Jazz vs. Rockets Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Mar 29

Dec 2, 2023; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward John Collins (20) reacts to a play against the Portland Trail Blazers with 3 seconds to play in overtime at Delta Center.
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The Jazz and Houston Rockets will matchup on Friday, Mar 29. Tip-off for the game is 9:30 ET and will be shown on KJZZ. Houston is favored by 7 points in this game, and the total is 229.5. Who do we think will come out on top? Keep reading for our top Jazz vs. Rockets player props and predictions.

Jazz vs. Rockets Odds

  • Spread: Rockets -7
  • Total 229.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Mar 29
  • Time: 9:30 ET
  • Location: Delta Center, Salt Lake City UT
  • TV: KJZZ

Rockets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Rockets have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 5-0 vs. the spread.
  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Houston has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 121 per game. The team went 5-0 overall in these games.
  • The Rockets have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 5-0 against the spread.

Jazz Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Jazz have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games at home, the Jazz have a straight up record of 0-5 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 112 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Jazz have a straight up record of 1-9. But, their mark vs the spread was just 3-7.

Will Houston Be The Talk of Delta Center?

Houston has won 10 straight games and is currently 37-35, which is good for 11th in the Western Conference. In the Southwest Division, the Rockets are 3rd.

This season, the Rockets have gone 42-29 against the spread, including a 15-19 ATS record on the road. As the favorite, they are 19-8 ATS and have covered the spread in their last seven games overall.

On the road, Houston has an average scoring differential of -3.6 points per game. They are 11-24 straight up on the road and 15-19 vs. the spread.

In their last game, the Rockets beat the Thunder by a score of 132-126. They were 4.5-point underdogs going into the game and have won three straight games as the underdog.

This season, the Rockets have an O/U record of 34-38, and their games have averaged a combined 227 points. Today’s O/U line of 229.5 is slightly higher than their season average of 224.9.

On the season, the Rockets are averaging 114.4 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. However, when playing on the road, they are averaging 112.1 points per game.

So far this season, Houston has outscored the NBA scoring average in 44.4% of their games. In terms of pace, the Rockets are 13th in the league at 99.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Rockets are 26th in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 16th in made threes per game but just 24th in three-point shooting percentage.

Coming into today’s game, the Rockets’ defense is giving up an average of 112.6 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 53.9% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.3% of their three-point attempts.

Are Utah Ready for a Home Win?

The Jazz have lost seven straight games and are currently 12th in the Western Conference with a record of 29-44. In the Western Conference, they are 14-30 and 5-10 against other teams in the Northwest Division.

Utah has a home record of 20-17 this season, and they are 22-15 against the spread at home. As the underdog, they are 16-38 straight up and 25-29 against the spread. At home, they have an average scoring differential of +2.7 PPG compared to -11.3 PPG on the road.

In their last game, the Jazz lost to the Spurs by a score of 118-111. The O/U line for the game was 228.5, and Utah was favored by 4 points going into the game. This dropped their ATS record to 37-36 for the season.

This year, the Jazz have been the underdog in 54 of their 73 games. Their O/U record for the season is 39-32-2, and their games have averaged 237.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 229.5.

So far this season, the Jazz are averaging 116.5 points per game (11th). At home, they are scoring 120.8 points per game (6th). In terms of field goal percentage, Utah is 18th in the league at 46%. From beyond the arc, they are 13th in made three-pointers (13 per game) but are just 20th in three-point shooting percentage (35%).

Overall, the Jazz have outscored the NBA scoring average in 58.9% of their games. In terms of pace, Utah is 8th in the league at 99.8 possessions per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Jazz are 11th in attempts (22.7 per game) and 5th in made free throws (18.8 per game). In terms of assists, they are 10th in the league at 27.8 per game.

The Jazz’s defense is presently ranked 28th in the league, allowing an average of 120.8 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Jazz defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.9% while allowing 39.6% from downtown.

Jazz vs. Rockets Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Jalen Green and his points prop of 28.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -119 while the under is at -115. For his matchup against the Jazz, we recommend taking the under on Jalen Green and his prop bet of 28.5 points. According to our player projection model, he is expected to fall short of his prop, with a projection of 24.

  • The Prop: Jalen Green Under 28.5 Points (-115)

Jazz vs. Rockets Predictions

For a point-spread wager in this Rockets vs. Jazz game, we suggest taking the Jazz at +7. Even though our predictions have the Rockets winning 109-108, we see the Jazz as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 229.5 and our model has the Rockets and Jazz finishing with a combined 217 points. Our pick is to take the under.

The Pick: Jazz +7 | at Fanduel Sportsbook