Utah Jazz vs Portlant Trail Blazers: Jazz Look for Fourth Straight Win

December 27th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Utah Jazz will look for their fourth consecutive victory when they host the Portland Trail Blazers tonight. After being embarrassed at New Orleans 100-71, the Jazz rolled off three straight on the road. Utah is now 21-9 on the season, and hold a half-game lead over the Thunder in the Northwest Division. The Trail Blazers ended a three-game winning streak with a 109-102 loss at Golden State on Christmas. Portland has lost four straight on the road, and have won just two of their last 13 away from home. Checking out the NBA spreads for tonight's games, the oddsmakers have the Jazz listed as eight point favorites over the Trail Blazers at home.

This is the second meeting between these two teams, as the Jazz won 103-94 at Portland back on Nov. 20. C.J. Miles hit seven of 10 from three-point range, and led the Jazz with 25 points off the bench. Al Jefferson had a big game with 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Deron Williams added 12 points and 11 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Trail Blazers with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Andre Miller also had a solid game with 15 points, nine assists, five rebounds, and four steals. Portland however shot just 38% from ...

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