Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Vegas Lines, NBA Predictions and Parlays


Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
35-20 (16-12 V)
9:00 pm ET, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
36-19 (20-6 H)
TV: AT&T SportsNet Southwest, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, NBA TV Canada
Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Vegas Lines, NBA Predictions and Parlays

Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Today's Odds

Time Gm# Team Opener Bovada BOnline Public MyBookie
02/22
6:05p
543
544
Houston
Utah
235
1
234
2
233½
2
57%
u59%
234½
2

Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Match Preview

The Houston Rockets look to notch their 10th victory in 14 games when they visit the Utah Jazz on Saturday. It is a crucial contest for both teams with Utah sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference, one game ahead of the Rockets.

Houston resumed play after the All-Star break with a resounding 135-105 road win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday. The Rockets knocked down 25-of-49 3-point attempts and All-Star guards James Harden (29 points, 10 assists) and Russell Westbrook (21 points, 10 assists) each had double-doubles. The Jazz had a four-game winning streak halted on Friday by digging an 19-point halftime deficit while falling 113-104 to the visiting San Antonio Spurs. "There was no physicality," All-Star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell told reporters of Utah's poor showing. "They played like they didn’t have an All-Star break, like they were ready to go. And we didn't come ready to go from the jump. We can't afford to have these games. They eat away at you."

The Houston Rockets and the Utah Jazz will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Oddsmakers opened the Jazz as -1-point favorites versus the Rockets, while the game's total opened at 233.5.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 113-104 loser as they battled the Spurs at home. The Jazz failed to cover in the match as a -7-point favorite, while 217 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 135-105 winner as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Rockets covered in the match as a -10-point favorite, while 240 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets

ABOUT THE ROCKETS (35-20): The franchise's small-ball approach has become magnified with the recent trade of big man Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks that netted outside shooter Robert Covington from the Minnesota Timberwolves and coach Mike D'Antoni poked fun at reporters by saying they no longer have to ask if he is going big or small. "I don't have to worry about that now," D'Antoni told reporters. "I couldn't make that decision so I decided to just give me no choice. You're assuming we have a strategy, we're going to play small. We don't need to go big. Our team is better this way and if we're going to dive in we might as well go all the way in." Post player P.J. Tucker displayed he is fit for the philosophy by making all five of his 3-point attempts against the Warriors.

ABOUT THE JAZZ (36-19): Friday's home loss was just Utah's sixth in 26 games and it left coach Quin Snyder in a highly disturbed mood. “We got what we deserved," Snyder told reporters while pointing out the defensive effort wasn't up to par. "We capitulated too easily in a lot of situations.” Mitchell was a subpar 5-of-14 shooting while scoring only 12 points, small forward Bojan Bogdanovic connected on just 3-of-13 shots while scoring 15 points and swingman Joe Ingles hit on 3-of-10 attempts while scoring eight points.

 

9:00 PM ET W/L ATS H A O/U
Houston 35-20 27-28-0 19-8 16-12 24-31-0
Utah 36-19 28-26-1 20-6 16-13 29-26-0

 

Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Stats

Name Record ATS Offense Defense Diff ATS Home ATS Away OU Record OU Home OU Away
Houston 35-20 27-28 118.47 114.29 4.18 14-13 13-15 23-31-1 12-15 11-16-1
Utah 36-19 27-26-2 111.15 107.31 3.84 13-12-1 14-14-1 29-26 14-12 15-14

Last 5 Games

Houston Rockets

Date Opponent score Result line Total ATS Result field goal percentage free throw percentage three pointers Location
Feb 20, 2020 GS 135-105 W -10 233 W/O 52.94 90.91 25 A
Feb 11, 2020 BOS 116-105 W -2.5 233 W/U 42.86 88.10 13 H
Feb 9, 2020 UTA 113-114 L -2.5 234 L/U 46.32 71.43 15 H
Feb 7, 2020 PHO 91-127 L -2.5 234.5 L/U 34.12 84.62 11 A
Feb 6, 2020 LAL 121-111 W 6 239.5 W/U 50.59 88.89 19 A

Utah Jazz

Date Opponent score Result line Total ATS Result field goal percentage free throw percentage three pointers Location
Feb 21, 2020 SAN 104-113 L -7 223.5 L/U 42.68 84.62 12 H
Feb 12, 2020 MIA 116-101 W -5 216.5 W/O 48.24 86.96 14 H
Feb 10, 2020 DAL 123-119 W 1 216.5 W/O 58.97 76.19 15 A
Feb 9, 2020 HOU 114-113 W 2.5 234 W/U 48.84 83.33 15 A
Feb 7, 2020 POR 117-114 W -10.5 230.5 L/O 49.45 70.83 10 H

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Game Lines

Match
Spread Moneyline Total
Houston Rockets +2.0 (-110) +110 O 235.0 (-110)
Utah Jazz -2.0 (-110) -130 U 235.0 (-110)
DRAW - - -
First Half
Spread Moneyline Total
Houston Rockets +1.0 (-115) EVEN O 120.5 (-110)
Utah Jazz -1.0 (-105) -130 U 120.5 (-110)
DRAW - - -
1st Quarter
Spread Moneyline Total
Houston Rockets +0.5 (-130) -115
Utah Jazz -0.5 (-105) -115
DRAW - - -
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