Atlanta Hawk vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Utah Jazz is predicted to win tonight’s Summer League game against the Atlanta Hawks as per the latest prediction.
The Atlanta Hawks are set to play their 1st match of the summer league against Utah Jazz on 9th July at the Cox Pavilion. The Atlanta-based club that didn’t have the best of the 2021 season in the NBA after an early exit in the playoffs is looking to gain some momentum ahead of the next season.
On the other hand, the Jazz who were on fire in the regular season of the NBA faltered under pressure and are searching for a turnaround in the summer league. Even though the Jazz are favored in the odds and predictions, the Hawks are no fewer warriors in putting up a strong fight.
Atlanta Hawk vs Utah Jazz Prediction
|Atlanta Hawk||Utah Jazz||Predicted Winner|
|Smarkets||Odds: 1.95||Odds: 1.77||Utah Jazz|
Atlanta Hawk vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Recent form
The Atlanta Hawks were just about decent in the 2021-22 NBA season as they made it to the post-season games but couldn’t go any further as they didn’t put up a stiff challenge in the first round of the playoffs. They were the second-best team in the Southeast division with 43 wins and 39 losses elucidating that they finished 9th in the Western Conference. But a defeat against Miami Heat in the playoffs cut short their journey.
On the other hand, the Utah Jazz looked in fine touch in the regular season as they clinched the division title in the Northwest division. This helped them occupy the 5th spot in the Eastern Conference with a 59.8% win percentage overall as they barged into the playoffs. In the first round, they faced the fearless Dallas Mavericks in a 7-match series that ended with Jazz suffering a 4-2 defeat after six games.
Hawks vs Jazz Prediction: Head-to-head
Regular season (108 games): Hawks –51 wins, Jazz – 57 wins.
Playoffs played: 0.
Previous meeting: Jazz won 110-98 on 9th November 2021 in a regular-season fixture.
Atlanta Hawk vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Players to watch
Trae Young who has played as the point guard has carried the side single-handedly the entire season averaging 28.4 points and 9.7 assists in this season.
Danillo Gallinari who is the small forward has 4.7 rebounds per game in addition to having a field goal percentage of 43.4.
The Center Clint Capela has done a tidy job with 1.3 blocks and 0.7 turnovers in the previous season. De’Andre Hunter brings power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 76.5% and a field goal percentage of 44.2% in 53 outings.
Mike Conley Jr. who plays as the shooting guard has assisted 5.3 times per game besides 13.7 points and was key for their success.
He has Donovan Mitchell for the company who is supremely fit and averaged 25.9 points in the previous season including 4.2 rebounds.
Rudy Gobert who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 71.3 and a free throw percentage of 69 in 66 games.
Eric Paschall has also been one of the solid finds with the small forward stepping up in crunch situations. He had an efficiency rating of 13.90 in 58 outings.
Atlanta Hawk vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Predicted Winner
Looking at the predictions for this game, it is clear that the Hawks have their noses ahead going into this clash. The Utah Jazz has odds of 17/20 while their opponent’s Jazz has a formidable chance with odds of 21/20 to pull off something special, according to Oddschecker.
On the other hand, Smarkets are also of the same opinion, stating that Hawks are in the driver’s seat with odds of 1.83 with their rivals breathing down their neck as they have odds of 2.00.