BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Spurs +7 (-112)
- Jazz vs. Spurs Over/Under: 230.5 points
The Spurs (33-32-1 ATS) are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 contests played in March,1-5 SU in their last six games, but are 5-1-1 ATS in their last six matches against an opponent in the Western Conference. The total has gone OVER in nine of San Antonio’s last 11 matches when playing at home against Utah.
The Jazz (28-36-1 ATS) are 11-3 SU in their last 14 outings 2-6 ATS in their last eight matches and are 5-1 SU in their last six contests against the Spurs. Utah will be led by Donovan Mitchell (25ppg) and Rudy Gober (14.7 rpg) as they try to follow up on their 123-85 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
San Antonio has lost five of its last six games, including a 104-119 defeat to the Toropnto Raptors on Wednesday. All Star point guard DeJounte Murray (20.6ppg, 9.4apg) is expected to lead the Spurs along with center Jacob Poetl (9.1 rpg), as San Antonio tries to make a last-minute push for the No10 position and a place in the play-in tournament.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread —123 Utah Jazz – 116 San Antonio Spurs
- Over/Under — OVER 230.5 points
A look at Thursday’s predictions:
Kevin Durant scored 18 of his 34 points in the first half on 10 of 17 shooting along with 14 rebounds, Seth Curry had 24 points, while Kyrie Irving added 22 points and five assists to help the Brooklyn Nets take down James Harden and the Philadelphia 76ers, 129-100, for their second-straight win since snapping a four-game losing streak.
Stephen Curry scored 34 points on five 3-pointers and 11 of 21 shooting while Jordan Poole scored 21 points off the bench as the Golden State Warriors got back at the Denver Nuggets, 113-102. Klay Thompson and rookie Jonathan Kuminga scored 18 points each for the Warriors, who bounced back from a 124-131 loss in Denver on Monday.
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