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The semi-finals of the Western Conference between the Jazz and the Clippers has been very exciting so far and we will see a minimum of six games after the Clippers tied the series. So, we have prepared a preview of the game, along with some Jazz vs Clippers predictions and picks.
Our Top Jazz vs Clippers Predictions and Picks
After the Jazz have taken the 2-0 lead, the Clippers managed to tie the series with two wins in LA. Now it is time for crucial Game 5, so let’s take a closer look at the betting lines, odds, and some of our favorite Jazz vs Clippers predictions and tips.
- Moneyline: Jazz to Win @ -139 – BetRivers
- Donovan Mitchel Total Points: Over 32.5 @ -115 – FanDuel
- Kawhi Leonard Total Points: Over 29.5 @ -105 – BetMGM
Odds and lines can change without a warning and at any time. Make sure to check the odds with the bookie before you place your bet.
Jazz to Win on Moneyline
So far, both teams have been good at home and managed to win two games each. So, we expect this trend to continue in Game 5, especially since the Jazz are playing in front of a very engaging crowd. In any case, the Jazz need to get a win here to ensure that they will have a chance to play Game 7 at home once again, if they fail to win in Los Angeles. If Mike Conley Jr. can play, which is a big if, then the Jazz would get a big boost for this duel.
Donovan Mitchel Over 32.5 Total Points
The young guard has been spectacular in these playoffs with an average of 32.9 points per game. But Mitchell has been even better in the series against the Clippers so far since he averages 37.3 points per game across the first four meetings. One of the reasons lies in the fact that the Jazz have been without Conley in those four games, but it also looks like Mitchell has gone into form after being out for some time due to an injury. In any case, one of our top Jazz vs Clippers predictions is for Mitchell to score 33 or more points in Game 5.
Kawhi Leonard Over 29.5 Total Points
It seems that the Clippers have finally found their stride in these playoffs after a shocking start to the series against the Mavs. Even though they lost the first to games against the Jazz as well, the team looked much better and one of their leaders in these playoffs is Kawhi Leonard. The forward averaged 30.4 points per game so far in the playoffs. While he is averaging a bit less in the series against the Jazz (27.3PPG), we expect him to score at least 30 points in the next game.
Jazz vs Clippers Game 5 preview – Can the guests get one win in the series?
So far, we’ve seen the home team win every one of the first four games of Jazz vs Clippers. Can we see something different in Game 5? Let’s check out the teams in more detail to try and get the answer to that question.
It’s obvious that the Jazz are playing much better at home, so it’s good for them that they are the highest seed in the league and that they’ll have the home-court advantage in Game 7, if it’s necessary. The team from Salt Lake won the first two games at home, but the Clippers were better in the next two games in Los Angeles. The Jazz have played the first four games without Mike Conley Jr. and the experienced playmaker is under question for Game 5 as well.
Los Angeles Clippers
After the first two games, the Clippers were down 2-0 and given the fact that they’ve lost three times at home in the first round against Dallas Mavericks, many people expected the Jazz to get at least one win in Los Angeles. However, the Clippers were pretty convincing in both of their home games against the Jazz, so they will now once again had to Utah for Game 5. As you probably now by know, Serge Ibaka is out for the season and he won’t be playing in any playoff games.
Jazz vs Clippers – FAQ
When Is Game 5 of Jazz vs Clippers Scheduled For?
Game 5 of the Jazz vs Clippers semi-finals is scheduled for Wednesday, June 16th and it will begin at 10 pm ET.
Who Won the Last Game In the Series?
The Clippers have won Game 4 of the Jazz vs Clippers matchup, 118-104.
Which Player Is the Top Scorer In the Series?
Donovan Mitchel is the best scorer in the first four games of the Jazz vs Clippers duel, with 37.3 points per game.