Golden St Warriors versus Utah Jazz Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Lines Odds Preview 4-7-2013

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The 40-37 Utah Jazz will travel to face the 44-32 Golden St Warriors in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Golden St is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the home club Golden St Warriors favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 200 points. There has been no movement in the lines since the odds came out a few hours ago.

This will be the third meeting of the year between the Jazz and Warriors with each team winning and covering the point spread in their road game.

Utah has a road record of 11-27 on the year. They win for the sixth time in seven games after a 95-83 home victory on Friday to the New Orleans Hornets as a -8 point betting favorite. The game landed under 192 ½ points. The Jazz broke open a close game after three quarters by outscoring New Orleans 24-16 in the final quarter. Utah enjoyed a 50.6% shooting game and made 11 of 26 three pointers. They held the Hornets to just 41.6% from the floor and just 2 of 12 three pointers. Gordon Hayward led Utah with 23 points as he made 9 of his 18 shots. The Jazz trails the eight seeded LA Lakers by a ½ game for the final playoff spot in the Western conference with just five games remaining. Utah has been atrocious defensively on the road this season by allowing 102.3 points per game along with 47.9% shooting.

The Warriors are 26-11 playing at home. They win their third straight and fifth in six games after a 111-107 road victory on Friday to the Phoenix Suns as a -8 point betting favorite. The game finished over 203 ½ points. Golden St overcame a 37-23 first quarter deficit as they outscored the Suns 56-43 in the second half. The Warriors enjoyed a 51.2% shooting game and made 9 of their 16 three pointers. They survived allowing Phoenix 61.1% shooting by forcing 22 Suns turnovers. Klay Thompson led Golden St with 25 points and three assists as he made 10 of his 18 shots. The Warriors holds a 4 ½ game lead over the ninth seeded Utah Jazz in the Western conference with just six games remaining. A win by Golden St will clinch a playoff spot. The Warriors have defended well this season ranking in the top five of the NBA in both field goal and three point defense. They allow 43.8% shooting along with 34.1% coming from the three point line.