Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz Preview and Predictions 2019-02-02
Houston Rockets be landing at the Vivint Smart Home Arena to have a blasting game with Utah Jazz on Saturday night 9:00 PM (EST).
Houston Rockets Preview
Houston Rockets have a 29-22 record 23-27-1 ATS this season and sit in the 6th place of the West. They have consecutives droops and in their recent game they got beaten on the road banging the Nuggets with a 122-136 score, not beating the odds.
James Harden with 36.2 ppg, adding 6.6 boards and a team high 8.1 dimes per game. He is followed by Clint Capela with 17.6 ppg and a 12.6 boards per game but he is no more appearing due an injury.
Utah Jazz Preview
Utah Jazz have a 30-23 record 26-25-2 ATS season and right now ranked in the 7th place of the West. They have got victory in four out of their last five matches and in their last game they won at home resistant to the Hawks with a 128-112 score, beating the odds.
They Utah Jazz Donovan Mitchell with 22.3 ppg, adding 3.8 boards and 3.9 dimes per game. He is followed by Rudy Gobert with 15.2 ppg and a team high 12.8 boards per game.
Earlier summary of Jazz vs Rockets
Overdue this season the Jazz marshal the Rockets 2-1 wins, having won the only home game by 27 points. Jazz have a 16-9 at home, while the Rockets are 10-14 on the road.
Betting Trends
Rockets are fitter offensively, scoring 112.5 ppg to Jazz’s 109, while Jazz are fitter defensively, allowing 105.8 ppg to Rockets’ 111.4 ppg. Jazz have a superior field goal percentage 46.1% to 44.6%, while both teams have identical 3-point percentage 34.5%. Jazz are preferable both in boards grabbed 45 to 41.7 and in dimes made 25 to 20.8, while Rockets are priorin turnovers committed 13.3 to 14.8.
Prediction
Jazz are the best at home and Vegas odds give them a -7 spread and predict them to beat the rivals against a below average on the road Rockets team. Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Utah Jazz -7 (-108)