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Suns vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 27, 2023

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Phoenix is a 6.5-point favorite against Utah when the Devin Booker-led Suns (39-35) and Lauri Markkanen’s Jazz (35-39) square off on March 27, 2023.

Suns vs. Jazz Odds

  • Suns odds to win: -270
  • Jazz odds to win: +223
  • Spread: Suns (-6.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 27, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and BSAZ

Who Will Win Suns vs. Jazz?

Suns and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 6.5-point favorites this season, the Suns are 10-8-1 against the spread.

The Jazz are 13-4 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this season.

So far this season, Phoenix has put together a 36-35-3 record against the spread.

The Jazz’s ATS record is 41-33-0 this year.

Suns Stats & Insights

The Suns outscore opponents by 1.7 points per game (scoring 113.7 points per game to rank 17th in the league while giving up 112 per outing to rank sixth in the NBA) and have a +126 scoring differential overall.

The Suns win the rebound battle by an average of 1.6 boards. They are grabbing 44 rebounds per game (11th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 42.4 per outing.

Phoenix connects on 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 11.6. It shoots 37.7% from deep while its opponents hit 36% from long range.

The Suns average 112.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (15th in the league), and allow 110.5 points per 100 possessions (eighth in the NBA).

The Suns’ offense has been much better in home games (114.5 PPG) compared to road games (112.9 PPG). Similarly, their defense has been better in home games (109.9 PPG allowed) when compared to road games (113.9 PPG allowed).

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz score 117.3 points per game (sixth in NBA) and allow 117.8 (23rd in league) for a -40 scoring differential overall.

Utah prevails in the rebound battle by an average of 2.2 boards. It grabs 45.6 rebounds per game (fifth in league) compared to its opponents’ 43.4.

The Jazz knock down 13.7 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league), 1.3 more than their opponents.

The Jazz rank 11th in the NBA with 113.2 points scored per 100 possessions, and 22nd defensively with 114 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Utah is averaging 2.4 more points per game at home (118.5) than on the road (116.1).

Suns Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Suns this season is Booker (among active players), who averages 28.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game.

Chris Paul contributes with 13.6 points, 9.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds a game, and Deandre Ayton adds 18.3 points, 1.8 assists and 10.1 rebounds per contest.

Damion Lee leads active Suns in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Paul averages 1.6 steals per game, while Bismack Biyombo has 1.4 blocks per contest.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Markkanen puts up 25.7 points per game and also tacks on 8.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest.

Walker Kessler has per-game averages of 8.9 points, 0.9 assists and 8.4 rebounds this season.

Markkanen knocks down 3.1 threes per game.

Kelly Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game are important to the Jazz’s defensive effort.

Suns vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 6.5)
  • Prediction:
    Suns 116 – Jazz 115

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