Suns vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, March 27, 2023

Social Navigation

Suns vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 27, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz (35-39), who are a 7.5-point underdog when they take the court against Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns (39-35) on March 27, 2023. A point total of 234 has been set for the game.

Suns vs. Jazz Odds

  • Suns odds to win: -279
  • Jazz odds to win: +227
  • Spread: Suns (-7.5)
  • Total: 234

Suns vs. Jazz Promo Codes

Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 27, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and BSAZ

Who Will Win Suns vs. Jazz?

Suns and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 7.5-point favorites this season, the Suns are 8-6-1 against the spread.

In games this year in which they were an underdog by 7.5 points or more, the Jazz have a 9-3 record against the spread.

The Suns and the Jazz combine to average three fewer points per game than the over/under of 234 set for this matchup.

Phoenix and Utah have seen its opponents average a combined 4.2 fewer points per game than the point total of 234 set in this matchup.

The average point total in Suns games this year is 8.4 fewer points than the total of 234 in this matchup.

The average over/under in Utah’s games this season is 1.1 more points than the point total of 234 in this outing.

Phoenix’s ATS record is 36-35-3 this season.

So far this year, the Jazz have put together a 41-33-0 record against the spread.

Suns Stats & Insights

The Suns have a +126 scoring differential, topping opponents by 1.7 points per game. They’re putting up 113.7 points per game to rank 17th in the league and are giving up 112 per contest to rank sixth in the NBA.

The Suns rank 11th in the NBA at 44 rebounds per game. That’s 1.6 more than the 42.4 their opponents average.

Phoenix knocks down 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 11.6. It shoots 37.7% from deep while its opponents hit 36% from long range.

The Suns rank 15th in the league by averaging 112.1 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are eighth in the NBA, allowing 110.5 points per 100 possessions.

The Suns have scored at a higher rate in home games than on the road in the 2022-23 season (114.5 at home versus 112.9 on the road), though they have surrendered fewer points at home than away from home (109.9 opponent points per home game versus 113.9 on the road).

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz score 117.3 points per game (sixth in NBA) and give up 117.8 (24th in league) for a -40 scoring differential overall.

Utah grabs 45.6 rebounds per game (fifth in league) while allowing 43.4 per outing to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.2 boards per game.

The Jazz make 13.7 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) at a 35.8% rate (18th in NBA), compared to the 12.4 per game their opponents make, at a 36.6% rate.

The Jazz rank 11th in the league averaging 113.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 22nd, allowing 114 points per 100 possessions.

At home, Utah scores 118.5 points per game. Away, it scores 116.1.

Suns Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Suns this season is Booker (among active players), who averages 28.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game.

Chris Paul is averaging 13.6 points, 9.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game, while Deandre Ayton adds 18.3 points, 1.8 assists and 10.1 rebounds per matchup.

Damion Lee makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Suns, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.5 per contest.

Paul picks pockets to the tune of 1.6 takeaways per game, while Bismack Biyombo compiles 1.4 rejections per contest.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Markkanen scores 25.7 points per game. He also contributes 8.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game this season.

This season, Walker Kessler is averaging 8.9 points, 0.9 assists and 8.4 rebounds per game.

Markkanen hits 3.1 treys per game.

The Jazz’s defensive efforts get a boost from Kelly Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game.

Suns vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 7.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (234)

  • Prediction:
    Suns 116 – Jazz 115

How to Bet on Suns vs. Jazz

Get more NBA picks and predictions, the top NBA Player Prop Bets, and game previews as well as view the latest live NBA lines on Betsperts.

If you are new to sports betting, read our in-depth guide on how to bet on basketball as well as find the best NBA betting sites.

Latest from Bleacher Nation:

Author: Luis Escalante

Luis Escalante is a seasoned expert in NBA betting and Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. With over a decade of experience in sports analytics and a strong background in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting, Luis has become a well-respected and trusted authority in the industry. His extensive knowledge of data analysis and sports betting strategies has helped countless individuals make informed decisions and gain an edge in the competitive world of betting. Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014, Luis is committed to providing the highest quality insights and advice.