Jazz vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 29, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 29, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

A game after he put up 35 points in a 126-110 win over the Grizzlies, Donovan Mitchell leads the Utah Jazz (34-11) at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-29) as 15.5-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on SportsNet RM, tips at 9:00 PM ET on Monday, March 29, 2021. The point total in the matchup is 224.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 29, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 29

Jazz:
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)

Cavaliers:
Jarrett Allen: Day To Day (Concussion),
Taurean Prince: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Kevin Love: Day To Day (Calf),
Matthew Dellavedova: Day To Day (Abdominal/Appendicitis)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-15.5)
Total Pick Under (224)
Prediction Jazz 120, Cavaliers 100

The Jazz are the bet in this matchup. They’re favored by 4.8 more points in the model than DraftKings (20.3 to 15.5).

In this game, the model projects a total (219.9 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (224 points).

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 43 25.9 4.6 5.5 1.0 0.3 3.4
Jordan Clarkson 45 17.4 4.0 2.2 0.9 0.2 3.1
Mike Conley 36 16.1 3.5 5.5 1.4 0.1 2.7
Bojan Bogdanovic 45 14.8 3.9 1.8 0.5 0.0 2.4
Rudy Gobert 45 14.6 13.3 1.2 0.5 2.9 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Mitchell’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 40.5, 4.5 greater than his season average of 36.0.
  • Mike Conley’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 24.5, 0.5 less than his season average of 25.0.
  • Mitchell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
  • Conley’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

Cavaliers Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Collin Sexton 39 24.0 2.8 4.3 1.1 0.1 1.7
Darius Garland 37 16.6 2.2 5.7 1.1 0.1 1.8
Jarrett Allen 44 13.1 9.9 1.7 0.4 1.7 0.1
Larry Nance Jr. 29 10.1 7.1 3.1 1.8 0.6 1.2
Cedi Osman 44 10.0 3.5 2.6 1.0 0.1 1.8

Cavaliers Player Props

  • Collin Sexton’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 26.5, 2.5 points higher than his season average of 24.0.
  • Darius Garland’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 4.0 greater than his season average of 24.5.
  • Cedi Osman’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 1.8.
  • Jarrett Allen’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.8 blocks higher than his season average of 1.7.

Shooting Trends

  • The Jazz are shooting 46.8% from the field this season, 1.1 percentage points lower than the 47.9% the Cavaliers allow to opponents.
  • Utah has a 15-2 record against the spread and a 17-0 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47.9% from the field.
  • Cleveland’s record is 13-8 against the spread and 14-7 overall when its opponents make more than 46.8% of their shots from the field.
  • The Cavaliers’ 45% shooting percentage from the field this season is -0.1 percentage points lower than the Jazz have allowed to their opponents (44.9%).
  • This season, Cleveland has a 16-9 record against the spread and a 14-11 record overall in games the team collectively shoots higher than 44.9% from the field.
  • When Utah’s opponents shoot greater than 45% from the field, it is 19-2-1 against the spread and 21-1 overall.
  • The Jazz are hitting 39.7% of their three-point shots this season, 1.5% higher than the 38.2% the Cavaliers allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Utah has a 19-3 record against the spread and a 19-3 record overall when the team connects on more than 38.2% of its three-point attempts.
  • Cleveland has put up a 17-10 against the spread while going 15-12 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 39.7% from downtown.
  • The Cavaliers are making 33.9% of their shots from three-point range, which is 1.2 percentage points fewer than the 35.1% the Jazz’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Cleveland is 13-5 ATS and 11-7 overall when the team makes more than 35.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • Utah has a 16-3-1 ATS record and an 18-2 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 33.9% from three-point range.
  • The Jazz connect on 17 three-pointers per game this season, 7.7 more made shots on average than the 9.3 per game the Cavaliers allow.
  • Utah is 28-8-1 against the spread and 30-7 overall when it connects on more threes than its opponents, while Cleveland is 7-22 ATS and 7-22 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Cavaliers make the fewest three-pointers in the league, while the Jazz give up the fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Jazz vs Cavaliers Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Cavaliers AVG Cavaliers Rank
3rd 117 Points Scored 103.5 30th
5th 108.2 Points Allowed 111 13th
1st 48.2 Rebounds 43.2 13th
3rd 11.1 Off. Rebounds 11.1 4th
1st 17 3pt Made 9.3 30th
21st 23.7 Assists 23.2 23rd
19th 13.7 Turnovers 14.7 26th

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