NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions
Utah Jazz and Miami Heat is set to begin their NBA Summer League campaign tonight. The two teams will be up against each other at Cox Pavilion Las Vegas.
Last time the two teams met was back in February 2021 in NBA 2020-21 season. Miami Heat defeated Utah Jazz by a score difference of 124-116. Last NBA season the two teams had two head-to-head encounters, both the teams won 1 games each.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: About the League
The 2021 NBA Summer League is the 16th edition of MGM Resorts NBA Summer League featuring all the 30 NBA teams. The season began on 13th August and will come to end on 17th August with two best teams playing the championship game.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: Format
• All 30 NBA teams will participate. A total of 75 games will be played.
• Each team will play a total of five games. • Each team will play four games from Aug. 8-15.
• The top two teams from their first four games will play in the Championship Game (Aug. 17). Seeding for the Championship Game will be determined by winning percentage with tiebreakers set forth below.
• The 28 teams not playing in the Championship Game will play a fifth game on either Aug. 16 or 17.
• Consolation games will be determined by various factors, including team rivalries, broadcast interest and other scheduling considerations (e.g., timing of back-to-backs).
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Utah Jazz has dominated the head-to-head clash between the two teams. However, for tonight’s game, looking at the team stats, Miami Heat has an edge over Utah Jazz.
Smarkets too predicts a win for Miami Heat in tonight’s game. On their platform, over 53% respondents have favored a win for win while for Jazz the win probability stands at 46.30%.
The latest Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions for tonight NBA Summer League game has been updated on 13th August.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: NBA 2020-21 Form
Utah Jazz were exceptional in last NBA season. They with 52 wins and 20 defeats in regular season finished as No. 1 team in Western Conference. In first round of playoffs they were up against Memphis Grizzlies. After registering 4-1 series against the Grizzlies they entered the conference semi-finals against the Clippers. However, their NBA 2020-21 run ended in semi-finals as they lost the series 2-4 to Clippers.
Miami Heat on the other hand booked their spot in playoffs as No. 6 team in Eastern Conference. They won 40 games and lost 32 games in regular season. In playoffs they were up against the current NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks. They lost their playoffs in 4 straight games against the Milwaukee Bucks.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: Head to Head
The Jazz and the Miami Heat have played 68 games in the regular season. Utah Jazz have lead the overall encounter between the two teams. They have won 38 games while Miami Heat have won 30 games.
The last five clashes between the two teams have been in favor of Jazz. They have been able to register 3 wins while Miami Heat won 2 of the last five clashed.
The most recent clash between the two teams was on 26 February with Heat beating Jazz by 124-116 points.
Currently Miami Heat is on a one game winning streak against the Jazz.
NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Predictions: Players to watch Out
Duncan Robinson will lead the Heat in Friday’s game. He averages 13.1 points per game this season. As for rebounds is concerned, he averages 4.0 rebounds per game with 1.5 assist.
Jimmy Butler has a lot riding on his shoulder with the small. He is is averaging 20.7 points and 8.8 rebounds while shooting 39.9% over the last 10 games for Miami.
Bam Adebayo who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 57.3 and a free throw percentage of 84.1. He has averaged 9.5 rebounds per game in 26 games he was part of.
Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz averaging 24.1 points while adding 4.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.
Jordan Clarkson who is the point guard was one of the highest scorers in his last outing. He is currently averaging 19.6 points and 2.7 rebounds.
Rudy Gobert who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 63.8 and a free throw percentage of 58 in 30 games.
Joe Ingles who plays in the forward position is a seasoned NBA player with an average of 11.5 points and field goal conversion of 51.2% in this season. Georges Niang was the talk of the town as he made 21 points in just 16 minutes.