Jazz vs. Hawks Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for February 3 (Trust the Home Team to Emerge Victorious)
Jazz vs. Hawks Game Info
- Date: Friday, February 3, 2023
- Time: 9:00 PM ET
- Venue: Vivint Arena -- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Coverage: SportsNet RM and BSSE
The 2022-23 NBA season continues on Friday with eight more games, including a battle between the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz. The Hawks rank eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 26-26 record, while the Jazz check in eighth in the Western Conference with a 27-26 record. This should be a good one.
Atlanta enters as a loser in four of its last six games, but did beat the Phoenix Suns by a score of 132-100 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Utah has now won five of its last seven games thanks to a 131-128 win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Which NBA playoff hopeful will earn a victory tonight?
Jazz vs. Hawks Odds & Spread
- All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Moneyline: UTAH: (-118) | ATL: (+100)
- Spread: UTAH: -1 (-112) | ATL: +1 (-108)
- Total: 242 -- Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
The Jazz enter this contest as slight home favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 9 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 242 points, which ranks as the highest of Friday's projected totals.
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Jazz vs. Hawks Betting Trends
- The Jazz went 33-47-2 ATS last season.
- The Hawks went 10-18 as underdogs of 1.5 points or greater last season.
- Jazz games hit the over 38 out of 82 times last season.
- In 82 Hawks games last season, 43 of them hit the over.
Jazz vs. Hawks Prediction & Pick
Both of these teams are fighting to stay in the playoff race with the trade deadline and All-Star break right around the corner. It's worth mentioning the Jazz will continue fighting in what will be their third straight home game on Friday, while the Hawks will be fighting on the road for a third straight contest.
Utah has looked stellar at home, tallying 119.9 points per game (No. 4 in NBA) and logging a +5.1 average scoring margin (No. 10 in NBA). The Jazz have also posted the sixth-best total rebounding rate at home (52.1%), which should help compete against big men like Clint Capela and John Collins.
The Jazz have won six straight games against the Hawks, so back Utah in front of its home fans.
Final Score Prediction: Jazz: 122 | Hawks: 118
Jazz vs. Hawks Best Bet
The Jazz remain an underrated threat in the West as Lauri Markkanen recently earned his first All-Star bid and Malik Bealey ranks fourth in the NBA in three-point makes (165). Utah enters Friday night 6-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last eight games overall and 5-1 ATS in its last six home games.
Atlanta is 0-5 ATS in its last five games against Utah and has not taken down the Jazz since March of 2019. Keep in mind the last six wins for the Jazz in the series have come by an average of 14.2 points. Playing at home makes a true impact in the NBA and the Jazz will prove that with a victory on Friday.
Bet: Utah Jazz ML (-118)
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