Tuesday, August 16 2022

The Sacramento Kings will take on the Utah Jazz at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday at Vivint Arena. Utah is 5-1 overall and 2-0 at home, while the Kings are 3-3 overall and 3-1 on the road. These teams first met on Oct. 22 in which the Jazz won 110-101.

Utah is favored by nine points in the latest Jazz vs. Kings odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 220. Before entering any Kings vs. Jazz picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Jazz vs. Kings. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Kings vs. Jazz:

  • Jazz vs. Kings spread: Jazz -9
  • Jazz vs. Kings over-under: 220 points
Featured Game | Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings

What you need to know about the Jazz

The Jazz strolled past the Milwaukee Bucks with points to spare on Sunday, taking the contest 107-95. Utah’s shooting guard Donovan Mitchell filled up the stat sheet, picking up 28 points with four boards, two assists and two steals. Mike Conley returned to the floor after a one-game absence and put up 20 points including four made three-pointers.

Utah ranks third in the NBA with 98.3 points allowed per game which is the same ranking it had last season. The Jazz have been especially stout on the perimeter as they are holding opponents to a league-worst 24.9 percent from three-point range. Three-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert remains a force in the paint and is leading the NBA with 17.2 rebounds per game in addition to swatting 1.7 shots per game.

What you need to know about the Kings

Meanwhile, Sacramento was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap on Sunday as it fell 105-99 to the Dallas Mavericks. Shooting guard Buddy Hield had a pretty forgettable game, shooting only 30.8 percent from the field. Four of Sacramento’s starters also shot under 35 percent from the floor.

Veteran forward Harrison Barnes leads the Kings with a career-high of 23.3 points per game. Barnes, in his 10th NBA season, has never averaged even 20 PPG and his 10.3 rebounds per contest is also a career-high. But guard De’Aaron Fox is off to a slow start as after averaging over 25 PPG last season, Fox is at just 18.5 PPG this year.

How to make Jazz vs. Kings picks

The model has simulated Kings vs. Jazz 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Jazz vs. Kings? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com


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