76ers-Jazz Betting Guide: Will Philly Bounce Back on the Road?
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Betting odds: Philadelphia 76ers at Utah Jazz
- Spread: Jazz -5
- Over/Under: 220
- Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
- TV channel: TNT
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The 22-13 76ers, who are coming off a tough overtime loss to the Celtics on Christmas Day, will travel to Utah to face the 17-18 Jazz.
Will the Sixers bounce back? Or will their against-the-spread woes on the road continue?
Betting Trends to Know
The 76ers lost as 5.5-point underdogs on Christmas Day, while the Jazz easily beat the Blazers, covering as 7-point favorites.
There has been value betting the team that failed to cover as an underdog when it faces an opponent that covered as a favorite the previous game. The optimal spot to bet teams like the 76ers is when they are road dogs in the next game. — John Ewing
Over the past two seasons, the Sixers are 27-33-2 (45%) ATS on the road and 41-23 (64.1%) ATS at home.
When the Sixers have played their previous game on the road in the Eastern time zone then played on the road again in any time zone but the Eastern, they’re 3-8-1 (27.3%) ATS, including going 1-8-1 ATS in their past 10 road games in this spot. — Evan Abrams