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Clippers vs Jazz Game 1 Preview and Prediction – 2021 NBA Playoffs

The Utah Jazz host the Los Angeles Clippers in this Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals on Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Los Angeles Clippers vs Utah Jazz  Game 1 Free NBA Picks and Predictions on this matchup tipping off at 10:00pm et at Vivint Arena.

The Draftkings NBA Odds currently have the Jazz listed as a -4 favorite with the over/under at 220.5 points. The NBA betting public has 63% of their money behind Utah as the home favorite.

These teams faced each other three times this 2021 NBA Season and the Jazz got wins in 2 of those 3 matchups, but in one of those Clippers loses Paul George and Kawhi Leonard weren’t on the floor, so you can scratch that as a pretty much even matchup. Oddsmakers seem to agree, since Utah is just a slight favorite to win this series outright at the -130 price. In those 3 games, the Jazz shot 46% from the field and 35% on 3-points, while the Clippers shot 44% from the field and 36% from 3-points land.

In this game you can expect that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will combining for around 50 points and they’ll be going up against Donovan Mitchell, who should drop around 28 points, but the key will Mitchell’s role players, who played great in the last series against Memphis with 5 players putting up double digits points.

LA is 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games against Utah and the total has gone under in 13 of the Clippers’ last 19 games.

The Jazz are 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 games and the total has gone over in 6 of Utah’s last 7 games at home.

In this Clippers vs Jazz Game 1, we’re rolling with the Clippers +5 and laying that -130 price. Then get access to our parlay of the day going in the Hawks vs 76ers game by clicking here. You’ll get both the side and total picks for free, a $99 value, so take advantage of the information behind this game and let’s sweep this Tuesday basketball board together.


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