Jazz to host the Nuggets on Tuesday
Denver Nuggets (2-1, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (2-0, first in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Jazz -7.5; over/under is 219
BOTTOM LINE: The Utah Jazz host the Denver Nuggets.
Utah finished 7-5 in Northwest Division play and 31-5 at home a season ago. The Jazz shot 46.8% from the field and 38.9% from 3-point range last season.
Denver went 47-25 overall and 26-16 in Western Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The Nuggets averaged 115.1 points per game last season, 49.7 in the paint, 18 off of turnovers and 12.4 on fast breaks.
INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gay: out (right heel).
Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar: out (left hip), Jamal Murray: out (knee).