Utah Jazz at New Orleans Hornets: Jazz Small Favorite in Rematch Against Hornets

December 17th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The New Orleans Hornets will look to snap a four game losing streak against the Utah Jazz when the two teams meet up at New Orleans Arena tonight. The Jazz came away with an easy 105-87 win over the Hornets at home back on Nov. 24. Utah comes into the game tonight off a 108-95 win over the Golden State Warriors, but have alternated a win with a loss over the last seven games. New Orleans snapped a three game losing streak with a 94-91 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. However, the Hornets are just 4-9 since starting the season 11-1.

Looking at the NBA spreads for tonight's games, the oddsmakers seem to think these two teams are pretty evenly matched, as the Jazz come in just 1.5-point favorites over the Hornets.

While all the buzz around the NBA is about Amare Stoudemire and his nine straight games of 30 or more points, Deron Williams has quietly scored 30 or more in three straight games. Williams who was taken just one spot ahead of Hornets point guard Chris Paul, has made a living of tormenting New Orleans in his NBA career. Williams is 12-3 against the Hornets and is coming off a 26 point, 11 assists and five steals performance a ...

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