Washington visits Utah after Mitchell's 42-point outing

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Washington Wizards (19-33, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (40-13, first in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Utah hosts the Washington Wizards after Donovan Mitchell scored 42 points in the Jazz's 128-112 victory over the Kings.

The Jazz have gone 24-2 at home. Utah is 31-6 when outrebounding opponents and averages 48.4 rebounds per game.

The Wizards have gone 9-17 away from home. Washington ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 24.9 assists per game led by Russell Westbrook averaging 10.8.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Wizards won the last meeting 131-122 on March 18. Bradley Beal scored 43 points to help lead Washington to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mitchell is averaging 26.3 points and 5.3 assists for the Jazz. Rudy Gobert is averaging 15.1 points and 13.5 rebounds while shooting 77.0% over the last 10 games for Utah.

Westbrook has shot 43.5% and is averaging 21.6 points for the Wizards. Robin Lopez is shooting 66.9% and averaging 11.6 points over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 8-2, averaging 118.4 points, 50 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.6 points on 42.9% shooting.

Wizards: 4-6, averaging 107 points, 47.1 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 5.7 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.5 points on 45.4% shooting.

INJURIES: Jazz: Udoka Azubuike: out (ankle), Jordan Clarkson: out (ankle).

Wizards: Davis Bertans: out (rest), Thomas Bryant: out for season (left knee), Bradley Beal: out (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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