Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz Matchup 3/12/2024

The Boston Celtics (50-14) are favored, by 6.5 points, versus the Utah Jazz (28-36) on March 12, 2024 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Celtics have won two in a row, and are 8-2 in their past 10 games, while the Jazz have lost two straight, and have gone 2-8 in their past 10. The over/under is set at 235 for the matchup.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Boston Celtics Celtics
85
-6.5 (-105)
-6 (-118)
235 pts
230.5 pts
-250
-258
line-movement
Utah Jazz Jazz
86
+6.5 (-115)
+6 (-102)
+205
+210

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
30-35-0 16-16-0 14-19-0
34-29-1 16-14-1 18-15-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 2-2-1 2-1-1 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
220.5 to 225 8-6-0 3-0-0 5-6-0 2-7-0 1-2-0 1-5-0
225.5 to 229 8-5-2 6-3-0 2-2-2 5-5-1 3-0-0 2-5-1
229.5 to 235 7-6-0 3-4-0 4-2-0 7-5-0 4-2-0 3-3-0
235.5 to 240 6-4-0 4-3-0 2-1-0 7-7-0 4-1-0 3-6-0
240.5 and over 3-5-0 0-2-0 3-3-0 10-7-0 7-6-0 3-1-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
34-28-3 18-13-1 16-15-2
33-31-1 21-11-0 12-20-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 9-7-0 9-7-0 0-0-0 0-5-0 0-0-0 0-5-0
-7 to -10 8-4-1 8-4-1 0-0-0 5-7-1 2-2-0 3-5-1
-3.5 to -6.5 2-2-0 1-2-0 1-0-0 6-7-0 2-2-0 4-5-0
-0.5 to -3 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 7-3-0 5-0-0 2-3-0
0 to 3 2-3-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 5-6-0 4-5-0 1-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 7-5-0 0-0-0 7-5-0 7-2-0 7-1-0 0-1-0
+7 to +10 4-4-2 0-0-0 4-4-2 3-1-0 1-1-0 2-0-0
+10.5 or more 2-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 21-11 65.6% 50 118.1
Favorite 49-13 79% 54 120.7
After Losses 12-1 92.3% 65.4 123.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 19-12 61.3% 67.7 123.2
Underdog 15-31 32.6% 46.7 114.5
After Losses 13-15 46.4% 53.6 115.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
107.5 26.1 26.9 27.8 26.7
115.8 29.5 29.5 29.3 27.5
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.2 27.3 27.9 28.7 26.3
102.9 25.6 26.4 26.8 24.1
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
117 30.2 29.6 28.6 28.6
111.4 28.2 28.9 28.5 25.8
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
108.8 26.9 26.4 28.2 27.3
110.8 27.7 28.4 27.7 27

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 BOS 104 @ CLE 105 +8.5 217 42.4% 12 14 39.5% 13 43.3% 11 8 47.6% 8
2/28/24 BOS 117 vs PHI 99 -11.5 231.5 52.7% 37 9 22.7% 14 39.4% 12 8 33.3% 9
2/14/24 BOS 118 @ BKN 110 +8 226.5 51.8% 23 7 40.5% 13 49.4% 26 7 45.5% 12
2/11/24 BOS 110 @ MIA 106 +8 225 50.6% 17 6 41% 9 41.2% 15 14 30% 7
2/8/24 BOS 125 vs ATL 117 -12 244 52.7% 11 6 34.7% 14 42.2% 20 13 31.7% 9

Utah Jazz Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/28/24 UTA 97 @ ATL 124 -2 238.5 37.2% 19 12 28.9% 17 49.5% 23 15 37.5% 17
2/16/24 UTA 137 vs GS 140 +2.5 242 46.2% 32 17 44.9% 16 53.3% 28 13 47.6% 13
2/9/24 UTA 115 @ PHO 129 -5 239 43.6% 31 19 34.3% 15 59.1% 16 5 48.3% 12
2/5/24 UTA 123 vs MIL 108 -2.5 249.5 48.3% 24 12 38.6% 16 46.4% 25 7 36.6% 11
2/2/24 UTA 124 vs PHI 127 -4.5 241.5 51.7% 25 10 33.3% 9 50% 21 10 43.8% 4

Celtics vs. Jazz Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS
  • Favorite: Celtics (-6.5)
  • Total: 235

Celtics vs. Jazz Matchup Statistics

  • The Celtics score 120.8 points per game, only 0.1 more points than the 120.7 the Jazz allow.
  • The Celtics are outscoring opponents by 11.1 points per game with a +710 scoring differential overall. They put up 120.8 points per game (third in the NBA) and give up 109.7 per outing (fourth in the league).
  • The Jazz put up 117.7 points per game (ninth in league) while allowing 120.7 per outing (26th in NBA). They have a -191 scoring differential and have been outscored by three points per game.
  • Boston is averaging 123.4 points per game this season at home, which is 5.3 more points than it is averaging in away games (118.1).
  • At home, Utah averages 123.2 points per game. On the road, it scores 112.6.
  • The Celtics have been racking up 122.7 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that's slightly higher than the 120.8 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 campaign.
  • The Jazz have played better offensively over their previous 10 games, tallying 118.3 points per contest, 0.6 more than their season average of 117.7.

Celtics vs. Jazz Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Jazz (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/5/2024 Celtics -14 241 -1100 +700 126-97 BOS
3/31/2023 Celtics -13 233 -850 +600 122-114 BOS
3/18/2023 Celtics -4.5 233 -195 +165 118-117 UTA

Celtics Leaders

  • Jayson Tatum is averaging 26.9 points, 4.9 assists and 8.4 rebounds.
  • Jaylen Brown's numbers on the season are 22.9 points, 5.6 boards and 3.7 assists per contest, shooting 50% from the field and 34.9% from downtown, with an average of 2 made treys.
  • Derrick White is averaging 15 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 1.3 blocked shots.
  • Al Horford is averaging 7.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists.
  • Payton Pritchard averages 8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists, shooting 44.4% from the field and 38% from downtown, with 1.7 made 3-pointers per contest.

Jazz Leaders

  • Per game, Collin Sexton gets the Jazz 18.2 points, 2.5 boards and 4.7 assists. He also averages 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocks.
  • The Jazz get 14.6 points per game from John Collins, plus 8.6 boards and 1.2 assists.
  • Jordan Clarkson averages 17.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5 assists. He is sinking 41.3% of his shots from the floor and 29.7% from 3-point range, with 1.7 treys per contest.
  • Per game, Walker Kessler provides the Jazz 8.4 points, 7.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists, plus 0.5 steals and 2.7 blocks (second in NBA).
  • Keyonte George averages 12.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists. He is draining 39.9% of his shots from the field and 36% from beyond the arc, with 2 triples per game.

Celtics vs. Jazz Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee), Jrue Holiday: Out (Knee), Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Hamstring), Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk: Out (Personal)
  • Jazz Injuries: Taylor Hendricks: Out (Toe), Otto Porter Jr.: Out (Not With Team), Kevin Knox: Out (Trade Pending), Lauri Markkanen: Out (Quadricep)