Jazz vs Raptors: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 19, 2021 - Last Updated on March 29, 2021

The Utah Jazz (29-11) visit the Toronto Raptors (17-23) as 5-point favorites after Donovan Mitchell went off for 42 points in the Jazz’s 131-122 loss to the Wizards. The matchup airs on SportsNet RM at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, March 19, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 229.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 19, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Raptors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 19

Jazz:
Mike Conley: Out (Rest),
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)

Raptors: None

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-5)
Total Pick Under (229.5)
Prediction Jazz 116, Raptors 109

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Jazz to walk away with the win, but the model spread (7.0) is 2.0 points further in their direction.

The model predicts a total 4.8 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 38 25.1 4.5 5.4 1.0 0.3 3.3
Jordan Clarkson 40 17.7 4.0 2.3 0.9 0.2 3.2
Mike Conley 32 16.4 3.3 5.6 1.4 0.1 2.8
Bojan Bogdanovic 40 15.2 4.0 1.9 0.6 0.1 2.6
Rudy Gobert 40 14.4 13.5 1.3 0.5 2.9 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Mitchell’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 35.5, 0.4 greater than his season average of 35.1.
  • Rudy Gobert’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.4 greater than his season average of 29.1.
  • Mitchell’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
  • Gobert’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 2.9.

Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Fred VanVleet 35 19.9 4.3 6.5 1.7 0.8 3.3
Pascal Siakam 31 19.8 7.4 4.7 1.1 0.7 1.2
Norman Powell 38 19.7 3.0 1.8 1.2 0.2 2.8
Kyle Lowry 33 17.8 5.5 7.5 1.2 0.2 2.8
Chris Boucher 40 14.3 6.5 1.1 0.6 2.0 1.6

Raptors Player Props

  • Fred VanVleet’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 15.5, 4.4 points lower than his season average of 19.9.
  • Pascal Siakam’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 7.4 lower than his season average of 31.9.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 3.3.
  • VanVleet’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

Shooting Trends

  • The Jazz are shooting 46.7% from the field this season, 0.8 percentage points higher than the 45.9% the Raptors allow to opponents.
  • Utah is 20-3-1 against the spread and 23-1 overall when it shoots higher than 45.9% from the field.
  • Toronto has a 14-9 record against the spread and a 13-10 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 46.7% of their shots from the field.
  • The Raptors’ 44.8% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Jazz have given up to their opponents.
  • Toronto is 13-6 against the spread and 12-7 overall when it shoots better than 45.3% from the field.
  • When Utah’s opponents shoot greater than 44.8% from the field, it is 15-2-1 against the spread and 17-1 overall.
  • The Jazz’s 39.7% three-point shooting percentage this season is 2.1 percentage points higher than opponents of the Raptors have shot from beyond the arc (37.6%).
  • Utah has an 18-3-1 record against the spread and a 19-3 record overall when the team connects on more than 37.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Toronto has put up a 15-5 against the spread while going 13-7 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 39.7% from deep.
  • The Raptors are making 37.8% of their shots from three-point distance, which is just 2.4 percentage points greater than the 35.4% the Jazz’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Toronto is 14-9 ATS and 13-10 overall when the team makes more than 35.4% of its three-point attempts.
  • Utah is 22-4-1 ATS and 24-3 overall in games it shoots over 37.8% from deep.
  • The Jazz’s 17 made three-pointers per game this season is 1.7 more made shots on average than the 15.3 per game the Raptors allow.
  • When Utah makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 25-8-1 against the spread and 27-7 overall. When Toronto is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 2-11 ATS and 2-11 straight up.
  • The Raptors are the third-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Jazz give up the fewest makes from deep.

Jazz vs Raptors Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Raptors AVG Raptors Rank
3rd 116.8 Points Scored 112.4 17th
5th 108.8 Points Allowed 112.1 18th
1st 47.9 Rebounds 41.2 29th
5th 11.1 Off. Rebounds 9.4 19th
1st 17 3pt Made 15.3 3rd
22nd 23.7 Assists 25.1 14th
18th 13.9 Turnovers 13 10th

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