Both teams will be on a back to back when the Utah Jazz travels to face the LA Clippers from NBA pro basketball on late night Saturday. The Jazz and Clippers will tip off from LA at 10:30PM Eastern Time and it’s the NBA League Pass providing the live national television broadcast.
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The current odds from the Jazz and Clippers at Oddsmaker has the home team LA Clippers favored by -5 points with the over under in the game lined at 192 ½ points. A money line wager on the favored LA Clippers will return -220 odds to bettors. If you believe that the underdog Utah Jazz can pull off the straight up win tonight on the road your return is +180 odds for your wager on the money line.
After a lengthy six game win streak the Utah Jazz has suddenly dropped two straight and three of their past four games. They are coming off a home loss last night to the Sacramento Kings by the score of 104-103 laying -7 ½ points as the favorite. Utah defensively over their past five games has allowed opponents to average over 104 points per game. Center Al Jefferson has stepped up for this Jazz team with 21 point per game average and 10 ½ rebounds pulled down over his past seven games.
After poor road play with three straight losses the Clippers have righted the ship with four straight wins on their home court. LA was able to deliver a win thanks to a Chris Paul late bucket in their 98-97 home victory last night against the Portland Trailblazers as a -9 ½ point betting favorite. The Clippers recent slide has come due in part to their defense. Despite piling up victories the Clips is still defending poorly allowing opponents 46.8% shooting over their past five games. The offense is carrying LA right now as the club is sinking nearly 48% of their shots in that span of games.
The trend is one sided recently in this matchup as Utah has simply owned the LA Clippers as the Jazz have covered the pointspread in four straight and 8 of their past 10 meetings on the court.