win vs the Timberwolves. However, their 143-118 loss, gave them both a straight up and ATS loss. Utah struggled throughout the game, as they were not able to chip away at a 10 point halftime deficit. Leading the team in scoring was Collin Sexton, as he contributed 22 points while hitting 60.0% of his shots.
So far, the Raptors have put together an overall record of 26-30, while going 28-28-0 vs the spread. Toronto comes into the game having rattled off 3 straight wins. In these victories, the team has an average scoring margin of 7.67 points per game
The Raptors will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Spurs by a score of 112-98. Heading into the game, they were 10 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Toronto went on to win the game, as they led by 3 heading into halftime. Leading the team in scoring was Pascal Siakam, as he contributed 37 points while hitting 71.4% of his shots.
Head To Head Recap & Stats
I Similar to their season-long average, the Jazz averaged 113.5 points per game vs the Raptors. Similar to the Jazz, the Raptors scored at a rate near the league average. In their games vs Utah, the team averaged 112.5 points per game. When looking at how these teams have performed against the spread in recent matchups, the Raptors hold the edge at 3-2. However, the average scoring margin in these matchups has been tight, sitting at just -2 points per game. Over the course of these games, they averaged 228 points per game, leading a 3-2 over-under record.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game
The Utah offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 4th ranked offense at 117.5 points per game. When looking at the team’s pace of play, the Jazz are currently below the league average in possessions per game, averaging just 99.8 per contest. Their slower style of play has created fewer offensive opportunities, leading to them being ranked 13th in fields goals made per contest.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Jazz are giving up an average of 107.57 points per game, good for 10th in the NBA.
This season, the Jazz offense has primarily worked through Lauri Markkanen and Jordan Clarkson who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 51 games, Markkanen is 22nd in the NBA at 24.7 points per game. So far, him and Clarkson have accounted for 37% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 45.599999999999994 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Jordan Clarkson is grabbing 4.0 rebounds for Utah to go along with 4.2 assists.
For the season, the Raptors offensive unit is ranked just 19th in scoring at 113.0 points per contest. Coming into today’s game, the Raptors will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 10.9 made 3’s per game. If the Toronto offense is going to improve, they must continue to do a good job avoiding turnovers. Currently, the unit is 1st in fewest turnovers per game.
Against the Jazz, the Raptors will look to continue their strong defensive play. For the year, they are the 7th ranked unit at 107.1 points per game.
This season, the Raptors offense has primarily worked through Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 46 games, Siakam is 19th in the NBA at 25.0 points per game. So far, him and VanVleet have accounted for 39% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 44.6 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Fred VanVleet is grabbing 4.4 rebounds for Toronto to go along with 6.5 assists.
Jazz vs Raptors Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Raptors -7.5
- Free Total Prediction: Over 232.5