San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 17

By Lester Mackay | December 16, 2021, 3:41 pm

The Utah Jazz (20-7) are favored by 12 points over the San Antonio Spurs (10-17) on December 17, 2021 at Vivint Arena. The Jazz are flying, having won eight in a row and going 9-1 in their past 10 games. The matchup’s point total is set at 221.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs.

Jazz stats and betting info

Betting trends for Utah

  • Utah has a 16-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Jazz are 2-2 against the spread when favored by 12 points or more this season.
  • A total of 15 of Utah’s 27 games with a set total have hit the over (55.6%).
  • This season, 11 of Utah’s 27 games have gone over Friday’s over/under of 221.5 points.
  • The Jazz have seen a 217.7 average over/under in their games this season, 3.8 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Jazz have won 73.1% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (19-7).
  • Utah has played three times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -900 or shorter, and claimed a victory in each game.
  • The Jazz have a 90.0% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Key players for Utah

  • Rudy Gobert: 15.3 PTS, 14.7 REB, 2.1 BLK, 73.8 FG%
  • Donovan Mitchell: 24.8 PTS, 5.0 AST, 1.7 STL, 46.1 FG%, 35.0 3PT% (84-for-240)
  • Bojan Bogdanovic: 17.0 PTS, 47.4 FG%, 42.2 3PT% (70-for-166)
  • Mike Conley: 13.6 PTS, 5.4 AST, 1.2 STL, 49.0 FG%, 45.7 3PT% (63-for-138)
  • Jordan Clarkson: 14.9 PTS, 38.1 FG%, 30.5 3PT% (72-for-236)

Jazz Injuries: Jared Butler: Day To Day (Knee), Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)

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Spurs stats and betting info

Betting trends for San Antonio

  • Utah has a 16-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as at least 12-point favorites this season, the Jazz are 2-2 against the spread.
  • Utah games have gone over the point total in 15 out of 27 opportunities (55.6%).
  • This season, 11 of San Antonio’s games have ended with a score higher than 221.5 points.
  • Spurs games have an over/under of 218.5 points this season, 3.0 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The Spurs have been underdogs in 19 games this season and won five (26.3%) of those contests.
  • San Antonio has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +600.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 14.3% chance of a victory for the Spurs.

Key players for San Antonio

  • Dejounte Murray: 17.7 PTS, 8.3 REB, 8.4 AST, 1.9 STL, 44.1 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (37-for-109)
  • Derrick White: 14.1 PTS, 5.2 AST, 1.2 STL, 41.5 FG%, 28.8 3PT% (42-for-146)
  • Keldon Johnson: 14.7 PTS, 47.4 FG%, 44.3 3PT% (35-for-79)
  • Jakob Poeltl: 12.3 PTS, 8.8 REB, 1.6 BLK, 62.4 FG%
  • Lonnie Walker IV: 10.6 PTS, 38.5 FG%, 29.5 3PT% (39-for-132)

Spurs Injuries: Lonnie Walker IV: Day To Day (Illness), Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

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