Nuggets vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 8, 2023

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Nuggets vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 8, 2023

NBA Predictions

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (52-28) will look to fend off Walker Kessler’s Utah Jazz (36-44) on April 8, 2023. The Nuggets are a 5.5-point favorite. A 224.5-point total has been set for the game.

Nuggets vs. Jazz Odds

  • Nuggets odds to win: -225
  • Jazz odds to win: +187
  • Spread: Nuggets (-5.5)
  • Total: 224.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and ALT

Who Will Win Nuggets vs. Jazz?

Nuggets and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 5.5 points or more, the Nuggets have a 20-15-1 record against the spread.

The Jazz have a 17-7 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.

These teams average 233 points per game combined, 8.5 more than the total of 224.5.

Denver and Utah have seen its opponents average a combined six more points per game than the point total of 224.5 set for this game.

The average total in Nuggets games this year is four more points than the over/under of 224.5 in this game.

The average total in Utah’s games this season is 10.5 more points than the point total of 224.5 for this outing.

So far this season, Denver has compiled a 43-35-2 record against the spread.

The Jazz have a 45-35-0 record against the spread this year.

Nuggets Stats & Insights

The Nuggets’ +263 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 115.9 points per game (11th in the NBA) while giving up 112.6 per outing (10th in the league).

The Nuggets are 19th in the NBA at 42.9 rebounds per game. That’s 2.2 more than the 40.7 their opponents average.

Denver knocks down 11.8 three-pointers per game (18th in the league), while its opponents have made 11.4 on average.

The Nuggets rank second in the league by averaging 116.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 19th in the NBA, allowing 113.2 points per 100 possessions.

The Nuggets have been much better offensively at home, where they average 119.7 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 112.2 per game. Defensively, they are much better at home, where they concede 110 points per game, versus road games, where they allow opponents to average 115.3 per game.

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz score 117.1 points per game (sixth in NBA) and concede 117.9 (24th in league) for a -70 scoring differential overall.

Utah grabs 45.7 rebounds per game (fifth in league) while conceding 43.4 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.3 boards per game.

The Jazz make 13.4 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), while their opponents have made 12.4 on average.

The Jazz rank 12th in the league averaging 112.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 20th, allowing 113.9 points per 100 possessions.

At home, Utah averages 118 points per game. Away, it averages 116.2.

Nuggets Key Players to Watch

Jokic averages 24.8 points and 11.9 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game.

Michael Porter Jr. leads active Nuggets in three-point shooting, making an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 1.5 steals per game, while Aaron Gordon has 0.8 blocks per contest.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Kessler is at the top of the Jazz scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 9.2 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game to go with 0.9 assists per contest this season.

Kris Dunn has per-game averages of 12.3 points, 5.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds this season.

Ochai Agbaji knocks down 1.4 threes per game.

Kessler’s 0.4 steals and 2.3 blocks per game are vital to the Jazz’s defensive production.

Nuggets vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 5.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (224.5)

  • Prediction:
    Nuggets 117 – Jazz 115

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