LA Clippers vs Utah Jazz Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 18, 2022, 5:51 PM
  • The Jazz (36-22) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Clippers (30-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 216.5 points
  • Friday, March 18, 2022 at 9:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on SportsNet RM & BSSC

The LA Clippers visit Vivint Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:00pm EDT in Salt Lake City.

The Jazz are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Clippers are 35-34 against the spread, while the Jazz are 28-37 against the spread.

The Clippers vs Jazz Over/Under is 216.5 total points for the game.


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Clippers vs. Jazz Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
LA Clippers+5.5 -110O 216.5 -110185
Utah Jazz -5.5 -110U 216.5 -110-225

Against the spread this NBA season, the Clippers have gone:

  • 35-34 against the Spread (-2.45 Units / -3.18% ROI)
  • 36-34 against the Moneyline (+3.35 Units / 2.81% ROI)
  • 32-37 against the Over for game total points (-8.65 Units / -11.24% ROI)
  • 37-32 against the Under for game total points (+1.8 Units / 2.34% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Jazz have gone:

  • 28-37 against the Spread (-12.7 Units / -17.24% ROI)
  • 42-25 against the Moneyline (-39.15 Units / -12.58% ROI)
  • 31-35 against the Over for game total points (-7.5 Units / -10.18% ROI)
  • 35-31 against the Under for game total points (+0.9 Units / 1.22% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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LA Clippers: Keys to the Game vs. the Utah Jazz

The Clippers are 17-5 (.773) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

The Clippers were 20-2 (.909) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

The Clippers were 38-9 (.809) when scoring 110 or more points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .677

The Clippers were 29-12 (.707) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

Utah Jazz: Keys to the Game vs. the LA Clippers

The Jazz were 26-4 (.867) when shooting 40% or better from three last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .716

The Jazz were 18-2 (.900) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

The Jazz were 17-6 (.739) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Jazz are 48-16 (.750) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

Injury Report: Jazz vs. Clippers - Friday's Game, Mar. 18

  • Udoka Azubuike (Jazz): Azubuike suffered a severe sprain and is expected to miss an extended period of time.
  • Danuel House Jr. (Jazz): House is listed as OUT for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.
  • Trent Forrest (Jazz): Forrest is listed as QUESTIONABLE for for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.
  • Donovan Mitchell (Jazz): Mitchell is listed as OUT for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (Jazz): Bogdanovic is listed as OUT for Friday's (Mar. 18) game.
  • Norman Powell (Clippers): The Clippers announced that Powell is out indefinitely.
  • Paul George (Clippers): George is going to be out a few more weeks as the team gives his right elbow more time to rest, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Kawhi Leonard (Clippers): Leonard is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehab and could return this season yet, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
  • Jason Preston (Clippers): Preston had right foot surgery and is expected to miss a significant part of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowksi of ESPN.
  • Jay Scrubb (Clippers): Scrubb will undergo season-ending surgery, according to Law Murray of The Athletic.

LA Clippers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers shot 41% from three (1,027/2,498) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

The Clippers averaged 0.56 points per possession (4,058 points/7,582 possessions) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Clippers have 18.8 free throw attempts per game this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Clippers shot 41% from three (512/1,253) in the first half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

Utah Jazz Offensive Stats & Trends

The Jazz have averaged 114.8 points per game (5,164 points/45 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Jazz have made 14.9 three-pointers per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Jazz have made 16.0 three-pointers per game since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.5

The Jazz made 16.7 three-pointers per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

LA Clippers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers averaged 4.1 blocks per game (295 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Clippers have 352 steals this season — 9th most among NBA teams

The Clippers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (233 blocks/55 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

Utah Jazz Defensive Stats & Trends

The Jazz averaged 37.6 defensive rebounds per game (2,709 rebounds/72 games) last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Jazz have averaged 37.1 defensive rebounds per game (4,342 rebounds/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Jazz averaged 6.6 steals per game (474 steals/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Jazz have averaged 6.7 steals per game (786 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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