Posted February 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Utah Jazz are much better at home than on the road, but visiting the Portland Trail Blazers may help them pick up a victory away from Salt Lake City. The Jazz make a brief stop as a visitor as they try to sweep this home-and-home set with the Trail Blazers and run their series winning streak to six games Saturday night. Utah (26-21) averages 100.5 points while going 17-5 at home, but is not as effective on the road, compiling a 9-16 record with 95.8 points per game. Thanks to a home-heavy, 12-game portion of their schedule, the Jazz have built some impressive momentum. They're 6-2 over the first stretch, dropping their lone road game. After visiting the Trail Blazers, Utah opens a three-game homestand against Sacramento on Monday. The Jazz's success at home continued Friday, when they beat the Blazers 86-77 while holding them to 36.7 percent from the field. However, the venue hasn't made much of a difference against Portland (23-23). The Jazz have won 10 of the...
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