Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz - 12/2/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Utah Jazz - 12/2/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Utah Jazz (12-8) at Philadelphia 76ers (14-6)

NBA Basketball: Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)

The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -5 -- Over/Under: 208.5

TV: NBAtv, ATRM, NSPA

The Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Utah Jazz need a win after losing three of their last four games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 106.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 103.9 points on 43 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25.3 points and 3.7 assists while Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 22.1 points and 4.4 rebounds. Mike Conley is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 13.9 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have lost four of their last six road games.

The Philadelphia 76ers look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 108.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 22.8 points and 12.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 18.1 points and 7.1 rebounds. Josh Richardson is the third double-digit scorer and Al Horford is dishing 4.1 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have won all nine home games this season.

The Jazz are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest, 5-11-1 ATS in their last 17 Monday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The 76ers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Jazz are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Jazz last 5 overall. The under is 5-1 in 76ers last 6 overall.

The Utah Jazz have been in a bit of a funk these past few games, and they just got absolutely torched by the Toronto Raptors last night. The Philadelphia 76ers haven't been as impressive as the numbers may indicate, but they are unbeaten at home this season and win those games by an average of 10.8 points. The 76ers also took the Jazz down to the wire in the first meeting last month, and that was with Simmons leaving due to a shoulder injury. At full strength, at home and with the rest advantage, the 76ers should be able to cover the reasonable chalk. 

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