The Portland Trail Blazers welcome the Utah Jazz to the Rose Garden on Monday night in a key Western Conference battle. Get your sports odds at Just Bet sportsbook.
The Trail Blazers have had a solid season thus far, but it seems like they are just missing a few key elements that will put them over the top. They are in a really competitive division and they sit 15.5 games back of the Thunder in the Northwest. The Trail Blazers are led by a solid offense averaging 97.2 points per game while they give up 96.2 points per game. In their last game the Blazers defeated the Timberwolves by a score of 119-106 on Sunday. Portland’s scoring was led by Nicolas Batum who finished with 24 points for the game.
The Jazz will be looking to increase their 2 game advantage on the Blazers on Monday and look to put themselves in a better position for the playoffs. The Jazz come into this game with a record of 27-26 on the season and have played well overall. The Jazz are paced by a strong offense as well averaging 98.8 points per game on the season which puts them fifth in the NBA in scoring offense. In their last game the Jazz lost to the Clippers 105-96 on Saturday.
Because of their potent offense the over has come in for 5 of the last 6 games. While the Blazers are 4-1 in their last 5 home games, they are just 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games at home. The Jazz have struggled ATS in their last 10 games vs. the Blazers going just 3-7 ATS in Portland.
This game is likely to be a coin flip in our eyes so we like the fact that the Jazz are getting points. Give us the Jazz and the points even though they are on the road at the best online sportsbooks.