Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz
Where: Vivint Smart Home Arena
When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 9:00 pm ET
We have a Western Conference NBA matchup to consider when the Denver Nuggets meet the Utah Jazz for game two of their four-game season series. The Nuggets are 35-16 this season and enter this matchup hoping to extend a one-game winning streak. The Jazz is 32-17 this season and is hoping to end a four-game losing streak when they host Denver
Nuggets Defeat Portland
The Nuggets have won three of their last five games and are four games behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the top spot in the Western Conference. Wednesday marks game one of a two-game road trip and is 15-10 as the away team. Denver has lost three of its last five road games and is currently the third seed in the Western Conference.
Denver scores 110.1 points while allowing 106.4 points per game and is shooting 46.1 percent from the field, 35.6 percent from downtown and 77.7 percent from the charity stripe this season.
The Nuggets have six players scoring in double figures and are led by All-Star center Nikola Jokic. Jokic scores an average of 20.4 points per game with a team high 10.1 caroms and leads Denver with 6.8 assists per game. Jokic drains 33.3 percent of his triple attempts this season and scored 29 points with 13 rebounds and nine assists in the Nuggets home win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Utah Four Game Losing StreakThe Jazz has lost four of their last five games and if the regular season were to end today, Dallas would be the fourth seed in the Western Conference. Wednesday marks game one of a two-game homestand and Utah is 18-4 at Vivint Smart Home Arena this season.
Utah scores 111.3 points while allowing 107 points per game and is shooting 47.2 percent from the field, 38.7 percent from downtown and 76.7 percent from the charity stripe this season.
The Jazz has six players scoring in double figures and are led by All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell scores an average of 24.6 points per game with 4.2 caroms and 4.3 assists per game. Mitchell drains 36.4 percent of his triple attempts this season and scored 25 points with four assists in the Jazz road win over Portland
- Jazz are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Jazz are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Jazz are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite.
The top supporting trends for this game found on Covers.com, are:
- Nuggets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Nuggets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Nuggets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.