Written and authored by NBA Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Tuesday January 13, 2015. At 9:00 PM EST.
The (29-5) Golden State Warriors of the Western Conference Pacific Division makes the trip from the Bay Area to the Beehive State. Golden State will play the (13-25) Utah Jazz of the Western Conference Northwest Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Energy Solutions Arena in historic downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. This Sports Handicapper believes the Golden State Warriors may be the team to beat in the West. Utah is competitive on their home floor. The betting line has Utah as a seven-point road underdog Against The Spread and to total is at 202 for Tuesday Night’s game.
The 2014-15 Golden state Warriors are at the top of the Pacific, six games in front of the Los Angeles Clippers. Golden State beat Cleveland 112-94 at home in their last game. Golden State is on a six-game winning streak. New Head Coach Steve Kerr is the East Bay’s new answer, and fans are thinking NBA Finals. Golden State is scoring almost 110-points per game while keeping opponents under the century mark. Golden State has one of the best backcourt tandems in the league. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson can score the basketball from any place on the court. Golden State is 5-2 ATs their last seven in Salt Lake City. The betting odds under the total is 20-7-1the last twenty-eight meetings between the teams. Golden State is 7-3 their last ten NBA Expert Point Spread Predictions going over the betting odds total six times and staying under four. The key to a Golden State win is to focus. Golden State Forward Draymond Green is a versatile and will give 100-percent every time he’son the court. The Golden State Warriors are a team on a mission.
The 2014-15 Utah Jazz have lost their last two, including a 97-82 road loss at Houston on January 10th, 2015. Utah guard Alec Burks is out for the season with a shoulder injury. Jazz Center Enes Kanter averages 14 points per contest and is listed as probable with a minor ankle injury. Utah is 0-5 ATS their last five on two day’s rest. The betting odds under the total is 8-1-1 the last ten between the teams in Salt Lake City. The Utah Jazz are 1-3 Against The Point Spread their last four at home, going over the betting odds total once and staying under three times. Utah Point guard Trey Burke is an emerging star, he’s a little undersized but can handle the basketball with the best of them. Utah best player is Forward Gordon Heyward, who averages a team-high 18.9 points per game and is close to being an All-Star. The key to a Utah win against Golden State is to play tough defense.
Free Pick: Golden State-7.