Lakers, to get first road win vs Jazz

Lakers, to get first road win vs Jazz

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz meets with Lakers hoping to get their first win on the road. Their match will happen on November 8, 2022, at 11:20 AM (GMT+8), as the Jazz welcome the Lakers. The Lakers disappointed a lot with how they are playing this season despite having superstars in their team. As for the Jazz, they managed to live up to the expectations of them. This will be the second time this conference that these two teams meet, with the Jazz snatching the victory to the Lakers on their last meeting. Coming from that loss, the Lakers are in-need to bounce back, so they will not drop to the standings drastically.

The hosts are sensational before this season, despite losing their number one player. With the way they play this season, they did not disappoint the expectation of their fans. In fact, they are currently at the second seed in the Western Conference, with the Suns above them. As for the Lakers, they are a big disappointment this season as they only won twice in their nine games. Of course, expectations are very high for them as they have Lebron James, Anthony Davis, and Russel Westbrook on their team. In fact, they started this season losing their first five games, putting them at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. As they lost on their last meeting with the Jazz, they are hoping to finally bounce back in this match.

Utah Jazz

NBA: Utah Jazz
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The Jazz had a great start this season, putting them at the second spot in the Western Conference. Currently, they are just 0.5 games away from the top spot, Phoenix Suns, and a win in this match could put them at the top of the standings. At home, this team knows hot to take advantage of their home advantage. They are currently flawless at home with a 4-0 record. On their last match against the Lakers, they had a dominating victory, shooting 50.5% from the field.

Lauri Marrkanen is the one who leads the Jazz with 22.2 points per game. Jordan Clarkson also contributed 17.4 points per game, while Jarred Vanderbilt and Leandro Bolmaro are also contributing for the Jazz.

Los Angeles Lakers

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers

This squad is looking for their first away from home win by bouncing back on their match against the Utah Jazz. On that match against the Jazz, it seems like they are not prepared at all, especially on their defense. They allowed the Jazz to shoot 50.5% from the field, which speaks so much how weak their defense is. However, this result is no longer surprising for a team who lost their first five games this season. They are 0-3 from the road, so they are now hoping to earn a road win in this match.

It was Anthony Davis and Lebron James who are leading the Lakers when it comes to point production. However, these two are battling for their injuries and are probable in this game. Aside from them, Thomas Bryant, Cole Swider, and Dennis Schroder are also out in this match.


Utah Jazz
Total Under: 117.5
Odds: 0.85

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