The Jazz have clinched a playoff mark and are still fighting for auspicious seeding. On Tuesday night (9 p.m. ET), they horde a Warriors bar that has stumbled down a widen and is fervent to spin things around before streamer to a postseason.
The surging Jazz are 7.5-point favorites, with a over-under for sum points scored set during 211.5.
Before picking a side, we need to see what SportsLine consultant Micah Roberts has to say. The former Las Vegas sportsbook executive has an inherited believe of indicate spreads and he has been sealed in with his new NBA selections. Roberts is on a 13-4 run (76 percent) with his picks opposite a widespread for SportsLine and also is on a 4-0 run when a Jazz are involved.
Now, Roberts has zeroed in on Tuesday’s diversion and expelled a clever collect opposite a spread.
Roberts knows a Jazz have won 5 straight, all though one by double figures, and clinched a mark in a postseason with their 112-97 feat over a Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
Even so, in a firmly bunched Western Conference, seeding position will be adult for grabs until a final horn sounds on a final regular-season game. Utah is in a three-way quarrel for a top-four position and home-court advantage in a initial turn of a 2018 NBA playoffs.
The Jazz seemed like an doubtful contender after losing star brazen Gordon Hayward in giveaway group and traffic with a enlarged injury-related deficiency to core Rudy Gobert. But with a assistance of energetic rookie Donovan Mitchell and a healthy Gobert, Utah has been on a rip in a second half of a season.
The Jazz also have dominated their new array with Golden State. They took advantage of an injury-ravaged Golden State bar for a 110-91 win in Oakland on Mar 25 and also clobbered a full-strength Warriors bar 129-99 in January.
Golden State has mislaid 5 of 9 in a late-season slip as it prepares to enter a NBA playoffs but harmed star Stephen Curry for during slightest a initial round.
But a leaky invulnerability stays a regard for Golden State, that authorised Utah to fire 58 percent from a margin in their prior meeting. What’s more, all 5 Jazz starters have averaged double total in their past dual games opposite a Warriors.
Will a surging Jazz cover again opposite Golden State as a home favorite, or will a Warriors flower in a singular loser role? Visit SportsLine now to get a winning side of Warriors-Jazz from a Vegas fable on a 13-4 roll.