Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Utah Jazz (35-36) are a 5-point favorite against the Portland Trail Blazers (31-40) on March 22, 2023. The matchup features an over/under of 235.

Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Odds

  • Jazz odds to win: -202
  • Trail Blazers odds to win: +169
  • Spread: Jazz (-5)
  • Total: 235

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and ROOT Sports NW+

Who Will Win Jazz vs. Trail Blazers?

Jazz and Trail Blazers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 5 points or more, the Jazz have an 8-8 record against the spread.

The Trail Blazers have a 10-10-1 record against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 3.4 fewer points per game, 231.6, than this game’s over/under of 235 points.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 233.4 points per game, 1.6 fewer than the point total in this game.

The average point total for Jazz games this year is 0.3 fewer points than the total of 235 in this matchup.

The average over/under for Portland’s games this year is 4.7 fewer points than the point total of 235 in this outing.

Utah is 40-31-0 ATS this season.

So far this year, the Trail Blazers have compiled a 32-38-1 record against the spread.

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz average 117.4 points per game (sixth in the league) while giving up 117.3 per contest (22nd in the NBA). They have a +8 scoring differential overall.

The Jazz rank sixth in the NBA at 45.5 rebounds per game. That’s 2.2 more than the 43.3 their opponents average.

Utah makes 13.9 three-pointers per game (fifth-most in the league), 1.7 more than its opponents (12.2).

The Jazz rank 11th in the league by averaging 113.5 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 21st in the NBA, allowing 113.6 points per 100 possessions.

In the 2022-23 campaign, the Jazz are scoring 2.5 more points per home game on average than on the road (118.7 at home, 116.2 on the road), but are conceding 3.6 fewer points per home game compared to road games (115.5 at home, 119.1 on the road).

Trail Blazers Stats & Insights

The Trail Blazers are being outscored by 1.9 points per game, with a -132 scoring differential overall. They put up 114.2 points per game (15th in NBA), and give up 116.1 per outing (18th in league).

The 41.1 rebounds per game Portland accumulates rank 26th in the NBA, 1.2 fewer than the 42.3 its opponents record.

The Trail Blazers connect on 13.1 three-pointers per game (eighth-most in the league), while their opponents have made 12.1 on average.

The Trail Blazers rank 11th in the NBA with 113.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 26th defensively with 115.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Portland is putting up more points at home (118.5 per game) than on the road (110.1).

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Lauri Markkanen leads active Jazz players in scoring, tallying 25.4 points per game to go with 8.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists.

Kelly Olynyk is averaging 12.1 points, 3.4 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game, while Walker Kessler adds 8.7 points, 0.9 assists and 8.4 rebounds per contest.

Markkanen makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Jazz, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.1 per contest.

Olynyk averages 0.9 takeaways per game, and Kessler compiles 2.3 rejections per contest.

Trail Blazers Key Players to Watch

Damian Lillard takes the top spot on the Trail Blazers scoring and assist lists among active players, putting up 32.2 points and 7.2 assists per game.

Jusuf Nurkic’s per-game averages this season are 13.2 points, 2.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds.

Lillard hits 4.2 threes per game.

The Trail Blazers’ defensive effort gets a lift from Matisse Thybulle’s 1.1 steals and Drew Eubanks’ 1.1 blocks per game.

Jazz vs. Trail Blazers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (- 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (235)

  • Prediction:
    Jazz 119 – Trail Blazers 113

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