Jazz vs. Heat: Sizzling Showdown of Redemption in the NBA Tonight!

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Utah Jazz

Jazz

27W-33L

Utah Jazz

March 02, 2024

06:00PM EST

Odds: 222.5 o/u

Heat

33W-26L

Miami Heat
Miami Heat

Get your popcorn ready, folks, ’cause we’ve got a rip-roaring showdown on our hands tonight! The 27W-33L Utah Jazz are packing their bags and heading to the Sunshine State to square off against the 33W-26L Miami Heat at the illustrious Kaseya Center. Set your clocks, because the ball hits the hardwood at 06:00PM EST sharp. Now, the Jazz are currently trailing 15.0 games in the Western conference, while the Heat are just a half game back in the Eastern conference. Betting gurus have the over/under pegged at 222.5, with the Jazz at a line of 8.0, and the Heat at -8.0. Both teams are looking to bounce back after recent losses, with the Heat coming off a 97-103 tumble against the Nuggets and the Jazz losing 107-115 to the Magic. So, grab your lucky jersey and get ready for a night of NBA action that promises to be hotter than a habanero in a heatwave!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 02, 2024 06:00PM EST
Location: Kaseya Center, Miami

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Utah Jazz +270, Miami Heat -340; Over/Under: 225.0 points
Recent Odds: Utah Jazz +180 -90, Miami Heat -220 +120; Over/Under: 222.5 points -2.5

Team Performance

uta Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
AWAY
8W-21L

35.7% Win Probability

mia Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
15W-13L

64.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
12/30/23 Miami Heat MIA 28 25 35 21 109 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 27 27 34 29 117
03/13/23 Utah Jazz UTA 26 31 33 25 115 Over
Miami Heat MIA 33 23 34 29 119
12/31/22 Miami Heat MIA 31 38 27 30 126 Over
Utah Jazz UTA 30 33 35 25 123
11/13/21 Miami Heat MIA 27 31 37 16 111 Under
Utah Jazz UTA 24 24 21 36 105
11/06/21 Utah Jazz UTA 24 28 26 37 115 Over
Miami Heat MIA 27 28 32 31 118

Starting Lineups

Jazz Notable Injuries

  • Jordan Clarkson GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 16.6pts, 3.4reb, 5.0ast, 30.3 minutes. Last game: 02/29/24. Impact: 4.5
  • Walker Kessler GTD (C): Avg: 8.4pts, 7.4reb, 0.9ast, 23.3 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 4.2

Heat Notable Injuries

  • Tyler Herro GTD (PG/SG): Avg: 20.8pts, 5.3reb, 4.4ast, 33.6 minutes. Last game: 02/23/24. Impact: 5.5
  • Kevin Love GTD (C): Avg: 9.0pts, 6.2reb, 2.2ast, 17.4 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 3.3
  • Caleb Martin GTD (PF): Avg: 9.9pts, 4.6reb, 2.1ast, 26.9 minutes. Last game: 02/29/24. Impact: 3.4
  • Haywood Highsmith GTD (SF/PF): Avg: 5.8pts, 2.8reb, 0.9ast, 20.8 minutes. Last game: 02/27/24. Impact: 2.3

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.

Jazz Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #10 #8 #16 #16 1.7%
PF #28 #9 #29 #28 11.2%
PG #15 #13 #21 #16 0.6%
SF #29 #8 #19 #28 13.1%
SG #22 #24 #28 #29 8.9%

Heat Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #2 #12 #10 #2 -21.4%
PF #18 #15 #27 #16 0.4%
PG #2 #12 #3 #1 -27.4%
SF #15 #27 #9 #16 1.3%
SG #1 #6 #12 #1 -9.0%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
117.4
110.0
Rebounds per Game
45.7
44.9
Assists per Game
29.1
26.1
Steals per Game
7.3
8.3
Blocks per Game
5.4
3.2
Shots per Game
90.8
86.9
3-Pointers Made per Game
14.1
11.5
2-Pt Percentage per Game
53.1
54.1
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.5
35.2
Turnovers per Game
15.4
12.4
Fouls per Game
18.6
16.5

Recent Trends

  • Taylor Hendricks (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 41.3% to 27.3, 19.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Haywood Highsmith (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.4% to 18.1, 27.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Dru Smith (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.6% to 10.9, 21.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Jazz have a 5-game losing streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 2-game losing streak. The Heat recently lost a game, but have no significant streak.
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