Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz Prediction NBA Picks 4/9/24

Utah Jazz (29-49) vs Denver Nuggets (54-24)

Game Info: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Delta Center)

Betting Odds: Utah Jazz +680 / Denver Nuggets -1111 --- Over/Under: 224.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Delta Center. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Nuggets vs Jazz prediction.

Denver Nuggets Betting Preview

The Denver Nuggets recently beat the Hawks and Spurs while losing to the Clippers and Timberwolves. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 114.7 points on 49.5 percent shooting and allowing 109.7 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.4 points and 12.4 rebounds, while Jamal Murray is averaging 20.8 points and 4.1 rebounds. Michael Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game.

Utah Jazz Betting Preview

The Utah Jazz recently lost to the Timberwolves, Thunder, Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Kings, Cavaliers, Clippers, and Warriors. The Utah Jazz are averaging 115.9 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 120.8 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Lauri Markkanen is averaging 23.2 points and 8.2 rebounds, while Collin Sexton is averaging 18.7 points and 2.6 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson is the third double-digit scorer and John Collins is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 83 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 39.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Jazz rank 30th in the league for opponent assists per game this season (29.9).
  • The Jazz rank 30th in the league for turnovers per game this season (15.6).
  • The Nuggets rank 30th in the league for three-point field goal attempts per game this season (31.1).
  • The Nuggets rank 1st in the league for Q1 opponent points per game this season (26.5).

Nuggets vs Jazz prediction

The Nuggets could obviously blow the doors off, as they're head and shoulders the better team. The Jazz aren't winning, covering numbers, and they have shutdown some of their best players. Markkanen, Clarkson and Collins likely won't play for the Jazz. Gordon is questionable for the Nuggets with a foot injury. The Nuggets beat the Jazz by 21 points about a month ago. With all that said, the Nuggets have been on cruise control for a while now as they do just enough to win, and they've covered just 4 of their last 10 games. The Nuggets also play the Timberwolves tomorrow, a game that could determine who gets the first seed in the West. This is a win and get out game for the Nuggets. Give me the Jazz and the boatload of buckets.

Randy’s Pick Utah Jazz +13.5

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