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NBA Picks: Golden State Warriors vs. Utah Jazz

Jeff GrantContributor IFebruary 19, 2013

NBA Picks: Golden State Warriors vs. Utah Jazz

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    The Golden State Warriors have lost five games in a row by an average of 18.4 points, which can't be ignored when making your NBA against-the-spread picks Tuesday night, as they prepare to take on the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.

    Sports bettors will find that the Warriors are 3.5-point road underdogs in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 203 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this Western Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering a prediction along the way.

Golden State Warriors

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    The Golden State Warriors are 14-15 on the road this season, including a 6-12 mark versus Western Conference opponents.

    Sports bettors will find that the Warriors are 4-1 against the spread when playing on three or more days rest during the 2012-13 NBA campaign.

Utah Jazz

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    The Utah Jazz have won back-to-back games, including a 97-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves as two-point road underdogs last time out.

    Sports bettors will find that the Jazz are 4-12 in their last 16 games when playing on three or more days rest.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Golden State Warriors as one of their sports betting picks Tuesday night, as the underdog has covered the number in five of the last six meetings in this series.

    NBA Pick: Golden State Warriors +3.5 

     

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