San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz Free NBA Basketball Picks February 23, 2015


The defending NBA champions have stumbled in 2010 as a result of number of injuries to key players in their roster. From owning the NBA’s best record in the 2013-2014 season, the Spurs now sit at just seventh in a packed Western Conference. Spurs can’t afford another NBA Basketball Picks loss on the way once they take on the Utah Jazz tonight.

Parker NBA Basketball PicksThe San Antonio Spurs opened the 2nd 50% of the season with back-to-back road losses to the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers. San Antonio has struggled with consistency on the way going 14-14 (13-15 ATS) while scoring on average 97.6 points in comparison to 104.3 at home.

Area of the Spurs’ struggles might be attributed for some of the key pieces still searching for their groove. Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter and Patty Mills have not found their rhythm after missing time due to injuries earlier in the season.

Parker had a season-low two points against Golden State on Friday. Leonard, Splitter and Mills have averaged less than 10 points on the Spurs’last five games. Still, the Spurs showed they don’t need certainly to score plenty of points to win against Utah. In general, San Antonio shot just 39 percent from the field while they routed the Jazz 89-69 on January 18.

San Antonio can stop their road skid at Utah if they could make the most of the inexperienced Rudy Gobert. Tim Duncan must be more than a handful for the Jazz center. He’s averaged 20.3 points and 14 rebounds in his last four games at Utah.

Duncan is merely three days taken off scoring 30 points and grabbing 11 boards from the Clippers on Thursday. He should have the ability to stay hot as Utah ranks 23rd in the league in shooting defense (45.6 percent) this season.

The full total went under in five of the Spurs’last seven games at Utah.

Can the Spurs recover from a tough patch? Develop a betting account now and put your pick to the test. Free NBA Basketball Picks The Spurs rediscover their form and blow out the Jazz. Take San Antonio to cover the point spread on Monday.


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