The Utah Jazz (31-34) play the 3rd game of their 6-game road trip Tuesday against the Dallas Mavericks (33-32). Tip-off is 8:30 p.m. ET at American Airlines Center. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Jazz vs. Mavericks odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Jazz opened their road trip with 2 losses to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday and on Sunday 129-119 as 6.5-point underdogs. They have lost 3 straight games and are 4-8 in their last 12 games.
The Mavericks are coming off a 130-126 home loss to the Phoenix Suns as 2-point underdogs. They have lost 6 of their last 8 games.
The Mavericks have beaten the Jazz in 2 of 3 matchups this season.
Jazz at Mavericks odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:58 a.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML) : Jazz +300 (bet $100 to win $300) | Mavericks -360 (bet $360 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS) : Jazz 8.5 (+100) | Mavericks -8.5 (-120)
- Over/Under (O/U) : 236.5 (O: -105 | U: -115)
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Jazz at Mavericks key injuries
- G Collin Sexton (hamstring) out
- F Maxi Kleber (hamstring) questionable
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Jazz at Mavericks picks and predictions
Mavericks 125, Jazz 121
The Jazz have lost 5 of their last 6 games on the road and are 11-21 away from home overall. The Mavericks are 21-13 at, home but have lost 3 of their last 4 games there.
The home team should be victorious in this matchup, but the line makes a bet on the Mavericks not worth the action unless you use it as a leg of a parlay bet.
The Jazz are 34-29-2 ATS this season, but have failed to cover the spread in their last 3 games. They are 17-14-1 ATS on the road.
The Mavericks are 12-20-2 at home this season and 24-39-2 ATS overall, the 2nd-worst mark in the NBA.
Dallas is 0-4 ATS in its last 4 Tuesday games and 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games after scoring 125 or more points.
BET JAZZ +8.5 (+100).
Six of the Mavs’ last 8 games have had totals that surpass Tuesday’s projected total. The Over is 5-1 in the Mavericks’ last 6 home games. It is 13-3 in the Jazz’ last 16 road games.
The Mavericks have allowed 122.8 points a game in their last 8 games while the Jazz average 117.0 points per game.
BET OVER 236.5 (-105).
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