The Cavaliers come into today’s matchup with a record of 15-12 and have played their last two games at home. On the other side, the Jazz are 10-17 and are 6.5 point underdogs. If you’re interested in placing a wager, you can bet this game at BookMaker. The game can be seen on BSOH.

Will the Jazz Come Through as Road Underdogs?

On the road this season, the Jazz are 2-12 compared to their 8-5 record at home. In their last three games, the Jazz are 2-1 and overall they are 10-17.

Utah comes in with an overall ATS record of 14-13 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Jazz hold an ATS record of 4-10 in contrast to a 10-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

Coming off their recent game, the Jazz offense tallied 125 points in a matchup against the Nets. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.5%, and they made 14 threes. On offense, Jazz has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 45%. So far, they are 18th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 81%.

At this time, the Jazz’s defense is positioned 24 in the NBA, permitting 119.5 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Jazz are forcing 16.2 per game, which is 30th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 8th in blocked shots at 5.9 per game.

  • Jordan Clarkson (Out) Thigh
  • Ömer Yurtseven (Out) Illness
  • Keyonte George (Out) Foot

Can Cleveland Pull Off a Home Win?

Coming into today’s matchup vs. the Jazz, the Cavaliers are above .500 at 15-12. When looking at their home and road splits, the Cavs are 8-6 at home and 7-6 on the road.

Cleveland’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 12-13 for the season. The Cavaliers maintain an ATS record of 6-5 on the road, while they have a 6-8 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Cavaliers are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 135 points vs. the Rockets. This figure is more than their season average of 112 points per game. Donovan Mitchell is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 27.7. Meanwhile, Darius Garland also brings a PPG average of 20.7 into the game.

Coming into the game, the Cavaliers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 40.7% of their games. Currently, they are 9 in the NBA at 111.9 points per game allowed.

The Cleveland defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Cleveland.

  • Ricky Rubio (Out) Personal
  • Darius Garland (Out) Jaw
  • Ty Jerome (Out) Ankle
  • Evan Mobley (Out) Knee

Jazz vs. Cavaliers Pick

Not only do we have the Cavaliers winning this one by a score of 112-103, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Cavaliers at -6.5.

Pick: Take the Cavaliers at -6.5

The Total

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 227.5, and our model predicts the Jazz and Cavaliers to score a combined 215 points. We recommend betting on the under.

Pick: Go Under 227.5 points (-112)