Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 7, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Utah Jazz (48-18) are favored (-3) to continue a three-game win streak when they host the Denver Nuggets (44-22) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Vivint Arena. The contest airs on ALT. The matchup has a point total of 219.5.

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Jazz vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Jazz -3 -105 -115 219.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah's games this season have gone over the point total for Friday's matchup over/under (219.5 points) in 57.6% of opportunities (38 out of 66 matchups).
  • 42 Denver games this year (63.6% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Friday's total of 219.5 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 219.5 is 12.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Jazz (116.5 points per game) and the Nuggets (115.1 points per game).
  • This matchup's total is 2.8 fewer points than the 216.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Jazz have seen a 223.5 average over/under in their games this season, 4.0 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 5.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Nuggets' games this season (224.7 points).

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah beat the spread more often than not this season, going 38-27 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 3-point favorites, the Jazz have an ATS record of 28-23.
  • Utah typically does not hit the over, only topping the point total in 31 of 65 games (47.7%).

Jazz Key Players

  • The Jazz scoring leader is Donovan Mitchell, who contributes 26.4 points per game.
  • Rudy Gobert paces Utah with 13.4 rebounds per game and Mike Conley leads the team with 6.0 assists per contest.
  • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, connecting on 3.4 per game.
  • Utah's blocks leader is Gobert, who averages 2.8 per game. Conley leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Jazz Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Spurs 126-94 UTA Yes Home -26.5 219.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/3/2021 Spurs 110-99 UTA Yes Home -20.5 213.5 -10000 1750 Regular Season No Under
5/1/2021 Raptors 106-102 UTA Yes Home -4.5 223.5 -200 170 Regular Season No Under
4/30/2021 Suns 121-100 PHO No Away +15.5 226.5 1350 -5000 Regular Season No Under
4/28/2021 Kings 154-105 UTA Yes Away -29.5 237.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
Jazz Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 3-7 4-6-0 217.4 113.4 104 +6.1 31.2%

Jazz Injuries

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

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Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 31-33 ATS.
  • The Nuggets have fared well as a 3-point underdog, going 20-19 against the spread when they are at least 3-point underdogs.
  • Denver has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 54.7% of matchups this season (35 out of 64 chances).

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic paces the Nuggets scoring, rebounding and assists leaderboards, hitting 26.4 points, 10.9 rebounds and 8.4 assists per game.
  • Jamal Murray averages 2.7 three-pointers per game, the most on the Nuggets.
  • Jokic (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Denver while JaVale McGee (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Nuggets Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nuggets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/5/2021 Knicks 113-97 DEN Yes Home -13.5 214.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
5/3/2021 Lakers 93-89 LAL No Away +11.5 185.5 2500 -10000 Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Clippers 110-104 DEN No Away +1.5 206.5 -105 -115 Regular Season Yes Over
4/29/2021 Raptors 121-111 DEN Yes Home -4.5 220.5 -250 195 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Pelicans 114-112 DEN Yes Home -7.5 225.5 -450 333 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 6-4 5-5-0 222.7 113.8 108.9 +3.6 37.6%

Nuggets Injuries

Nuggets: Monte Morris: Day To Day (Hamstring), Will Barton: Out (Hamstring), Zeke Nnaji: Day To Day (Ankle), Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee), PJ Dozier: Day To Day (Adductor)

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