Let's take a look at the Friday night matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz. The game at Vivint Smart Home Arena is scheduled to tip off at 9:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN. Currently, the Jazz are solid favorites to win at home.
The Timberwolves are 14-33 SU and 20-26-1 ATS so far this season. They are 7-15 on the road, and 24 of their games have gone OVER the line, 22 have gone UNDER, and 1 was a PUSH. They are coming off of a 126-123 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, where they won against the spread as 6 /12 point home underdogs. The total went OVER the 213 point line set by sports gambling experts for that game.
The Jazz are 20-25 SU and 23-22 ATS overall this year. They are 13-10 at home, and 18 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 26 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 102-73 win over the Charlotte Hornets, where they won against the spread as -6 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 192 point line set by the NBA betting oddsmakers in that one.
Minnesota is 10-3 ATS on the road against teams with a winning record at home, and 5-2 ATS coming off of a SU loss. They are 4-9 ATS against Northwest Division teams, and 2-5 ATS on the road lately. They are 7-19 ATS against teams with a losing record overall.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games overall, and OVER in 7 of their last 9 on the road. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 coming off of a win spreadwise, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the Northwest Division. The total has gone OVER in 3 of their last 4 against the Western Conference, and OVER in 6 of their last 8 on the road against teams with a winning record at home.
Utah is 6-2 ATS at home, and 1-4 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 5-2 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 8 coming off of a SU win, and UNDER in 7 of their last 8 against the Northwest Division. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games at home, and OVER in 3 of their last 5 coming off of one day of rest. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 after a win spreadwise, and UNDER in 11 of their last 16 games on Friday night.
Between these teams, the Timberwolves are 5-0 ATS when playing in Utah, and the road team is 7-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 26 of their last 38 meetings, and OVER in 12 of their last 15 matchups in Utah.
They last met on December 30, 2015, when the Timberwolves won 94-80, and won against the spread as -4 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 191 point line set by sportsbook sites in that one.
For Friday night's game, betting odds list the Jazz as -7 ½ point home favorites. The over/under is set at 194 ½ points. On the moneyline, Minnesota is a +270, with the Jazz listed at -330.