Utah vs. Dallas,
02/10/2020 20:30 EDT,
Score: 123 - 119
Total: -105/+222 Under
The set-up: Utah comes in off a thrilling last second win at Houston just last night (114-113 for the Jazz, staying "under" in that one as well) and I think it'll predictably lack energy here in the second game of the back-to-back scenario. The Jazz like the slow the pace of the game down, coming in averaging 111 PPG and allowing 107.1. Dallas has won three of its last five games. The Mavericks average 116.1 PPG and they allow 110.2. Note though that they'll once again be without the services of leading scorer Luca Doncic, who is out with an ankle injury.
The pick: These are two of the slowest paced teams in the league. Additionally, the Jazz simply don't take a lot of three's, instead looking to control the tempo of the game and run a lot of half-court sets while on offense. I think this number is a little high considering all of the factors listed above.
10* PLAY ON THE UNDER Jazz/Mavericks.