Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz 1/17/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 17, 2021

The Utah Jazz (8-4) will try to extend a four-game winning streak when they hit the road to play the Denver Nuggets (6-6) on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Ball Arena as just 1-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on SportsNet RM. The matchup has an over/under of 221.5.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Jazz Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -1 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Denver Nuggets or the Utah Jazz for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Denver has a 7-3 record against Utah. The Nuggets also have an 8-2 record against the spread when facing the Jazz.

Nuggets vs Jazz in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
9/1/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -1 217.5 -114 -106 Playoffs 80-78 DEN
8/30/2020 Jazz Jazz -2.5 218.5 -143 120 Playoffs 119-107 DEN
8/25/2020 Jazz Nuggets -2.5 219.5 -138 116 Playoffs 117-107 DEN
8/23/2020 Jazz Jazz -3.5 216 -162 135 Playoffs 129-127 UTA
8/21/2020 Jazz Jazz -1.5 217.5 -120 101 Playoffs 124-87 UTA
8/19/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -4 217 -159 131 Playoffs 124-105 UTA
8/17/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -4.5 214.5 -187 155 Playoffs 135-125 DEN
8/8/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -1 223 -118 -101 Regular Season 134-132 DEN
2/5/2020 Jazz Jazz -10 215.5 -501 382 Regular Season 98-95 DEN
1/30/2020 Jazz Nuggets -2.5 215.5 -139 116 Regular Season 106-100 DEN
  • 9/1/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/30/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/25/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/23/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/21/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/19/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton; Jazz: Mike Conley
  • 8/17/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton; Jazz: Mike Conley
  • 8/8/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 2/5/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton, Jerami Grant, Paul Millsap
  • 1/30/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap Jazz: Mike Conley
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has covered in just four of 12 matchups this season.
    • When favored by at least 1 points, the Nuggets have struggled to a 4-6 record ATS this season.
    • In 9 of 12 (75%) contests this season, Denver and its opponents have hit the over.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Jazz Betting Information

    • Utah has covered the spread in greater than half of its outings, going 7-5 ATS.
    • The Jazz have gone 5-5 against the spread when they are at least a 1-point underdog.
    • Utah has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 33.3% of matchups this year (4 out of 12 chances).
    Bet on the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have scored no less than 221.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in 41 of 12 outings (341.7%) this year.
    • In four of 12 opportunities (33.3%) this season, Utah has combined with its opponents to score more than 221.5 points.
    • The Nuggets and the Jazz combine to average 5.4 more points per game than the over/under of 221.5 set for this game.
    • The Nuggets and the Jazz have seen their opponents average a combined 3.3 less points per game than the over/under of 221.5 set for this matchup.
    • The average point total in Nuggets games this season is 7.6 more points than the over/under of 221.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Jazz this season is 5.4 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (24.2 points per game), rebounding (11.3 per game) and assisting (10.4 per game).
    • JaMychal Green is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, connecting on 2.4 per game.
    • Denver’s steals leader is Jokic, who collects 1.9 per game. Isaiah Hartenstein leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks a game.

    Jazz Leaders

    • Donovan Mitchell owns the Jazz top spot in scoring with 23.6 points per game and also tacks on 3.5 rebounds and 4.8 assists per contest.
    • When it comes to Utah leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Rudy Gobert with 13.5 rebounds per game and Mike Conley with 5.8 assists per game.
    • Mitchell is tops from three-point range for the Jazz, knocking down 3.6 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Utah grabs more steals than Conley (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Gobert (2.8 per game).
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