Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets - 2/5/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Denver Nuggets (35-16) at Utah Jazz (32-17)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -7.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Denver Nuggets look for another win after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 109.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 20.2 points and 10 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 17.6 points and 4.6 assists. Will Barton is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Millsap is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have split their last six road games.
The Utah Jazz need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Utah Jazz are averaging 111.1 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 107 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 24.6 points and 4.3 assists while Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 21.2 points and 4.1 rebounds. Rudy Gobert is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Clarkson is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have won nine of their last 10 home games.
The Nuggets are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest. The Jazz are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 home games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Nuggets last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The over is 8-3 in Jazz last 11 overall. The Nuggets are 1-10 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Utah. The under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Utah and 21-6 in the last 27 meetings.
The Denver Nuggets are on the end of a back to back, but we're still getting a lot of points with one of the hotter teams in the league. The Utah Jazz have lost four straight games and are losing their last five games by an average of 6.8 points while allowing 48.7 percent shooting from the field and 37.5 percent shooting from deep. This feels like too many points to pass up with the Nuggets.