8 p.m. at Utah • Vivint Home Smart Arena • FSN, WCCO-AM 830
Preview: The Northwest Division-leading Jazz had won three consecutive games and seven of 10 games before losing to Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. That 109-106 loss finished a three-game trip that started with victories at Milwaukee and Washington. The Wolves flew to Salt Lake City on Tuesday after Monday night’s 102-88 victory at Sacramento and had the night off while the Jazz played one time zone away. … The visitors have won nine of the past 13 games in this series. The Jazz has won the past five games between the teams and are 2-0 this season at Target Center this season. It won 112-103 in November and 94-92 in January after the Jazz scored the game’s final 11 points. … The Wolves have held opponents to fewer than 90 points three times in the past six games. They’ve won all three and are 4-2 in their past six.
Players to Watch: The Jazz is 22-6 when Gordon Hayward and George Hill both have played, and they’ve combined to score 39.9 points in those games. … Jazz center Rudy Gobert has a blocked shot in his past 29 games, the longest streak in the league this season. He is the first Jazz player since Mark Eaton in 1988-89 when he two streaks of 24 games or more in the same season.
Injuries: Wolves G Zach LaVine (ACL surgery) and F Adreian Payne (thrombocytopenia) are out. The Jazz reported no injuries before Tuesday’s game.