NBA basketball betting concerns are high about the ability of the Philadelphia 76ers as they continue to struggle as a NBA sports betting commodity in the Eastern Conference.
The Philadelphia 76ers will host the Utah Jazz on Saturday night with a telecast on NBA TV set for 7:30 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this inter-conference matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Philadelphia had a record of 16-23 straight up and 24-14-1 with the NBA odds. The 76ers were 12-6 against the spread at home with 10 of their 18 home games going over the total. Philadelphia has struggled all season on offense as they ranked 20th for scoring while the defense ranked 14th for points allowed.
Elton Brand led the meager offense with a modest 15 points per game and also led in rebounds with 8.6 per outing.
Utah had a record of 27-13 straight up and 20-19-1 with the NBA betting lines. The Jazz were 10-7-1 against the spread on the road and went over the total in 11 of their 18 away games. The Jazz were in a neck and neck race with Oklahoma City for first place in the Northwest Division. Deron Williams led the Jazz with 22 points and 9.4 assists per game while Al Jefferson led in rebounds with 8.8 per game.
This is the first NBA basketball betting meeting of the season between these two teams. Utah has dominated with 14 payouts in the last 19 decisions in this series including the last 4 matchups overall between the teams. This series has gone over the total in 10 of the last 14 matchups.
Utah has gotten the money in 8 of their last 10 visits to Philadelphia with 5 of the last 7 meetings between the teams in Philly going over the total. Utah has paid out in just 2 of their last 8 games as a favorite with their last 4 games as a chalk going over the total. Philadelphia has been a solid dog with 13 payouts in their last 20 games as 5 of their last 6 games as a pup have gone over the total.