Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 31

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 31, 2022, 11:44 AM
  • The Jazz (36-22) are -12.5 favorites vs. the Lakers (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5 points
  • Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on TNT & SportsNet LA

The Los Angeles Lakers visit Vivint Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EDT in Salt Lake City.

The Jazz are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -12.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Lakers are against the spread, while the Jazz are against the spread.

The Lakers vs Jazz Over/Under is 225.5 total points for the game.


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Lakers vs. Jazz Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Los Angeles Lakers+12.5 -105O 225.5 -110550
Utah Jazz -12.5 -115U 225.5 -110-800

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

  • Away Spread Record against the Spread (Away Spread Units Units / Away Spread ROI ROI)
  • Away Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Away ML Units Units / Away ML ROI ROI)
  • Away Record Over against the Over for game total points (Away Over Units Units / Away Over ROI ROI)
  • Away Under Record against the Under for game total points (Away Under Units Units / Away Under ROI ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 41 of their last 58 games (+23.40 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 2H Moneyline in 25 of their last 39 games (+13.72 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 14 of their last 16 away games (+11.80 Units / 67% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the Game Total Over in 27 of their last 43 games (+9.40 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have covered the 4Q Spread in 26 of their last 42 games (+9.38 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 73 games (-29.67 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the Moneyline in 31 of their last 75 games (-25.85 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the Spread in 31 of their last 75 games (-16.25 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the Game Total Under in 32 of their last 75 games (-15.30 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 5 of their last 23 away games (-13.59 Units / -54% ROI)

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

  • Home Spread Record against the Spread (Home Spread Units Units / Home Spread ROI ROI)
  • Home Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Home ML Units Units / Home ML ROI ROI)
  • Home Over Record against the Over for game total points (Home Over Units Units / Home Over ROI ROI)
  • Home Under Record against the Under for game total points (Home Under Units Units / Home Under ROI ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 25 of their last 35 games (+14.07 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have hit the Team Total Under in 24 of their last 37 games (+10.57 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have hit the 1H Moneyline in 37 of their last 57 games (+10.46 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have hit the Moneyline in 11 of their last 12 games at home (+9.70 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have hit the 2H Moneyline in 11 of their last 12 games at home (+9.48 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 18 of their last 52 games (-18.84 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only hit the Team Total Over in 12 of their last 37 games (-16.14 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 23 of their last 57 games (-12.81 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only hit the Game Total Over in 12 of their last 35 games (-12.20 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 29 of their last 66 games (-11.60 Units / -16% ROI)

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Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Utah Jazz

The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Utah Jazz: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

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. Lakers - Thursday's Game, Mar. 31

  • Udoka Azubuike (Jazz): Azubuike suffered a severe sprain and is expected to miss an extended period of time.
  • Danuel House Jr. (Jazz): Bogdanovic is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against the Lakers.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic (Jazz): Bogdanovic is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against the Lakers.
  • Hassan Whiteside (Jazz): Whiteside is out for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against the Lakers.
  • Trent Forrest (Jazz): Forrest is out for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against the Lakers.
  • Wenyen Gabriel (Lakers): Gabriel is questionable for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against Utah.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): Davis is doubtful for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against Utah.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • LeBron James (Lakers): James is out for Thursday's (Mar. 31) game against Utah.

Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

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

Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

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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