Philadelphia hosts Utah in cross-conference contest

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Saturday, January 6, 2024

Utah Jazz (16-20, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (23-11, third in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST

: 76ers -12.5; over/under is 237.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Utah Jazz take on the Philadelphia 76ers in a non-conference matchup.

The 76ers have gone 13-5 in home games. Philadelphia scores 119.8 points while outscoring opponents by 8.8 points per game.

The Jazz are 5-15 in road games. Utah leads the Western Conference with 13.1 offensive rebounds per game led by Walker Kessler averaging 2.8.

The 76ers score 119.8 points per game, 0.8 more points than the 119.0 the Jazz give up. The Jazz average 114.4 points per game, 3.4 more than the 111.0 the 76ers give up to opponents.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyrese Maxey is shooting 45.8% and averaging 26.0 points for the 76ers. Joel Embiid is averaging 22.5 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Lauri Markkanen is scoring 23.3 points per game with 8.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists for the Jazz. Collin Sexton is averaging 19.6 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 45.3% over the last 10 games for Utah.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 6-4, averaging 113.7 points, 39.4 rebounds, 24.0 assists, 9.3 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.2 points per game.

Jazz: 7-3, averaging 121.6 points, 46.5 rebounds, 29.3 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.5 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Robert Covington: out (knee), Furkan Korkmaz: out (illness), De'Anthony Melton: out (back).

Jazz: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.