Darius Garland
Darius Garland will have to work in hand with Donovan Mitchell anew when they visit the Utah Jazz on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Getty Images/Cassy Athena


  • The Cleveland Cavaliers are favored to win against the Utah Jazz
  • The Cavs look to ignite a new winning streak
  • The Jazz are hoping to bounce back from two-straight losses

The Utah Jazz will play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, January 10 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, hoping to get back on the winning track.

The Jazz and Cavaliers are coming off contrasting last games on Sunday, January 8.

Utah dropped a 98-112 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, while Cleveland is coming off a big win over the undermanned Phoenix Suns, 123-118.

Against the Grizzlies, Utah lost despite the absence of Ja Morant. Lauri Markkanen led the way for the Jazz with 21 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists.

Kelly Olynyk backed him up with 19 points eight rebounds and five assists.

Listed as out against the Cavaliers are Collin Sexton, Talen Horton-Tucker and Kelly Olynyk.

Utah is averaging 117.6 points per game, shooting 47.3% from the field and 36.4% from the three-point region.

Plus, they are norming 43.5 rebounds per contest.

On the defensive side, the Jazz is giving up 116.9 points per outing and allowing the opposition to shoot 48.4% from the field.

In addition, they are also giving up 43.7 rebounds per contest and boast of an offensive rating of 92, second in the league as of this writing.

The Cavaliers are hoping to string up consecutive wins anew after seeing their three-game winning run snapped by the Denver Nuggets last Friday, January 6.

Cleveland appears to be on track following their win over the undermanned Suns.

Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland held up the fort with 22 points apiece.

Jarrett Allen also had a solid game, finishing with a double-double performance of 13 points and 12 caroms.

The Cavaliers are averaging 111.5 points per game and are shooting 48.2% from the field and 36.5% from beyond the arc.

Cleveland is likewise averaging 42.7 rebounds per contest.

Furthermore, Cleveland is holding down opponents to 110.6 points per game and 46.2% field goal shooting.

However, they giving up 40.2 rebounds and have a defensive rating of 68, last in the league.

The visiting Cavs are -3.5 spread favorites to prevail over the Jazz, who are at +3.5.

The Moneyline for this showdown is -160 for Cleveland and +138 for Utah.

The matchup will be beamed on SportsNet RM and BSOH at 7:40 PM ET with live streaming available via fuboTV.

Jordan Clarkson #00 of the Utah Jazz
Jordan Clarkson will need to step up if Utah is to turn the tables on the Cavs on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Getty Images | Ashley Landis - Pool