Friday, February 21, 2020 9:00 PM ET at Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 South Temple Street, Salt Lake City. San Antonio Spurs at Utah Jazz.
San Antonio Spurs are on road to the next game day of the NBA regular season, will leave for Salt Lake City, where it will try to impose the struggle on the local Utah Jazz. Both teams represent the Western Conference, but pursue very different tasks during the season. This is clearly demonstrated by the standings. The hosts go among the leaders, while the guests so far fly past the playoffs.
San Antonio Spurs
Before the break, San Antonio beat Oklahoma (114-106) and interrupted its series of five consecutive defeats. It is worth noting that recently, Greg Popovich’s wards are not acting in the best way. They lose more than win. Because of this, there are more and more rumors in the press that a 71-year-old specialist will soon leave Spurs. In the standings of the West, Spurs are on the tenth line. Five wins separate them from the playoff zone. Note that the big problems with San Antonio are observed in the defense, since on average for the match Spurs miss almost 115 points.
At Utah, everything goes as it should. Utah is in fourth place in the standings of the Western Conference. Two victories separate her from the second Denver. Utah’s winning streak is four in a row. Recently, Quincy Snyder’s wards have won not only at home, but also on the road. Due to illness, the main point guard Mike Conley may not play, but he is successfully replaced by Donovan Mitchell this season. In addition, Jazz has excellent defense – 107 points are missed per game. At home they are simply unstoppable – 20 wins in 25 games.
Betting Tips Statistic
- Utah has won 6 of its last 9 head-to-head games.
- At home, Jazz have not lost to Spurs since 2016.
- Three weeks ago, San Antonio beat Utah at home with a score of 127-120.
Spurs vs Jazz Prediction
Recently, Utah has regularly beat San Antonio at home. We believe that something similar will happen now. The Spurs are in crisis again, so they are unlikely to survive in Salt Lake City.
Spurs vs Jazz Score Prediction: 102 – 106
Best Pick: Jazz Will Win