Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers - 2/17/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Los Angeles Clippers (21-8) vs Utah Jazz (23-5)
Game Info: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
Betting Odds: Los Angeles Clippers +2 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Staples Center.
The Utah Jazz look to stay hot after winning 19 of their last 20 games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 115.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 106.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 24.2 points and 5.1 assists while Jordan Clarkson is averaging 18.2 points and 2.1 assists. Mike Conley is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 13.2 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.5 rebounds per game.
The Los Angeles Clippers look for a win after winning 15 of their last 19 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 116.1 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 26.7 points and 5.9 rebounds while Paul George is averaging 24.4 points and 6.2 rebounds. Marcus Morris Sr. is the third double-digit scorer and Lou Williams is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 42.4 percent from beyond the arc and 84.7 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Jazz are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 20-6 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Clippers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games. The under is 5-2 in Jazz last 7 road games. The over is 4-0 in Clippers last 4 overall. The Jazz are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Los Angeles and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Who knows who is going to play for the Los Angeles Clippers, but the bottom line here is the Jazz are on a historic run both straight up and against the spread. The Jazz have not only won 19 of their last 20 games, but they're 21-7 against the spread as well. It's to the point where you just blindly keep backing the Jazz until the tickets stop cashing. I'm laying the bucket with the Jazz.