Jazz vs. Hornets Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Feb 22

Utah Jazz forward John Collins (20) reacts during the game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.
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Are you in need of Jazz vs. Hornets predictions? Well, you’re in the right place as the Hornets are on the road to face the Jazz on Thursday, Feb 22 at 9:00 ET. The current total is 230.5, and the Jazz are favored by 9.5. Keep reading to get our Jazz vs. Hornets player props and predictions.

Jazz vs. Hornets Odds

  • Spread: Jazz -9.5
  • Total 230.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Feb 22
  • Time: 9:00 ET
  • Location: Delta Center, Salt Lake City UT
  • TV: KJZZ

Hornets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Hornets have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous road games, Charlotte has an ATS mark of 2-8. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-8 while averaging 101 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Charlotte has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 3-7 straight up.

Jazz Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Jazz have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their five previous home games, Utah has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 117 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Utah has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 7-3 straight up.

Can Charlotte Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Charlotte has won three straight games as the underdog and has an ATS record of 20-28 in those games. Today, they are 9.5-point underdogs and have a scoring margin of -11.2 points per game as the underdog.

The Hornets have an O/U record of 28-26 this season, and the under has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 228 points, which is lower than today’s line of 230.5.

In their last game, the Hornets defeated the Hawks by a score of 122-99. They were 7-point underdogs going into the game and easily covered the spread. The combined scoring in that game was 221 points.

Charlotte’s overall record this season is 13-41, which is 13th in the Eastern Conference. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 9-25 and 4-16 against non-conference opponents.

Against the spread, the Hornets have covered in their last three games and have an ATS record of 20-32. On the road, they are 8-17 ATS compared to 12-15 ATS at home.

The Hornets have struggled offensively this season, ranking 28th in scoring at 108.6 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 107.9 points per game compared to 109.3 at home.

In terms of pace, Charlotte is 21st in the league at 97.9 possessions per game. When it comes to field goal percentage, the Hornets are 27th at 46%. They have also been one of the worst teams at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 30th in both attempts and makes.

From beyond the arc, Charlotte is shooting 36% on the season, which is 20th in the NBA. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 28th in the league at 51%.

So far, the Hornets’ defense is ranked 24th in the league at 119.4 points per contest. The Charlotte defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 50.3% of their field goal attempts vs. Charlotte.

Does Utah Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Today, the Jazz are looking to end a four-game losing streak straight up and against the spread. They are favored by 9.5 points today and have gone 10-5 ATS as the favorite this season.

Utah’s O/U record for the season is 32-23-1, and their games have averaged 238.8 points per game. The average O/U line in their games is 234.4 points.

In their last game, the Jazz lost to the Warriors by a score of 140-137. The O/U line for that game was 240 points. Utah was a 2.5-point underdog going into the game.

Looking at the Western Conference standings, the Jazz are currently in 11th place with a record of 26-30. In the Northwest Division, they are 4th. At home, the Jazz are 17-10 compared to 9-20 on the road.

This season, the Jazz have gone 31-25 against the spread, including an 18-9 record at home. In the Western Conference, they are 13-22 compared to 13-8 against non-conference opponents.

At home, the Jazz are one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA, averaging 123.7 points per game (3rd). Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 118 points per game. In terms of pace, Utah is 10th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Jazz are 12th in made threes at 13.3 per game. However, their three-point percentage is just 35% (22nd). In terms of field goal percentage, Utah is 20th in the NBA at 47%.

So far this season, the Jazz have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.7% of their games. In terms of free throws, they are 7th in the league in made free throws per game (19.1) and 12th in attempts (23.2).

At this time, the Jazz’s defense is positioned 26th in the NBA, permitting 120.7 points per game. Utah struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Warriors, giving up 17. For the game, Golden State scored 140 points in the game.

Jazz vs. Hornets Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Miles Bridges and his points prop of 22.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -120 while the under is at -110. Our projections have Miles Bridges finishing with a stat line of 21 points, 7 and 4 assists. As for his points prop, we like the under at 22.5.

  • The Prop: Miles Bridges Under 22.5 Points (-110)

Jazz vs. Hornets Predictions

The Jazz is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 136-85. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Jazz at -9.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 230.5, and our model predicts the Hornets and Jazz to score a combined 221 points. We recommend betting on the under.

The Pick: Jazz -9.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook