Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Trail Blazers vs. Jazz odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Dec. 29 predictions from proven computer model

A Northwest Division battle is on tap between the Utah Jazz and the Portland Trail Blazers at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Portland is 13-20 overall and 11-8 at home, while Utah is 24-9 overall and 11-3 on the road. The Jazz have won seven straight road games and lead the NBA in points per game (115.8). 

Utah is favored by seven points in the latest Trail Blazers vs. Jazz odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 228.5. Before entering any Jazz vs. Trail Blazers picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 11 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 48-24 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Trail Blazers vs. Jazz spread: Trail Blazers +7
  • Trail Blazers vs. Jazz over-under: 228.5 points

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What you need to know about the Trail Blazers

Portland is coming off a 132-117 loss to Dallas on Monday. The Trail Blazers were down 106-84 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. A silver lining for the Trail Blazers was the play of small forward Nassir Little, who posted a double-double with 20 points and ten rebounds.

The Trail Blazers were missing their head coach and seven players due to COVID-19. They are also still missing star guard CJ McCollum, who is recovering from a collapsed lung. Portland has lost consecutive games and has dropped 12 of its last 15 games overall. 

What you need to know about the Jazz

Utah is coming off a 110-104 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, despite playing without star guard Donovan Mitchell. It was another big night for center Rudy Gobert, who recorded a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Jordan Clarkson stepped up in place of the injured Mitchell, scoring a team-high 23 points. 

Mitchell is going to miss Wednesday night’s game as well, so the Jazz need another strong outing from Clarkson. They have won seven consecutive road games and have the best shooting percentage (47.7) in the NBA. Utah has won 12 of its last 14 games, including a 129-107 win over Portland one month ago. 

How to make Trail Blazers vs. Jazz picks

The model has simulated Trail Blazers vs. Jazz 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Jazz vs. Trail Blazers? And which side of the spread covers almost 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks.

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