Jazz at Knicks 3/20/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Utah Jazz vs. New York Knicks
NBA: 7:30 PM EST
Mar. 20, 2019
The World’s Most Famous Arena in New York, NY will play host to a Wednesday night clash between the Utah Jazz and New York Knicks.
The Jazz have won four straight games and have moved to within a half-game behind two teams for fifth place in the West. On Monday, Utah built a 12-point halftime lead and cruised to a 116-95 road victory against Washington. The Jazz won the battle on the boards by ten and shot 54 percent from the field.
Donovan Mitchell led five Utah players in double figures with 19 points on 8-for-18 from the floor. Rudy Gobert chipped in 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Jazz.
The New York Knicks have won a league worst seven home games so far this season and will look to rebuild their roster with plenty of cap space this offseason. On Monday, New York was torched for 73 points during the first half of a 128-92 road loss against Toronto. The Knicks were dominated on the glass by a 63-46 margin and allowed the Raptors to shoot 56 percent from the field.
New York Guard Allonzo Trier tallied a game high 22 points on 8-for-14 shooting in 31 minutes off the bench. Kevin Knox added 12 points and six rebounds in a losing effort for the Knicks.
Recent Betting Trends:
Jazz are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games.
Knicks are 6-17 ATS in their last 23 home games.
Under is 4-1 in Jazz last 5 road games.
Under is 10-4 in Knicks last 14 home games.
Jazz are 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings in New York.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 212
Utah F/C Derrick Favors is dealing with a sore right hamstring and is listed as probable for this contest. The Jazz rank second in the league in defensive efficiency and the Knicks rank last in the league in offensive efficiency. Utah will win a game that stays under the total on Wednesday. Final Score Prediction, Utah Jazz win low scoring under game 108-95.