Where: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
When: Friday, February 28, 9:00 PM. ET.
The Utah Jazz will be trying to snap their four-game losing streak when they take on the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
Wizards Going for Second Consecutive WinThe Wizards were able to snap their three-game losing streak with a win over Brooklyn on Wednesday night. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Jazz, which will give them their second win in a row and fourth win in their last seven games. They covered the spread in their last two games as underdogs and will be going for their third consecutive win against the spread as underdogs on Friday night.
Washington has done a good job offensively, averaging 115.8 points per game. The team is shooting 46 percent from the field and 36 percent from three-point range. They finished with 110 points in their last game and will need to do a better job offensively if they want to get the win.
Bradley Beal had another big game for the Wizards and led the way with 30 points, five rebounds, and five assists. Rui Hachimura finished with 17 points and four rebounds, while Davis Bertans added 14 points and three rebounds for the Wizards.
Washington is the worst defensive team in the league, giving up 120.1 points per game. They gave up 106 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well defensively if they want to get past the Nets.
Jazz Going For Ninth Consecutive Win Over WizardsThe Jazz have struggled at home over the last week, losing their last four games. Despite their recent struggles, they will go into this game with a lot of confidence because they have dominated the Wizards in recent years, winning the last eight games between the two teams. They lost their last four games as favorites against the spread and will try to snap their losing streak with a win over the Wizards.
If the Jazz want to pick up the win, they will have to do a better job on the defensive end than they have in their last four games. Utah is giving up 106 points per game at home, but the team hasn’t played as well during their losing streak, giving up 119.5 points per game. With the Wizards averaging 115.8 points per game, the Jazz will have their hands full but have to play better than they did in their last four games to get the win.
Utah has played well offensively, averaging 111.1 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 38 percent from three-point range. They finished with 103 points in their last game and will need a better performance if they want to beat the Wizards.
Donovan Mitchell led the way for the Jazz with 37 points, five rebounds, and five assists. Mike Conley finished with 15 points and four rebounds, while Royce O'Neale added 14 points and four rebounds for the Jazz.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Washington is:
- 13-14-1 ATS in their last 28 road games.
- 9-11 ATS in their last 20 games against Western Conference opponents.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Utah is:
- 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against Eastern Conference teams.
- 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games against Washington.