One of the hottest games of the regular season sees two 1st seed teams pitted against each other, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Utah Jazz. This is their second encounter for the season, with the Jazz bringing home the first win. This time around, they hit the road to take on the Sixers once again at the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
As this match is anticipated to be a close one, the NitroBetting news team delivers vital information to help you lock in your match predictions.
Check out the 76ers vs. Jazz game preview and everything betting essential, such as the latest NBA betting odds, trends, our very own expert analysis, and other important talking points for educated picks.
76ers vs. Jazz Game Information
- When: Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
- Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- TV: NBA TV / ESPN
- Radio: WPEN 97.5 (Sixers) / KZNS (Jazz)
- Live Stream: NBA League Pass
- NBA Betting Odds: TBA
Why Bet on the Philadelphia 76ers?
The Sixers just keep on getting better and better this season. Their strong start has allowed them to get to the top of the Eastern Conference standings and remain there for some time now. As it stands, their three core players, Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, and Tobias Harris have been producing healthy numbers.
Now that the Sixers are about to reach the halfway mark of the regular season, expect the team to maintain momentum coming into the second half. The NBA odds should reflect how close this matchup is going to be contested.
That is not to say that there’s no more improvement needed when watching the Sixers. The team still has to focus on avoiding turnovers, improving their shooting beyond the arc as well as bench scoring. Like any other team in the NBA, they have to address these issues if they want to be in tip-top form come the playoffs.
Why Bet on the Utah Jazz?
The other end of the spectrum sees a strong Jazz team with 28 wins against eight losses. They currently have the best win-loss record in the league, edging the defending champions who are currently 24 and 11 at the time of this writing. The NBA betting lines should have the Salt Lake City team as favorites, which makes them the safer pick for outright bets.
Only time will tell if they can keep up this dominant display of basketball. Their impressive defense has been the key component to their wins. But that’s not to say that this is their only saving grace.
The Jazz recently tweaked their offense, particularly their 3-point shooting. This put them at third overall in terms of offensive efficiency in the league.
76ers vs. Jazz Betting Trends
- The Jazz is currently the best team against the spread.
- The total has hit the over in the Jazz’s last 2 road games.
- The Jazz is 1st seed in the Eastern Conference.
- The total has hit the UNDER 4 of the Sixers’ last 5 games.
- The Sixers are 14-3 SU in their last 17 home games.
- The Sixers scored over 100 points in 4 of their last 5 games.
76ers vs. Jazz Expert Betting Prediction
Along with their past results, we can tell that the Jazz will have the slight upper hand here. Looking at the other end, the Sixers are playing at home, giving them added firepower to force a more balanced match, which should reflect on the Sixers vs. Jazz odds.
The Sixers are always a threat to cover the spread, but the Jazz are going to be tough to crack should they continue delivering consistent plays up and down the court.
*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.