NBA Betting – Utah Jazz at Phoenix Suns

NBA betting odds on Saturday have the Phoenix Suns favored at home against the Utah Jazz in a matchup of Western Conference powers.

The Jazz are in a back-to-back situation in online basketball betting as they were home last night against Toronto.

NBA betting history favors the Jazz in this matchup even though the schedule does not.  Utah Has won 7 of the last 10 games against Phoenix according to online basketball betting stats.  The Jazz are an even better 8-2 against the NBA betting pointspread in those games.  Earlier this season the Jazz routed the Suns in Utah by a score of 109-97 and covered the NBA odds.  At Phoenix, the Jazz have actually won three of the last five meetings between the two teams according to NBA betting stats.  Utah is an even better 5-0 against the online basketball betting number in those games. Carlos Boozer led the Jazz in the earlier meeting this season with 21 points and 15 rebounds while Andrei Kirilenko added 19 points according to NBA betting numbers. C.J. Miles scored a season-high 21 points and Brevin Knight had six assists and 12 points for the Jazz in that game according to NBA betting stats.  Deron Williams did not play in the earlier matchup due to injury but he is back healthy and gives Utah a great one-two punch with Boozer. Amare Stoudemire led Phoenix with 30 points and eight rebounds in the earlier loss to the Jazz according to NBA betting statistics.

Stoudemire has been leading the Suns in scoring this season according to NBA betting numbers while Nash has led the team in assists.  The Suns seem to play much better when they get support for Stoudemire and many times that will come from Shaquille O’Neal.  When Shaq has a big game the Suns usually win and cover the NBA betting pointspread.

Looking at the NBA betting total we see that the under is 5-4-1 in the last 10 games between the two teams.  At Phoenix, the under is 3-1-1 in the last five games according to NBA betting stats.

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