Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Prediction NBA Picks 4/11/24

Utah Jazz (29-50) vs Houston Rockets (39-40)

Game Info: Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Delta Center)

Betting Odds: Utah Jazz +123 / Houston Rockets -145 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz meet Thursday 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 Rockets vs Jazz prediction.

Houston Rockets Betting Preview

The Houston Rockets recently lost to the Warriors, Heat, and Mavericks while beating the Magic. The Houston Rockets are averaging 114.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.3 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Jalen Green is averaging 19.9 points and 5.2 rebounds, while Fred VanVleet is averaging 16.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Jabari Smith Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Dillon Brooks is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game.

Utah Jazz Betting Preview

The Utah Jazz recently lost to the Timberwolves, Thunder, Mavericks, Rockets, Spurs, Kings, Cavaliers, Clippers, Warriors, and Nuggets. The Utah Jazz are averaging 115.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 120.7 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 83.1 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.

Houston Rockets Player Facts

  • Fred VanVleet ranks 5th amongst qualified players for assist:turnover ratio (4.7) this season.
  • Amen Thompson ranks 22nd amongst qualified players for steals per game (1.2) this season.

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 Rockets rank 2nd in the league for opponent assists per game this season (24.4).
  • The Rockets rank 2nd in the league for opponent three-point percentage this season (35.0%).

Rockets vs Jazz prediction

Nether the Rockets or Jazz have anything to play for at this stage, so I'm always hesitant to get involved this time of year. With that said, the Rockets are still competing and playing to win, while the Jazz have won 2 games since February 27. The Jazz are in complete tank mode and focused on getting the best possible picks for the NBA Draft. The Rockets are still playing their key guys, and they're a top-5 cover team in the NBA at 56.4 percent. I'll lay the reasonable number with the Rockets on the road.

Randy’s Pick Houston Rockets -5.5

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