Bet Jamaica NBA Preview — Utah Jazz vs. Phoenix Suns

by Dirty on March 4, 2010

The Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at US Airways Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Suns listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Jazz, while the game’s total is sitting at 213.

Carlos Boozer led the way for the Jazz with 20 points, six boards, and four steals in their 108-104 loss to the Clippers on Monday night.

Los Angeles cashed as 6.5-point home underdogs, while the game played OVER the 202.5-point total set by oddsmakers.

The Suns took over in the second half and cruised to a 127-101 victory over the Clippers on Wednesday. The Suns covered the 4-point spread, while the 228 points sailed OVER the posted total of 210.5.

Amare Stoudemire netted 30 points with 14 rebounds for a double-double for the Suns. Channing Frye added 23 points and Jason Richardson chipped in with 22 points in the win.

Current streak:
Phoenix has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Utah: 38-22 SU, 36-21-3 ATS
Phoenix: 39-24 SU, 37-25-1 ATS

Utah most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Phoenix most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 5 games
Utah is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah’s last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Utah is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Phoenix is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Phoenix is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix’s last 6 games when playing Utah

Next up:
Utah home to LA Clippers, Saturday, March 6
Phoenix home to Indiana, Saturday, March 6

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