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Today, the Jazz are looking to end a three-game losing streak as the underdog. Throughout the season, they have been the underdog in 36 of their 48 games.
Utah’s O/U record for the season is 27-20-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 237.7 points.
In their last game, the Utah Jazz were favored by 1 point against the Nets but lost by a score of 147-114. This dropped their overall record to 24-24, which is 10th in the Western Conference.
For the season, the Jazz are 29-19 against the spread and 13-14 ATS on the road. Today, they are 4.5-point underdogs vs. the Knicks.
Utah’s last game finished with a scoring total of 261 points, surpassing the O/U line of 236. So far this season, their games have averaged an over/under line of 233.4.
Knicks want to win their eight straight game
The Knicks have won seven straight games and are 30-17 overall, which is good for 4th place in the Eastern Conference of the NBA standings. In their last game, they defeated the Hornets by a score of 113-92, covering the spread as 9-point favorites.
This season, the Knicks have an ATS record of 29-18, including going 14-7 ATS at home. Today, they are favored by 4.5 points and have gone 19-9 ATS as the favorite this season.
New York’s O/U record for the season is 19-27-1, and their games have averaged 224.7 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 232.5, which is lower than the average O/U line in their games (225.9).
Against the spread, the Knicks have covered in their last five games, and they are 10-9 ATS as the underdog this season. As the favorite, their ATS record is 19-9.
In the Eastern Conference, the New York Knicks are 21-10 against other teams in the East and 9-7 in non-conference games. At home, they are 16-5 compared to 14-12 on the road.
Let’s see the Jazz vs Knicks Betting odds in the World Most Famous Arena, the Madison Square Garden.
|UTAH JAZZ vs NEW YORK KNICKS
|Location of the Game: Madison Square Garden, New York
|Date and Time: Tuesday, January 30th 7:30 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NBA Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: New York Knicks 117 – Utah Jazz 113
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Jazz +4.5 | ML Knicks -186 | UNDER 232.5
Jazz vs Knicks Betting Odds
Utah Jazz Game Analysis
When it comes to scoring, the Jazz are 11th in the NBA, averaging 117.8 points per game. However, they have been better at home, where they are 3rd in the league at 123.9 points per game. On the road, they are 20th in scoring at 113.1 points per game.
Utah has been an above-average three-point shooting team, making 13.2 threes per game (12th). Overall, they are 19th in three-point shooting percentage at 35%. In terms of pace, the Jazz are 7th in the NBA at 100.5 possessions per game.
So far, Utah has outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.4% of their games. They have been an efficient team inside the arc, making 54% of their two-point attempts (16th). In terms of free throws, the Jazz are 7th in the league at 19.2 made free throws per game.
So far this season, the Utah Jazz defense has given up an average of 119.9 points per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA. When playing on the road, they have given up an average of 122.7 points per game, which is 27th in the league.
Over their last five games, the Jazz defense has struggled, allowing an average of 131.4 points per game, which is 30th in the NBA during that stretch.
One area where the Jazz defense has been strong this season is in the rebounding department, as they are currently 2nd in the league in rebounds per game. They are also 6th in the NBA in blocked shots per game, as part of their NBA team stats.
New York Knicks Game Analysis
At home this season, thanks to their NBA player stats, the Knicks are averaging 114.8 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. Overall, they are 15th in the league at 115.3 points per game. New York’s three-point shooting has been strong, as they are 10th in made threes and 10th in three-point percentage.
When it comes to free throws, the Knicks are 10th in the NBA in makes and 8th in attempts. In terms of pace, New York is 28th in the league at 96.4 possessions per game.
So far this season, the Knicks have scored below the NBA scoring average in 48.9% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 19th in the league at 47%. In terms of assists, New York is 29th in the NBA.
When it comes to defense, the New York Knicks have been one of the best units in the league this season, ranking 2nd in points allowed per game at 109.4. At home, they have been even stingier, giving up just 104.5 points per contest, which is also 2nd in the NBA.
Over their last five games, the Knicks have been the top defense in the league, allowing just 97.6 points per game. During that stretch, they have been able to limit opposing offenses to just 43.7% shooting from the field and 31.9% from beyond the arc.
On the season, opponents have scored less than their season average in 76.6% of games vs. the Knicks. In terms of three-point shooting, opposing teams have made fewer threes than their season average in 53.2% of games. In the case of the NBA injuries, Julius Randle (Shoulder) and Mitchell Robinson (Ankle) are out of the game. Meanwhile Evan Fournier (Personal) and OG Anunoby (Elbow) are questionable.
Utah Jazz vs New York Knicks Head-to-Head
Over their previous five games against the Knicks, the Jazz have put together a record of 3-2. It is worth noting that even though the Knicks have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in the three most recent matchups vs. the Jazz, they are just 1-2 the last three times they hosted the Jazz.
Looking back over the previous three times that the Jazz and Knicks have faced off, they have combined to average 235 points per game and have an over/under record of 1-1-1.