Celtics vs Jazz Game Breakdown & Projections – Tue, Mar 12th 2024

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Boston Celtics

Celtics

50W-14L

Boston Celtics

March 12, 2024

09:00PM EST

Odds: 230.5 o/u

Jazz

28W-36L

Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz

Strap in, folks, because tonight we’ve got the Boston Celtics, hotter than a habanero, with a record of 50 wins and just 14 losses, swaggering into the Vivint Smart Home Arena to duke it out with the Utah Jazz, who are sporting a less-than-stellar 28W-36L record. We’re talking an epic East vs. West showdown, folks! The Celtics are breathing down the neck of the Eastern conference, while the Jazz are trying to find their rhythm, lagging 17 games behind in the West. The betting gods have spoken, setting the over/under at a sizzling 230.5, with the Celtics favored by 6.5. And let’s not forget, the Celtics are still savoring their recent victory over Portland, while the Jazz are looking to bounce back from a bruising defeat against Denver. So, tune in at 9PM EST for a showdown that promises to be more electrifying than a guitar solo at a jazz club. Will the Celtics continue to compose a symphony of wins, or will the Jazz manage to hit the high notes? Either way, it’s gonna be one hell of a jam session!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 12, 2024 09:00PM EST
Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Utah

Vegas Odds

BOS ML UTA ML Over/Under Line
Open -250 +210 234.5 -6.5/6.5
Recent -235 +195 230.5 -6.0/6.0
Difference +15 -15 -4.0

Team Performance

bos Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
20W-11L

70.1% Win Probability

uta Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
HOME
19W-13L

29.9% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/05/24 Utah Jazz UTA 15 25 35 22 97 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 30 41 36 19 126
03/31/23 Utah Jazz UTA 29 22 27 36 114 Over
Boston Celtics BOS 27 30 36 29 122
03/18/23 Boston Celtics BOS 34 30 27 26 117 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 24 33 31 30 118
03/23/22 Utah Jazz UTA 24 21 23 29 97 Under
Boston Celtics BOS 39 29 25 32 125
12/03/21 Boston Celtics BOS 25 31 41 33 130 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 38 21 41 37 137

Celtics Vs Over/Under

Jazz Vs Over/Under

Celtics Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/11 vs POR 121-97W 45 34 3 100
03/09 vs PHX 117-107W 43 29 12 95
03/07 vs DEN 109-115L 47 24 12 91
03/05 vs CLE 104-105L 53 24 13 93
03/03 @ GSW 140-88W 51 35 7 96
03/01 @ DAL 138-110W 47 33 9 94
02/27 @ PHI 117-99W 56 21 14 74
02/24 vs NYK 116-102W 36 27 7 82
02/22 vs CHI 129-112W 36 27 13 84
02/14 @ BRO 136-86W 51 32 8 90

Jazz Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/09 vs DEN 121-142L 36 22 15 96
03/06 @ CHI 117-119L 45 28 10 96
03/04 @ WAS 127-115W 51 29 11 101
03/02 vs MIA 120-128L 42 24 10 89
02/29 vs ORL 107-115L 37 25 13 81
02/27 vs ATL 97-127L 43 24 17 94
02/25 @ SAS 128-104W 38 36 17 90
02/22 @ CHA 107-115L 54 26 19 86
02/15 @ GSW 137-140L 48 33 16 93
02/14 @ LAL 122-138L 44 29 13 101

Starting Lineups

Celtics Notable Injuries

  • Al Horford (PF/C): Avg: 7.8pts, 6.5reb, 2.6ast, 26.6 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 3.7
  • Neemias Queta (C): Avg: 4.3pts, 4.0reb, 0.4ast, 11.4 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 2.0
  • Svi Mykhailiuk (SG/SF): Avg: 2.8pts, 1.0reb, 0.5ast, 7.9 minutes. Last game: 03/03/24. Impact: 1.3
  • JD Davison (PG): Avg: 1.7pts, 0.7reb, 0.0ast, 1.8 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 0.8

Jazz Notable Injuries

  • Lauri Markkanen (SF/PF): Avg: 22.9pts, 8.3reb, 2.0ast, 32.8 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 5.9
  • Taylor Hendricks (PF): Avg: 5.8pts, 4.0reb, 0.6ast, 17.4 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 2.9

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Celtics Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #30 #16 #10 #18 2.4%
PF #3 #11 #3 #3 -13.3%
PG #16 #8 #12 #8 -7.1%
SF #2 #2 #9 #1 -30.4%
SG #2 #14 #7 #1 -14.4%

Jazz Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #7 #18 #16 -0.9%
PF #30 #19 #30 #30 16.5%
PG #9 #13 #29 #13 0.2%
SF #26 #10 #5 #19 3.1%
SG #30 #25 #29 #30 14.9%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
121.2
117.3
Rebounds per Game
45.5
43.8
Assists per Game
28.7
27.2
Steals per Game
6.5
7.1
Blocks per Game
6.5
5.0
Shots per Game
88.7
92.6
3-Pointers Made per Game
16.5
13.9
2-Pt Percentage per Game
58.7
52.9
3-Pt Percentage per Game
42.0
36.2
Turnovers per Game
10.0
14.4
Fouls per Game
15.5
18.1

Recent Trends

  • Kris Dunn (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 52.4% to 24.1, 15.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 37.4% to 16.2, 11.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Luke Kornet (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 81.2% to 18.8, 10.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Brice Sensabaugh (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 88.8% to 27.5, 14.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Celtics have a 2-game winning streak on the road.
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