Donovan Mitchell leads the Utah Jazz (38-13) into a matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers (30-20) after scoring 41 points in a 117-113 loss to the Suns. The Trail Blazers are 7-point underdogs in the game on Thursday, April 8, 2021, which tips off at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The matchup’s over/under is set at 231.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of April 8, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Jazz vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds
Injury Report as of April 8
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle),
Elijah Hughes: Out (Illness),
Juwan Morgan: Out (Calf)
Norman Powell: Day To Day (Toe),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle),
Jusuf Nurkic: Day To Day (Knee)
|Spread Pick||Jazz (-7)|
|Total Pick||Under (231)|
|Prediction||Jazz 120, Trail Blazers 107|
The FanDuel line for this game has the Jazz favored by seven, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (13.5 points). Put your money on the Jazz.
The FanDuel point total for this matchup is just 3.8 points highter than the model projection.
Jazz Key Players
Jazz Player Props
- Mitchell’s points prop total for the game is set at 27.5, 1.7 points higher than his season average of 25.8.
- Mike Conley’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 23.5, 1.8 lower than his season average of 25.3.
- Mitchell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 4.5, 1.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
- Conley’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.
Trail Blazers Key Players
Trail Blazers Player Props
- Damian Lillard’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 33.5, 7.6 less than his season average of 41.1.
- Enes Kanter’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 0.4 lower than his season average of 24.9.
- Lillard’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 1.6 shots lower than his season average of 4.1.
- Robert Covington’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks higher than his season average of 1.3.
- The Jazz make 46.7% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.3 percentage points lower than the Trail Blazers have allowed to their opponents (48%).
- In games Utah shoots better than 48% from the field, it is 15-2 against the spread and 17-0 overall.
- Portland’s record is 14-6 against the spread and 15-5 overall when its opponents make more than 46.7% of their shots from the field.
- The Trail Blazers have shot at a 44.6% clip from the field this season, 0.1 percentage points below the 44.7% shooting opponents of the Jazz have averaged.
- Portland is 16-8-1 against the spread and 22-3 overall when it shoots better than 44.7% from the field.
- This season, Utah has a 20-3-1 record against the spread and a 22-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 44.6% from the field.
- The Jazz shoot 39.2% from beyond the arc, 1.9% higher than the 37.3% the Trail Blazers allow to opponents.
- Utah has a 24-5-1 record against the spread and a 26-4 record overall when the team knocks down more than 37.3% of its three-point shots.
- Portland is 18-12-1 against the spread while putting up a 19-12 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 39.2% from downtown.
- The Trail Blazers’ three-point shooting percentage this season (38.2%) is just 3.8 percentage points higher than opponents of the Jazz are averaging (34.4%).
- Portland has a 21-13-1 ATS record and is 24-11 straight-up when the team hits more than 34.4% of its three-point attempts.
- Utah has a 27-7-1 ATS record and a 31-4 straight-up record this season when it knocks down more than 38.2% of its three-point attempts.
- The Jazz’s 16.9 made three-pointers per game this season are only 0.7 more made shots on average than the 16.2 per game the Trail Blazers allow.
- Utah has gone 30-10-1 against the spread and 34-7 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Portland makes fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 3-9 ATS and 4-8 straight up.
- The Trail Blazers are the second-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Jazz give up the fewest makes from deep.
Jazz vs Trail Blazers Stat Rankings
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