The Denver Nuggets will be getting their 2022-23 NBA season started with a trip to face off with the Utah Jazz. These are two teams heading in different directions as the Nuggets are looking to be one of the last teams standing in the Western Conference and the Jazz are focused on the future.
This likely won’t be the most popular game on NBA League Pass tonight, but we still have all the information you need to prepare for and enjoy the matchup between the Nuggets and Jazz!
How To Watch Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz
Date: October 19th, 2022
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Location: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
TV Channel: Altitude TV, AT&T SportsNet
Radio: Altitude Radio 92.5, KSL NewsRadio (1160 AM/102.7 FM) & The Zone (1280 AM/97.5 FM)
Injury Report For Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz
Denver Nuggets Injury Report: Collin Gillespie – Out (Right Lower Leg Fracture)
Utah Jazz Injury Report: Udoka Azubuike – Out (Right Ankle Surgery)
Expected Starting Lineups For Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz
Denver Nuggets Expected Starting Lineup: G Jamal Murray, G Kenatvious Caldwell-Pope, F Michael Porter Jr., F Aaron Gordon, C Nikola Jokic
Utah Jazz Expected Starting Lineup: G Mike Conley Jr., G Collin Sexton, F Lauri Markkanen, F Jarred Vanderbilt, C Kelly Olynyk
Betting Odds For Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz
Nuggets vs. Jazz Spread: Nuggets -7
Nuggets vs. Jazz Over/Under Total: 225.5 Points
Nuggets vs. Jazz Moneylines: Nuggets -278, Jazz +222
The Nuggets are going to look to get their season off on a high note against the rebuilding Jazz. Back-to-back MVP Nikola Jokic has got plenty of help this season as Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. are both healthy and back in the lineup.
The team’s perimeter defense is also improved with Kentavious-Caldwell-Pope joining the lineup. Utah has some veterans in the lineup still, but this season is all about the youngsters.
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Walker Kessler and Ochai Agbaji will be making their NBA debuts with Utah after being acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers in the Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell blockbusters.
The Jazz actually swept the 2021-22 season series, winning all four games. That will be some added motivation for the Nuggets tonight as Utah starts its new era.