New Orleans are in the middle of a messed up road trip, barely beating the Kings by 4 and then losing to the league-worst Clippers 99-95 on Monday. Chris Paul hasn't been to hot, one of the reason New Orleans has been a little shaky. In Mondays loss he only shot up for 14 points. Utah on the other hand had a great Monday night, winning 94-83 vs the Kings. Al Jefferson & CJ Miles both had great games putting up 19 and 20 points. The Hornets has struggled against Utah in recent years, losing three straight to their Western Conference counterparts. AND while failing to cover in their last four matchups, have also gone just 1-7 ATS in their previous eight games against this Jazz team. Utah, who have gone 6-2-1 ATS in their last nine contests, are backed by another trend, where the favorite has gone 9-3-1 versus the spread in the previous 13 meetings. The Hornets were pressured hard in their last two games, and they just cant repeat it and come away with a win here tonight. In Head to head play NOR avgs 90pts while JAZZ avg 101. UTAH is 6-1 against the spread versus NEW ORLEANS over the last 3 seasons. UTAH is 6-1 straight up against NEW ORLEANS over the last 3 seasons. 4 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Hornets are 9-19 ATS in their last 28 vs. NBA Northwest.
After playing Clippers; 4-6
After a loss 4-6
Hornets are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest
Hornets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss.
Jazz are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
Utah is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing New Orleans
Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 game vs a team with a winning SU record
Jazz are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win.
Spurs -7.5 ................ BIG LOSER
The San Antonio Spurs have lost one game all season and that came nearly a month ago. Their next opponent isn't likely to slow them down either. In Minnesotas last four, they lost at OKC, v Lakers, got away with a win v the Clippers by two, and lost at Bobcats. For a team that's 4-11, that's facing a team thats 12-1 and a 7.5pt spread .. I see Spurs cover easily. The team ranks second in the league, averaging 107.6 points per game, but has also stepped up its play on the defensive end lately, holding opponents to 93.5 points over the last eight games. Tony Parker and Ginobili have been a huge part of the Spurs sucess, scoring the most points. Last game Parker had 24pts, Ginobili had 25pts, and Duncan 15pts 4 boards. The Spurs looked like championship contenders in their 106-97 win over Orlando on Monday night as they shot a season-best 63.2 (12 for 19) percent from 3-point range. San Antonio is knocking down 3-pointers at an NBA-best 44.4 percent with a little help from Matt Bonner, who came off the bench with an empressive performance scoring 15pts 7boards 2ast. Spurs get it done by 11 tonight.
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
San Antonio is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio Spurs have won 10 straight and have covered in each of their last six.
SAN ANTONIO is 24-11 ATS (+11.9 Units) after a non-conference game over the last 2 seasons.
Minnesota are 17-40-2 ATS in their last 59 games overall.
Head-to-Head Series History
SAN ANTONIO is 4-3 against the spread versus MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
SAN ANTONIO is 7-0 straight up against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Detroit +7.5................ LOSER
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Memphis
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6
Memphis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Memphis is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Memphis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The Pistons are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games overall and the Grizzles are just 6-16-2 ATS in their last 24 home games including 0-8 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games