The Phoenix Suns (39-35) take to the road to face the Utah Jazz (35-39) on Monday at the Vivint Arena. Going into the game, the Phoenix Suns occupy the Western Conference’s fourth seed, eight places ahead of the Utah Jazz, who are 12th. The Utah Jazz need a win and need it fast to get their season back on track. Three defeats in a row are always brutal, and the Phoenix Suns should be wary of an opponent super motivated to end their current poor run.
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns Betting expert picks
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns Moneyline
Go for the Phoenix Suns to win (1.36) on the moneyline.
The Utah Jazz have been having a rough stretch as of late, losing six out of their last ten games. Their most recent game was a 121-113 loss to the Sacramento Kings, and they are now 4-6 in their last 10 matchups. As a result, they are the +225 underdogs at the Vivint Arena. The Phoenix Suns have the advantage, with -275 odds indicating there is a 73% likelihood of them winning. However, while the visitors are coming off a home win, they’ve struggled on the road, having suffered four consecutive losses away from home recently.
Bet on the Phoenix Suns for the outright moneyline win. The visitors have gone 7-3 in their past ten matchups against the Utah Jazz, winning the last game 113-112 at the Footprint Center in November 2022.
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns Spread
Go for the Utah Jazz +6.5 (1.91) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The Phoenix Suns open as the 6.5 point road favorites against the Utah Jazz, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests they should win by a comfortable margin at the very least. In the last ten matchups in this series, the average points margin between the Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns was 6.8 points.
The Utah Jazz have gone 19-18 ATS at the Vivint Arena and 41-33 ATS for the season. In their previous ten matches, the Utah Jazz covered seven times. They had a scoring average of 119.0 points and conceded 123.2 points.
On the road, the Phoenix Suns have gone 18-19-1 ATS. Their record for the season itself is 37-35-2 ATS. Going against the spread doesn’t usually pay out with the Phoenix Suns. The visitors haven’t covered the spread in four of their past five matches on the road, and are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 overall.
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns Total
Go for Total over 230.5 (1.91)
Recently, the Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns have had a string of low-scoring games. Neither team has managed to put up a lot of points. In fact, over the past ten meetings, the two teams have averaged just 213.8 points.
The Utah Jazz have gone 41-28 O/U for the season. The total went over in seven of their last eight games. In the last five home games, the Utah Jazz had an average total of 236.2 points, going over four times. In the past ten matches, the total went 7-0 on the Over/Under.
The Phoenix Suns have an 38-34 O/U record this season, following a streak of five games that all went above the line. The Phoenix Suns had nine of their previous 10 games going above the predicted total line, averaging 238.9 points.
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns Betting trends
AZ sports betting sites has the odds for the Utah Jazz vs Phoenix Suns game at the Vivint Arena.
- Moneyline (ML): Phoenix Suns (-275) | Utah Jazz (+225)
- Against the spread (ATS): Phoenix Suns -6.5 (-110) | Utah Jazz +6.5 (-110)
Utah Jazz Form
A 121-113 defeat to the Sacramento Kings extended the Utah Jazz’ losing streak to three games in their last match. The hosts are 4-6 in their past 10 outings.
The Utah Jazz have shown they have one of the strongest NBA offenses. As of Monday, they have a notable scoring average of 117.3 points per game. The Utah Jazz have struggled to keep the ball out of their own hoop, conceding 125.8 points on average in their previous five games and 117.8 points this season.
The playoff dream is close to over for the Utah Jazz after 74 games. The hosts have suffered 39 losses in 74 contests this season, putting them in a precarious position of potentially not qualifying for the Western playoffs.
The Utah Jazz enter their latest game with 4 players sidelined: Rudy Gay, Jordan Clarkson, Lauri Markkanen, Collin Sexton.
Phoenix Suns Form
The Phoenix Suns managed to secure a 125-105 win against the Philadelphia 76ers in their last game, going 39-35 for the season. They are optimistic that they can ride the momentum of this victory into their upcoming game against the Utah Jazz, having gone 4-6 in their most recent matches.
With an average of 113.7 points from 74 games, the Phoenix Suns rank in the middle tier among all NBA teams. The Phoenix Suns have held opponents to an average of 112.0 points per game at home and 113.9 points when playing on the road.
The Phoenix Suns are in the thick of a thrilling playoff race. Nestled in the fourth seed of the Western Conference, they’ve racked up 39 victories out of 74 exhilarating games.
The Phoenix Suns will be without both Kevin Durant and DeAndre Ayton for their latest game.
Utah Jazz VS Phoenix Suns H2H history
The Phoenix Suns bagged a 113-112 win over the Utah Jazz in the previous matchup between these two franchises. The encounter took place at the Footprint Center in November 2022. The Phoenix Suns have a 7-3 record against the Utah Jazz from their last ten meetings. They have taken five wins out of ten on the road.
While the Utah Jazz averaged 104.6 points, the Phoenix Suns performed an average of 109.2 points in their ten most recent standoffs.