Free NBA Picks Today: Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/4/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers 4/4/23
Tue 4th April 2023

The Utah Jazz (36-42, 22-16 Home) play host to the Los Angeles Lakers (40-38, 19-20 Away), who will be out to build on their winning streak, on Tuesday. Los Angeles dominated the Houston Rockets 134-109 at Toyota Center on Sunday, their third straight win.

Anthony Davis was the key player with 40 points and nine rebounds. The Lakers are seventh in the Western Conference. Utah lost a close one on Sunday at Barclays Center, falling to the Brooklyn Nets 111-110. Talen Horton-Tucker had 32 points and eight assists in the loss to lead the team.

The Jazz are 12th in the Western Conference. This is the final meeting of the season between the teams. Utah will be looking for a season sweep against Los Angeles after earning the win in both of their previous matchups, the last of which was a 139-116 victory at Vivint Arena in November 2022, their third straight head-to-head victory.

Lauri Markkanen led the Jazz with 23 points, while Mike Conley was a key contributor with 14 points and 12 assists. Davis had 29 points in the loss. The Lakers have been led this season by Dennis Schroder (12.7 ppg), Austin Reaves (12.5), and Lonnie Walker IV (11.8).

Schroder also has dished 4.5 assists per game. Meanwhile, Wenyen Gabriel is grabbing 4.2 rebounds per game. Markkanen (25.6 ppg) has been the primary provider of the Jazz’s offense. Markkanen also has pulled down 8.6 rebounds per game. Jordan Clarkson has tallied 4.4 assists per game.

The Lakers have not found much success at Vivint Arena in recent seasons, losing nine of the last 10 games. Los Angeles has won three in a row away from Arena this season. Utah is looking to reverse a three-game losing skid at home this season.

Los Angeles is 7-3 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +7.0 (117.8-110.8). Utah has gone 3-7 over the last 10, allowing 121.5 points per game on average while scoring only 116.0 (-5.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Austin Reaves: 25.0 | 18.8 | +6.2
Jarred Vanderbilt: 12.4 | 18.1 | -5.7
Points per game:
Anthony Davis: 33.6 | 26.6 | +7.0
LeBron James: 20.0 | 28.8 | -8.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 36.8 | 17.5 | +19.3
Points per game:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 25.2 | 10.5 | +14.7
Rebounds per game:
Kelly Olynyk: 9.5 | 6.1 | +3.4
Assists per game:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 6.4 | 3.7 | +2.7

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LA Lakers -9.5 (-110)

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