The LA Clippers will be on the back end of a back to back as they face the 15-15 Utah Jazz in an NBA pro basketball game on Friday night. Tip off time from Utah is set for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The betting odds from this NBA contest has the road team LA Clippers favored by -2 ½ points with an over under line of 194. When the odds came out on this game a few hours ago LA was a -2 point favorite and the total was lined at 194 points. There has been no movement on the total and a ½ point move on the Clippers.
These two teams met back on December 3rd and it was the Clippers with the 105-104 road win at the Jazz as a -1 point betting favorite. The game land over 197 points. Trend: Utah Jazz is 1-3 ATS in their past four games.
The Clippers have now won 15 straight games following a 106-77 home blowout win against the Boston Celtics as a -9 point betting favorite. The game went under 189 ½ points. It was the seventh straight double digit win by the Clippers during this win streak. Eleven of the fifteen wins have come by double digits. The Clippers have allowed less than 100 points to thirteen of the fifteen teams. LA is third in the league in offensive field goal percentage making 48% and on defense they are second in the league in defensive field goal percentage allowing 42.6%.
Utah has lost three of their past four games. They come off the 94-83 home defeat on Wednesday to the Golden St Warriors as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 203 points. The Jazz have struggled generating points as the team has been held under 90 points in five of their past seven games. The Jazz suffer an injury to a scorer to make matters worse for the team as Mo Williams has a sprained thumb and will miss a few games. He has been out the last two games. Williams generated 13 points a game for Utah. Al Jefferson leads the team with 16 points and 47% shooting. Randy Foye has been an inefficient shooter this season for the Jazz with a 38% shooting percentage in 26 minutes.