Lakers vs Jazz Prediction and Odds

Lakers vs Jazz Prediction and Odds: The LA Lakers are expected to win this game as per the odds and stats.


The Utah Jazz (36-44) will aim for a positive end to their campaign when they meet the Los Angeles Lakers (42-39) in the last regular season fixture. It is surely a forgettable journey for the Jazz this season. Utah is already eliminated from the competition. They are likely to finish 12th in the Western Conference. In the last matchup, the Jazz defeated the Denver Nuggets with a score of 118-114.

The LA Lakers will aim for a top 6 finish in the Western Conference when they host the Jazz at Crypto.com Arena. They also need the Clippers to lose their last game against the Suns. The Lakers have been absolutely fantastic, especially after strengthening their squad with some key acquisitions in the NBA trade. They are currently in the 7th position in the Western Conference. The Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns in the last fixture with a score of 121-107.

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Lakers vs Jazz Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats (Last 5 Games)

The LA Lakers will be the hosts for this matchup. They have won 4 of the last 5 home games. The last 4 home wins came against teams like the Phoenix Suns (2 games), OKC Thunder, and Orlando Magic. The only defeat came against the Chicago Bulls. Overall, the Lakers have won 22 out of 40 home fixtures this season.

In the last 5 home games

  • The LA Lakers have scored 115.6 points per game.
  • The LA Lakers have conceded 110.4 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3

The Utah Jazz will be the visiting team. They could win only 1 of the last 5  away matchups. The Jazz won against the San Antonio Spurs. The defeats came against the Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, and Miami Heat. Utah has an away record of 14-26 as of now.

In the last 5 away games

  • The Utah Jazz have scored 116.0 points per game.
  • The Utah Jazz have conceded 118.0 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3

Lakers vs Jazz Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparison

Offense

The Utah Jazz have maintained a scoring rate of 117.1 points per game in the current season. They shot 47.3% from the field and 35.4% from the 3-point line. The free throw conversion rate stands at 78.5%. Utah is the 9th highest-ranked side in the attack having an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 115.7.

The LA Lakers are playing with an average of 117.0 points per game. In shooting, they played with an accuracy of 48.2% in field goals, 34.5% in 3-pointers, and 77.5% in free throws. The Lakers rank 20 in the attack with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.4.

Advantage: Jazz

Defense

The Utah Jazz have conceded 117.9 points per game this season. They maintained an average of 45.7 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks per game are currently at 6.1 and 5.3 respectively. Utah is the 24th-ranked side in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 116.8.

The LA Lakers are giving away 116.6 points per game till now. They played with an average of 45.7 rebounds, with 6.4 steals and 4.6 blocks per game. The Lakers rank 14 in the defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.9.

Advantage: Lakers

JazzLakers
117.1Points Scored 117.0
117.9Points Conceded116.6
47.3Field Goal %48.2
35.4Three Point %34.5
78.5Free Throw %77.5
45.7Total Rebounds45.7

Jazz vs Lakers Prediction: Odds

Spread

  • LA Lakers: -17.5 (-116)
  • Utah Jazz: +17.5 (-116)

Moneyline

  • LA Lakers: -2500
  • Phoenix Suns: +850

Win Probability

  • LA Lakers: 85%
  • Utah Jazz: 15%
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Jazz and Lakers: Last 10 Games Stats

Utah Jazz

  • Win-Loss: 2-8
  • Score: Averaging 115.8 points per game
  • Conceded: 121.8 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 50.3
  • Assist%: 61.9
  • Effective Goal%: 53.9

LA Lakers

  • Win-Loss: 8-2
  • Score: Averaging 120.9 points per game
  • Conceded: 114.0 points per game.
  • Rebounding%: 53.2
  • Assist%: 60.0
  • Effective Goal%: 57.2

Lakers vs Jazz Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis

Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz handed the Denver Nuggets their third straight loss in the last fixture. Denver rested most of their starters in the last quarter. This resulted in a 10-1 run by Utah led by back-to-back three baskets from Agbaji which put the Nuggets on the back foot. The Jazz outrebounded the Nuggets 59-41. They also won 64-46 in the paint.

Ochai Agbaji was the star performer for Utah as he finished with 28 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists. Luka Samanic scored 23 points with 8 rebounds.

LA Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers secured an important home win against the Phoenix Suns in the last game. The Suns rested their star players like Durant, Booker, Paul, and Ayton. It seemed an easy task for Los Angeles but they trailed the Suns at halftime before outscoring the visitors in the last two quarters. The Lakers outrebounded the Suns 54-47. They also restricted Phoenix to just 25.0% from the 3-point line.

D’Angelo Russell was the key performer for the Lakers. He contributed 24 points along with 3 rebounds and 3 assists. Austin Reaves added 22 valuable points with 5 assists.

Jazz vs Lakers Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 195 regular season games between these two sides in the NBA. The LA Lakers are ahead with 114 wins, while the Utah Jazz managed to win 81 games.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by the Jazz and 2 by the Lakers. The previous clash took place recently on 4 April 2023. The LA Lakers won that game with a score of 114-81 in overtime.

Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last Meetings

  • Number of home games won by the LA Lakers: 1
  • Number of away games won by the Utah Jazz: 1
  • Average Number of Total Points scored: 233.8
  • Average Number of Points scored by the LA Lakers: 120.7
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Utah Jazz: 125.0

Jazz vs Lakers Prediction: Players to Watch Out

LA Lakers

LeBron James (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 28.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.4 | Assists Per Game: 6.8

Anthony Davis (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 26.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 12.5 | Blocks Per Game: 2.0

D’Angelo Russell (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 17.4 | Assists Per Game: 6.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.0

Utah Jazz

Lauri Markkanen (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 25.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.6 | Assists Per Game: 1.9

Jordan Clarkson (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 20.8 | Assists Per Game: 4.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0

Collin Sexton (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 14.3 | Assists Per Game: 2.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.2

Lakers vs Jazz Winner Prediction

  • Home Advantage: Lakers
  • H2H Advantage: Lakers
  • Offensive Advantage: Jazz
  • Defensive Advantage: Lakers
  • Overall: Lakers to win

The Utah Jazz will hope to finish their frustrating campaign with a win. On the other hand, it’s a crucial game for the Lakers. They can improve their chances of direct qualification to the playoffs by winning this matchup.

All the odds and stats suggest a win for the LA Lakers in this fixture.