Two teams sitting on the 10th place of their respective conference are clashing tonight, when the red-hot Utah Jazz (26-28) looking to extend the biggest active winning streak in the league currently, are hosting the Charlotte Hornets (23-31), who want to return to the winning ways after two straight defeats. Charlotte Hornets vs Utah Jazz Spread and Prediction.

Date/Time:  02-09-2018, 21:00 EDT

Spread: Utah Jazz -5.5

Total: +207

Jazz have a 26-28 record (29-25-0 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 10th place of the West. They have seven consecutive wins and in their last game they won on the road against the Grizzlies with a 92-88 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by the rookie Donovan Mitchell with 19.1 ppg, while Ricky Rubio follows with 12.4 ppg and a team high 5.2 assists per game. Derrick Favors adds 12.3 ppg and 7.2 rebounds per game.

Hornets have a 23-31 record (22-28-4 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit on the 10th place of the East. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost on the road against the Blazers in overtime with a 103-109 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kemba Walker with 23 ppg, adding a team high 5.8 assists per game. He is followed by Dwight Howard with 15.8 ppg and a team high 12.6 rebounds per game, while Jeremy Lamb adds 13.5 ppg.

In their previous meeting earlier this season, Hornets won at home with a 99-88 score. Jazz are 15-9 at home so far this season, while Hornets are 8-17 on the road. Hornets are better offensively, scoring 106.3 ppg to Jazz’s 103.2, while Jazz are better defensively, allowing 102.1 ppg to Hornets’ 106.4. Jazz have better percentages both in field goals, shooting with 45.88% to Hornets’ 44.28% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 37.53% to Hornets’ 35.9%. Hornets on the other hand are better in rebounding, grabbing a third-best 46 to Jazz’s 41.4, while Jazz are better in assists made, with 21.4 to Hornets’ 20.8. Jazz are the hottest team in the league right now and Vegas odds give them a -5.5 spread which they are expected to beat easily against a weak on the road Hornets squad.

Charlotte Hornets vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Utah Jazz -5.5 (-109)

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Charlotte Hornets vs Utah Jazz Spread and Prediction

Nikos Lagouretos

My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use. I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.

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