Portland Trail Blazers vs Utah Jazz Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Jazz (36-22) are -17.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 221.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on SportsNet RM & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Vivint Arena to take on the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Salt Lake City.

The Jazz are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -17.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 25-38 against the spread, while the Jazz are 27-36 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Jazz Over/Under is 221.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Jazz Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+17.5 -110O 221.5 -110950
Utah Jazz -17.5 -110U 221.5 -110-2000

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 25-38 against the Spread (-16.85 Units / -23.88% ROI)
  • 25-39 against the Moneyline (-2.55 Units / -2.91% ROI)
  • 31-33 against the Over for game total points (-5.3 Units / -7.53% ROI)
  • 33-31 against the Under for game total points (-1.1 Units / -1.56% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 38 of their last 62 games (+13.34 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Moneyline in 7 of their last 14 away games (+12.80 Units / 83% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 8 of their last 14 away games (+11.19 Units / 75% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 18 of their last 25 away games (+10.41 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 38 of their last 64 games (+10.31 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 59 games (-28.27 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 22 of their last 62 games (-22.44 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 20 of their last 59 games (-20.69 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 23 of their last 59 games (-16.52 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 64 games (-16.41 Units / -24% ROI)

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

  • 27-36 against the Spread (-12.6 Units / -17.91% ROI)
  • 40-24 against the Moneyline (-38.9 Units / -13.65% ROI)
  • 30-33 against the Over for game total points (-6.3 Units / -8.95% ROI)
  • 33-30 against the Under for game total points (+0 Units / 0% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have covered the Team Total Under in 17 of their last 25 games (+9.20 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 16 of their last 23 games (+8.37 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 54 games (+8.02 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have covered the 1H Moneyline in 29 of their last 45 games (+7.49 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have covered the 2H Moneyline in their last 7 games at home (+7.00 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only covered the 1Q Spread in 21 of their last 57 games (-17.79 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 54 games (-13.20 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only covered the Team Total Over in 7 of their last 25 games (-13.01 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only covered the 3Q Spread in 13 of their last 37 games (-12.37 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Utah Jazz have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 15 of their last 40 games (-11.79 Units / -26% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Utah Jazz

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Utah Jazz: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

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. Trail Blazers - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Utah Jazz - No Injuries Reported
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks after beginning reconditioning.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): Winslow is listed as OUT for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): Simons is listed as QUESTIONABLE for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

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

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

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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