The NBA is back in action on Saturday as the Utah Jazz will clash with Orlando Magic. Utah will head into this game after a solid win against the Heat with a score of 114 – 84. This home win came after they suffered two back to back losses. On the other side, Orlando beat Chicago in Mexico City with a score of 97-81.
Utah Jazz Form
The Jazz suffered lately as they lost two away games this week. However, their home form is really good. They have won their last three home games. In their last home win, Utah showed some dominant performances. They managed to beat the Heat in a convincing way.
The best player in the game was Donovan Mitchell as he led the Jazz with 21 points in the win.
On the offensive side of the game, Utah is placed on the 23rd spot in the league. They average scoring record stands at 107.4 points per game. They also have an average of 43.2 boards per game combined with 24.5 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the game, the Jazz concedes an average of 1-7 points per game which is enough for the 6th spot in the NBA.
Donovan Mitchell is their main player as he has a solid average of 20.8 points per game.
Orlando Magic Form
Orlando had some hard time lately as they suffered 3 defeats in a row. However, they showed their quality in Mexico City as they beat the Bulls in a convincing way.
Nikola Vukcevic had a good game as he led the Magic with 26 points and 10 rebounds in the win.
On the offensive side of the game, the Magic have an average scoring of 104.3 points per game. This is enough for the 26th spot in the scoring league. The Magic also have an average of 42.4 boards per game combined with 25.6 assists per game.
On the defensive side of the game, the Magic are solid as they allow an average of at 107.3 points per game. This record is enough for the 8th spot in the league in scoring defence.
Nikola Vukcevic is their main player as he enjoys a record of 20.8 points per game.
It seems that the Jazz dropped their form, yet they showed that they have the quality in the win against the Heat. They were dominant in this win and the will aim to keep the momentum, but the Jazz is a strong team.
Utah is a team that is playing very good at their home arena. However, they have suffered two defeats in their last two away games. They will be aiming to improve but winning in Orlando is not an easy task. I expect a very competitive game with the Jazz taking the win in a hard fought battle.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Atlanta Utah Jazz vs. Orlando Magic on 12/15/2018
is: Take the Utah Jazz – 200 (money line)
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