Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs Recommended Bet 3/29/23

by | Last updated Mar 29, 2023 | nba

Utah Jazz (35-40 SU, 40-32-3 ATS) vs. San Antonio Spurs (19-56 SU, 30-45-0 ATS)

When: Wednesday, March 29th, 8:00 PM (ET)

Where: AT&T Center, TX, San Antonio


Point Spread: UT -5/SA +5 (Get a 50% real cash bonus up to $250 in free bets and wager at the bookie with the absolute best live wagering platform on the web —> Bovada Sportsbook!)

Total: 234.5

Money Line: Utah Jazz -211/+171

Notable Injuries


  • Jordan Clarkson (Out) Hand
  • Rudy Gay (Out) Lower Back
  • Lauri Markkanen (Questionable) Hand
  • Collin Sexton (Out) Hamstring
  • Simone Fontecchio (Questionable) Toe


  • Khem Birch (Out) Knee
  • Keldon Johnson (Out) Foot
  • Devin Vassell (Out) Injury Management
  • Charles Bassey (Out) Patella
  • Jeremy Sochan (Out) Injury Management

Recent Form

Heading into the game, Utah is 35-40 overall. When taking to the road, Utah has a mark of 13-24 and a win percentage of 35%. Currently, the team is 12th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 40-32-3 vs. the spread. Utah travels to take on the Spurs, hoping to avoid their 5th straight loss.

Most recently, Utah lost to the Suns by a score of 117-103. Lauri Markkanen and his 25 points were not enough for the team to pull out a win as 5-point underdogs. The Jazz also finished with an ATS loss in the game.

Heading into the game, San Antonio is 19-56 overall. When playing at home, San Antonio has a mark of 13-25 and a win percentage of 34%. Currently, the team is 14th in the Western Conference. So far, they are 30-45-0 vs. the spread. The Spurs need a win in today’s matchup vs. Utah to avoid their 5th straight loss.

In their most recent matchup, the Celtics defeated San Antonio with a score of 137-93. Zach Collins scored the most points for the team with 21, but it was not enough to earn the win. The Spurs were 17 points ahead going into the game.

The Historicals

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Spurs picked up the win 126-122 win over the Jazz. Heading into the game, San Antonio was the 4.5-point underdogs, giving them an ATS win. So far this season, the Spurs have a record of 2-1 vs. the Jazz. When looking at how these teams have performed against the spread in recent matchups, the Spurs hold the edge at 4-1. However, the average scoring margin in these matchups has been tight, sitting at just -2 points per game. The over-under record in these same games is 1-4, with the teams combining for an average of 216 points per game.

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This season, Utah is among the league leaders in scoring, averaging 117.1 points per game. So far, the Jazz are also one of the more up-tempo teams in the league, sitting at 100.3 possessions per game. The three-point shot has been a big part of Utah’s offensive game plan, as they are ranked 5th in 3-point attempts per game. So far, they have connected on 35.6% of their looks from the outside. Defensively, the Jazz have been one of the best units in the NBA, allowing just 107.57 points per game. So far, they have allowed a 3-point shooting percentage of 35.09%, placing them 15th in the NBA.

Utah will be dealing with some key injuries for today’s game. When looking at the injury report, the team’s second-leading scorer, Jordan Clarkson is already out. So far, he is averaging 20.8 for the team. In addition, Lauri Markkanen is questionable. This season, he lead’s the team in scoring at 25.7 points per contest.

For the season, San Antonio is averaging just 112.0 points per game, which is 25th in the league. This below-average production has come despite being one of the faster-paced teams in the NBA (4th). San Antonio has struggled with their 3-point shot this season, as they are currently ranked just 25th in 3-point shooting percentage at 34.4%. In addition, they are near the bottom of the league in attempts, at just 31.9 attempts per contest. The defense has been a struggle for San Antonio, as they currently allow 113.04 points per game. In terms of their 3-point defense, opposing teams have hit 35.84% of their looks from deep, placing the Spurs 20th in the NBA.

A major injury to note for today’s game is that San Antonio will not have Keldon Johnson available as is already listed as out on the injury report. Tre Jones will take on the role of the primary scorer for the team. This season, Jones is averaging 12.4 points per game for the Spurs.

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Betting Trends

  • The Jazz are 3-0-1 ATS in their last four road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • The Jazz are 5-0 ATS in their last five road games
  • The Spurs are 3-7 ATS in their last ten games playing on two days’ rest.
  • The Spurs are 17-40-2 ATS in their last 59 Wednesday games.

Joes Pick To Cover The Spread

The Utah Jazz don’t dare win another game this season because they could catch the two teams in front of them, which could potentially hurt their upcoming draft position. The Spurs are pretty much logjammed into their final spot as well but have shown that they’re willing to keep the homecourt fans happy with an occasional win. I’m betting on the Spurs at +4.5 with confidence. MLB is here! Kick your season off right by scoring a massive 100% real cash bonus up to $500 when you deposit $100 to $500 and go to the “Special Offers Page” and enter code PREDICTEM at Everygame Sportsbook! The oldest and most trusted bookie on the web since the 1990’s!