The NBA Playoffs are on the schedule as the Utah Jazz will clash with the Denver Nuggets. This series is a win or go home situation in the Western Conference playoffs down in the Sunshine State. The sixth-seeded Utah Jazzis the “road” team in the bubble as they take on the third-seeded Denver Nuggets Tuesday evening with a chance to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
Utah Jazz Form
The Jazz will look to close things out and advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third time in the last four seasons. They did not have a good start in this series but managed to turn the tide. Now they have a great chance to progress to the next round.
Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 51 points, four rebounds and seven assists in the last victory against the Nuggets.
On the offensive side of the game, the Jazz score an average of 125.5 points per game. And that is the 2nd offensive record this season. Also, they have an average of 43.8 boards per game combined with 22.8 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the hardwood, the Jazz concede an average of 113.5 points per game. And that record is enough for the 9th spot in the NBA in scoring defence.
Denver Nuggets Form
Denver started the series on a positive note but three straight losses have them on the ropes. They must win this game if they want to stay in the series. However, that will be hard as their offensive game was not good enough in the last three games. On a positive note, Jamal Murray scored up 50 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in the loss to lead the Nuggets.
On the offensive side of the game, the Nuggets score an average of 113.5 points per game. And that is the 8th offensive record this season. Also, they have an average of 41.8 boards per game combined with 22.5 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the hardwood, they concede an average of 125.5 points per game. And that record is enough for the 15th spot in the NBA in scoring defence.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets on 08/25/2020 is: take the Utah Jazz (Moneyline)
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