Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 12, 2021

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Jordan Clarkson leads the Utah Jazz (50-19) into a matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers (40-29) after scoring 41 points in a 119-116 loss to the Warriors. The Jazz are 3.5-point favorites in the game on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, which starts at 9:30 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The matchup has an over/under set at 235.5 points.

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Jazz vs Trail Blazers Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Jazz-3.5-110-110235.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup over/under (235.5 points) in 20 out of 69 opportunities (29% of matchups).
  • In 28 out of Portland's 69 games this season (40.6%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Wednesday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 232.7 points per game, 2.8 points fewer than the over/under of 235.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup's point total is 13.5 fewer points than the 222 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Jazz games is 11.3 points fewer than the over/under of 235.5 points in this matchup.
  • Trail Blazers' games have an over/under of 230.5 points this season, 5.0 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah holds a winning record against the spread this year, going 39-29 ATS.
  • When they are at least 3.5-point favorites, the Jazz have a winning ATS record of 28-24.
  • Utah and its opponents have gone over the point total in 34 of 68 games (50%).

Jazz Key Players

  • The Jazz scoring leader is Donovan Mitchell, who averages 26.4 points per game.
  • Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert's 13.3 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley's 6.0 assists per game .
  • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, hitting 3.4 per game.
  • Utah's blocks leader is Gobert, who averages 2.7 per game. Conley leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalJazz MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/10/2021Warriors119-116 GSNoAway+2.5210.5140-165Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Rockets124-116 UTAYesHome-19.5238.5-50001450Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Nuggets127-120 UTAYesHome-1.5246.5-120100Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Spurs126-94 UTAYesHome-26.5219.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/3/2021Spurs110-99 UTAYesHome-20.5213.5-100001750Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-44-65-5-0224.5116.3108.2+7.134%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz:Juwan Morgan: Day To Day (Heel),Mike Conley: Day To Day (Hamstring),Donovan Mitchell: Out (Ankle)

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Trail Blazers Betting Data

  • Portland has a winning record against the spread, going 35-32 ATS (covering 52.2% of the time).
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Trail Blazers have fared well, going 16-13 against the spread.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year -- 37 of 67 (55.2%).

Trail Blazers Key Players

  • Damian Lillard racks up 28.7 points and adds 7.6 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Trail Blazers' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Enes Kanter is at the top of the Portland rebounding leaderboard with 11.1 rebounds per game. He also racks up 11.3 points and adds 1.2 assists per game.
  • Lillard is the most prolific from deep for the Trail Blazers, hitting 4.1 threes per game.
  • Robert Covington's steals (1.4 steals per game) and blocks (1.2 blocks per game) pace Portland defensively.

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Trail Blazers Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalTrail Blazers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/10/2021Rockets140-129 PORYesHome-19.5258.5-100003300Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Spurs124-102 PORYesHome-13.5222.5-1400825Regular SeasonYesOver
5/7/2021Lakers106-101 PORYesHome-7.5223.5-400310Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/5/2021Cavaliers141-105 PORYesAway-23.5239.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/3/2021Hawks123-114 ATLNoAway+8.5249.5340-450Regular SeasonNoUnder
Trail Blazers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-27-36-4-0238.7125.8112.9+4.739.2%

Trail Blazers Injuries

Trail Blazers:Zach Collins: Out For Season (Ankle),Nassir Little: Day To Day (Back)

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