NBA Betting Matchup: Sacramento Kings Vs. Utah Jazz In Salt Lake City


The Sacramento Kings travel to Salt Lake City this Friday night, November 23 for a betting matchup against the Utah Jazz that will take place at the Energy Solutions Arena, with tip off scheduled for 8:00 PM EST. The Oddsmakers have given the edge to the home team in this one, as they have listed the Jazz as a -9 1/2 favorite, while posting the over/under total at 193 1/2 points. The Sacramento Kings come into this matchup currently in last place in the Pacific Division with three wins and eight losses (straight up) after eleven games played so far this season. However, they have covered the point spread in four of their six games played on the road, but only two of eight when listed as the puppy. The Utah Jazz are in second place in the Northwest Division with six wins and six losses (straight up) after twelve games played so far this season. At home, they have covered all four of their contests and they are a stellar 6-1 ATS when listed as the favorite. Overall, they are 6-5-1 against the spread. Betting Trends The Kings are 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games played on the road and 7-23-1 in their last 31 games overall. They have stayed under the posted total in five of their last six games played on a Friday. The Jazz are winless against the spread in their last six games played on a Friday, and 1-4 ATS in their last five games following at least three days of rest. They have kept the final score under the posted total in seven of their last eight games played at home and five of six played on a Friday. Prediction The Jazz are a .500 team, but at home they seem unbeatable. There is no reason to think the Kings will come into Utah and disrupt the Jazz at home. Utah -9 1/2 Follow us on Twitter @ bballbet PJ Laferla is a practicing freelance writer, professional handicapper, and the founder of If you are interested in hiring PJ Laferla for freelance writing or for winning picks against the spread, please submit all inquires to