It’s an inter-conference tilt in the nation’s capital. The Utah Jazz try to stop their recent slide and their road struggles as they face the Washington Wizards Wednesday night. Utah lost their third straight with a 103-102 road loss to Miami Sunday afternoon. Washington had their four game win streak snapped with a 110-103 home loss to the Bucks Saturday night. The Jazz holds a 53-48 edge in the all-time regular season series and has won four straight meetings, including a 116-69 home demolition in the first matchup this season December 4.
Utah has dropped three straight and six of their last seven as they let one slip away against Miami. The Jazz dropped to 3-17 on the road with the loss. Utah led by eight in the fourth quarter but gave up the winning basket with 5.1 seconds to go. The Jazz had a chance to win at the buzzer but Donovan Mitchell’s shot was off the mark. Utah shot 45.1 percent from the field and drained 10 of 32 three point attempts in the contest while winning the rebounding battle 44-37 yet fell short. Mitchell led the Jazz with 27 points in the loss.
The Jazz enter this contest 27th in the league in scoring offense with 100.9 points per game. Utah is in the lower half of the pack, ranking 25th in the league in rebounding with 40.8 boards per game. The Jazz is tied for 23rd in the league in assists with 21.2 per contest. Utah currently is 4th in the league in scoring defense as they allow 101.7 points per game. Ricky Rubio is contributing in his first season with the Jazz with 11.3 points plus 4.9 assists and 1.56 steals per game on the year.
Joe Ingles (9.8 points) and Rudy Gobert (11.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.28 blocks) are solid options. Derrick Favors (12.5 points, 6.8 rebounds) and Rodney Hood (16.8 points) are other key pieces for the Jazz. Joe Johnson, Alec Burks, Jonas Jerebko, Thabo Sefolosha, Donovan Mitchell (team high 18.5 points) and Ekpe Udoh are contributors for coach Quin Snyder. The Jazz are tied for 9th in the league in threes per game as they knock down 11.1 triples a night.
Utah is tied for 11th in the league in three point shooting as they knock down 36.8 percent from beyond the arc. The Wizards are 12th in the league in scoring offense with 106.4 points per game. Washington is 16th in the league on the glass with 43.3 boards per game. The Wizards are 13th with 22.8 assists per game.
Washington is 10th in the league as they allow 104 points per game on the year. John Wall is second on the team with 18.7 points and nine assists per game. Wall missed three weeks while receiving PRP treatment on his knee earlier this season. Bradley Beal averages a team high 23.6 points a game while Otto Porter Jr. (14.2 points, 6.5 boards, 1.5 steals) continues to move along his development curve. Markieff Morris (10.4 points, 5.5 boards) and Marcin Gortat (9.2 points, 8.1 rebounds) are the other Washington starters and both are capable scoring options in the low block.
Kelly Oubre Jr. (11.6 points, 4.8 rebounds) along with Jodie Meeks, Mike Scott and Tim Frazier will be looked at to contribute off the pine. Washington is tied for 11th in field goal percentage as the team shoots a collective 46.1 percent from the floor. The Wizards are tied for 19th in the league with 9.76 triples a night while ranking tied for 9th in three point shooting. Washington hits 36.9 percent from downtown.
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|Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz|
|League||The NBA Regular Season|
|Match||Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz|
|Date||10, January 2018|
|Location||Capital One Arena|
|City||Washington, DC 20004, USA|
|Time||08:00 PM , ET|
Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz Predictions and Stats
Shown below are complete stats of the two great teams of the current season of the National Basketball championship Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz, by these stats you can find out the position of the two teams in the match.
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|Washington Wizards||48 Wins|
|Utah Jazz||53 Wins|