The Utah Jazz (27-10 SU, 18-19 ATS) travel to Denver to play the Nuggets (18-17, 15-20) on Wednesday. In their previous meeting, the Jazz went 7-1 in their past eight games while the Nuggets were 3-1 in their past four games. Now, we will get into our Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets betting picks, and prediction.
The Jazz, winners of nine in a row on the road, opened as 5.5-point favorites against the Wizards at home at the best Utah online betting sites. Also, the top Denver wagering sites have the total was set at 219.5 points. In their last 12 meetings, Utah is 9-3 ATS, while Denver is 2-4 ATS in its past six games.
On Monday, October 9, Utah defeated the New Orleans Pelicans by a score of 115-104 as Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points. Mike Conley Jr. had 22 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists while Bojan Bogdanovic chipped in with 21 points.
The Jazz have thrived from a wealth of depth throughout the lineup, with their top five scorers all averaging over 14 points per game. Mitchell has been Utah’s best player this season, averaging 25.7 points per game, but the team has benefited from good balance throughout the lineup. The Jazz’s depth has allowed them to be the league’s best offensive team through the first half of the season, with 116 points per game.
Hassan Whiteside, Rudy Gobert, Bogdanovic, Udoka Azubuike and Royce O’Neale are all having health problems. Mitchell’s back is not working well. Jordan Clarkson has a problem with his back too. Eric Paschall has personal issues to take care of.
The Nuggets lost 103-89 to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, ending their three-game winning streak. Luka Doncic scored 21 points for the Mavs, while Nikola Jokic had a double-double with 27 points and 16 rebounds for the Nuggets.
It’s been a rollercoaster year for the Nuggets, who have gone 8-7 in their past 15 games. Despite the team’s ups and downs, Nikola Jokic has remained a constant. The NBA’s MVP frontrunner is putting up 25.7 points and 14 boards per game this season, just a half-point below his career high.
Austin Rivers (thumb), Zeke Nnaji (health and safety protocol), and Bones Hyland (conditioning) are all questionable. Green, Morris, and Cancar are all out. Austin Rivers (thumb), Zeke Nnaji (health and safety protocols), and Bones Hyland (conditioning) are questionable.
The Utah Jazz have been one of the league’s best road teams this season, with a record of 13-3. They’ve also got the National Basketball Association’s top road offense (114.6 points) and defense (102.8 points).They’ll have to stave off a Nuggets team that is averaging just 105.8 points per game (23rd), as well as an offensively thin one, so keep the over/under at six. The Jazz will take on a defensively weak Nuggets squad that has scored 104 or fewer points in nine of its last 10 games (including twice against Miami
The Nuggets, as usual, are the underdogs in this match-up. Jokic is the scoring machine in this one and hasn’t scored 30 points in a game since December 11, so he’s probably due for a big night soon. If the Nuggets are going to win this game.