Free NBA Picks Today: Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs 2/28/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Utah Jazz vs San Antonio Spurs 2/28/23
Wed 8th February 2023

The San Antonio Spurs (14-47, 5-26 Away) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top scoring teams when they travel to face the Utah Jazz (31-31, 20-12 Home) on Tuesday. The teams meet for their second consecutive game against each other.

Utah beat San Antonio 118-102 at Vivint Arena on Saturday. Lauri Markkanen led the Jazz with 27 points. Jeremy Sochan had 22 points in defeat. The Spurs are 14th in the Western Conference. The Jazz are ninth in the Western Conference.

San Antonio and Utah have split their two matchups this season. Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.8 points per game to lead the Spurs in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Jakob Poeltl is grabbing 9.0 rebounds per game, and Tre Jones is dishing 6.3 assists.

Markkanen’s 25.2 points per game have powered the Jazz on offense. Markkanen also has pulled down 8.5 rebounds per game. Jordan Clarkson has distributed 4.3 assists per game.

The Jazz are one of the top scoring offenses in the league, ranking fifth with 117.6 points per game. The Spurs are only 2-8 in their last 10 trips to Vivint Arena. San Antonio has lost 18 straight on the road this season.

In the last 10 games, San Antonio is 0-10 with an average margin of -14.6 (111.0-125.6). Utah has split the last 10 (5-5), allowing 120.7 points per game on average while scoring only 118.2 (-2.5 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Malaki Branham: 24.0 | 13.7 | +10.3
Points per game:
Jeremy Sochan: 14.0 | 10.2 | +3.8
Tre Jones: 8.0 | 12.8 | -4.7
Rebounds per game:
Charles Bassey: 7.3 | 5.3 | +1.9
Assists per game:
Keldon Johnson: 4.0 | 2.8 | +1.2
Tre Jones: 3.0 | 6.3 | -3.2


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Talen Horton-Tucker: 24.2 | 13.4 | +10.8
Points per game:
Lauri Markkanen: 32.0 | 25.2 | +6.8
Rebounds per game:
Walker Kessler: 12.8 | 7.9 | +4.9

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Utah Jazz -9.5 (-115)

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