Utah Jazz VS Denver Nuggets

NBA Basketball 04:00 PM ET

Thursday

08/21/2020

THT

Spread: Denver Nuggets -1.5

Over/Under: 220.5

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz 8/21/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz 8/21/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Denver Nuggets will play their third playoff round with the Utah Jazz at the AdventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel, Florida on August 21, 2020, 4:00 PM, ET. Denver bowed to Utah’s stifling defense to a score of 105-124 at the AdventHealth Arena, Wednesday. Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. poured in 28 points following Center  Nikola Jokic with 28 points and 11 boards in the loss to the Jazz. PG Jamal Murray scored 14 points in Game 2 after dumping 36 points in Game 1. Denver is 1-1 with the Jazz in the Western Conference first round playoffs.

The shorthanded Nuggets will face the Jazz in Game 3 with 111.3 ppg at 47.3% from the field while allowing the Jazz to dump in 124.5 ppg. Denver has 44.1 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 4.6 blocks, and 8.0 steals per outing. Jokic wipes the Nugget’s score cards with 19.9 ppg, 52.8% FG shooting, and 81.7% from the foul line. Denver is 4-1 ATS and Su in its last 5 matches with Utah and 1-9 SU in its last 10 road outings with the Jazz.

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz Predictions 8/21/2020

Meanwhile, The Utah Jazz plate mature basketball with SG Donovan leading the charge to thrash the Nuggets at the AdventHealth Arena, Wednesday. Mitchell distributed the ball and made plays for his team until his time came to explode once more; he had 30 points and 8 assists followed by PG Jordan Clarkson from the bench with 26 and Center Rudy Gobert with 19. The team shot 51.7% from the field and dished 32 dimes with 20 three-point shots. Utah is 1-1 in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs with Denver.

The Jazz had a harmonious playoff performance with 111.3 ppg at 47.1% from the field while allowing the Nuggets to score up to 120.0 ppg. The Jazz played with 44.9 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 4.0 blocks, and 6.1 steals per meeting. Mitchell is the team’s highest point generator with 24.0 ppg, 44.9% FG shooting, and 86.3% from the charity area. Utah is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 matches at home and 9-1 SU in its last 10 home contests against Denver.

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz. The NBA Pick for this game is the Denver Nuggets -1.5. PG Mike Conley will be a huge factor when he gets back after the quarantine period for going out of the bubble to be with his newborn baby. Nuggets Will Barton will be leaving the bubble for a second opinion on his knee injury while Gary Harris will still be out of this game with a hip injury. The Jazz played with the intensity and maturity of a championship team; they will be carrying the momentum to Game 3. Utah is expected to win to a projected outcome over the totals at 114-108.

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Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz 8/21/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 4:00 PM ET

Location:  AdventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Date: August 21, 2020

TV:  THT

NBA ODDS: Denver Nuggets -1.5

NBA Totals: 220.5

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