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PHX vs UTA Dream11 Team Prediction NBA Projections, Fantasy Basketball Picks for Suns vs Jazz 8 April

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Suns vs Jazz Fantasy NBA: Phoenix Suns will hit the floor after beating the Rockets behind a 36 points outburst by Devin Booker. Meanwhile, the Utah Jazz will come into the game after losing to the Mavericks despite a 28 points performance by Mike Conley. More information regarding PHX vs UTA Dream11 will be given here.

Suns’ season: Phoenix Suns have made a dramatic turnaround since past seasons and have become an elite unit. The main ingredients of the successful recipe have been Chris Paul, who has brought high IQ leadership, and Devin Booker, who is having another sensational scoring season. If we add Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, and Deandre Ayton in the mix, then we have a squad that can compete on both ends of the floor. They are placed 2nd in the NBA standings for NBA Western Conference.

Jazz’s season: Utah Jazz has clicked on both sides of the floor and has become the toughest team to beat this season. They have a defensive stalwart in Rudy Gobert and an offensive phenomenon in Donovan Mitchell, who is surrounded by a cast of shooters and players who can play decent defense consistently. Clarkson and Ingles have brought a lot of substance off the bench and Jazz is a team built to outlast most teams in the Association and will be a handful to deal with in NBA Playoffs.

Host: Phoenix Suns
Visitors: Utah Jazz
Match Timing: 8 April, @ 07:30
Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Streaming: WATCH Suns vs Jazz NBA Live on Sony channels including Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 3 and Sony ESPN in India, and SonyLiv App.

NBA Projections and Analysis:
Phoenix Suns| Utah Jazz
Games: 49| 50
Wins: 35| 38
Defeats: 14 | 12

Suns vs Jazz, NBA News & Possible NBA Lineups

Phoenix Suns team News:
Status out: Abdul Nader has been ruled out for the game.
Status Questionable: Nothing further to report so far.
Phoenix Suns active roster: Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder, Dario Saric, Cameron Payne, Cameron Johnson, Frank Kaminsky, Torrey Craig, E’twuan Moore, Damian Jones, Langston Galloway, Ty-Shon Alexander, Jevon Carter, and Jalen Smith
Utah Jazz team News:
Status Out: Elijah Hughes, Juwan Morgan, and Udoka Azubuike will be out.
Status Questionable: Nothing further to report so far.
Utah Jazz active roster: Donovan Mitchell, Mike Conley, Bojan Bogdanovic, Rudy Gobert, Miye Oni, Joe Ingles, Royce O’ Neale, Jordan Clarkson, Jarrell Brantley, Nigel Williams-Goss Trent Forest, Georges Niang.

PHX vs UTA Dream11 NBA Scores, Fantasy Picks

Devin Booker
PPG: 25.9
APG: 4.6
RPG: 4.1
TPG: 3.2
Projected Fantasy Points: 47
Booker is finally getting the taste of what it is like to be on a winning team. Playing with Chris Paul who has decreased his load and development of Bridges and Ayton has insinuated more confidence in him as winning always does. He is averaging a stunning 31.8 PPG for the last 5 games, crossing the 30 points threshold four times. He is an excellent pick-up as the Super-Player in the Dream11 NBA scenario.

Donovan Mitchell
PPG: 25.4
APG: 5.5
RPG: 4.4
SPG: 1.0
TPG: 2.8
PFP: 48
Mitchell is the offensive leader of the Jazz and his production is one of the main reasons why they are at the peak of the NBA rankings. Mitchell has become a terrific scorer and he can score in multiple ways. Donovan will love to reach the zenith of the NBA by winning the championship this year.

Rudy Gobert
PPG: 14.6
RPG: 13.2
BPG: 2.9
TPG: 1.6
PFP: 44
Gobert is having a season of his life, as he has become an elite rebounder, second-best shot blocker in BPG, and a reliable scorer in the paint. Gobert paints a lucrative picture of an ideal center and he is having a historic season. He has notched a double-double 12 out of the last 14 games.

Chris Paul
PPG: 16.0
APG: 8.8
RPG: 4.7
SPG: 1.5
TPG: 2.3
PFP: 40
CP-3’s presence has transformed the Suns into a Playoffs bound and one of the top-performing teams in the league. His playmaking abilities, defense, scoring, and intangible aspects of the game make him an elite player, and one can see the outcome through the results generated by the Suns. He is averaging 2.2 SPG for the last 5 games, also notching 3 double-doubles in a row during that phase.

PHX vs UTA Dream11 Sleeper Picks

Deandre Ayton:  PPG: 14.8    RPG: 10.8       BPG: 1.1      TPG: 1.6       PFP: 34
Ayton brings terrific rebounding and decent scoring for the Suns, but his focal points are defending the paint and making it tough for the oppositions to score. He has performed his role well and he is on his way to becoming a serviceable big man in the league.

Jordan Clarkson:  PPG: 17.3   RPG: 4.0    TPG: 1.8    PFP: 27
The guard is well-adept at breaking down defenses with his dribbling, shooting, and driving abilities. He exemplifies the depth Jazz has at the guard position and is instant offense.

Mikal Bridges:  PPG: 13.4    RPG: 4.7     PFP: 23
Bridges is a dynamic forward who is only 24 and has given the Suns depth. The youngster is able to play elite defense and this part of him makes him an interesting player for the future. He is averaging 2 SPG for the last 5 games.

Joe Ingles:  PPG: 11.8   APG: 4.1    RPG: 3.7     TPG: 1.5     PFP: 26
Jae Crowder:  PPG: 10.3   RPG: 4.9    PFP: 20
Bojan Bogdanovic:   PPG: 14.8    RPG: 3.9    PFP: 22
Mike Conley: PPG: 16.6     APG: 5.5      RPG: 3.5     SPG: 1.4     TPG: 1.9     PFP: 35

PHX vs UTA Dream11 Team Prediction

PG: M Conley, J Clarkson
SG: C Johnson, D Booker(SP)
SF: B Bogdanovic
PF: D Saric, J Crowder
C:   R Gobert(PP)

Shubham Singh

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