Utah and New Orleans square off for conference matchup

New Orleans Pelicans (6-9, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (10-5, sixth in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST

New Orleans visits Utah for a Western Conference matchup.

Utah went 50-32 overall and 30-22 in Western Conference games during the 2018-19 season. The Jazz allowed opponents to score 106.5 points per game and shoot 45.2% from the field last season.

New Orleans finished 33-49 overall and 23-29 in Western Conference play in the 2018-19 season. The Pelicans averaged 115.4 points per game last season, 58.2 in the paint, 16.1 off of turnovers and 14.8 on fast breaks.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

Jazz Injuries: Ed Davis: out (leg).

Pelicans Injuries: Jahlil Okafor: day to day (left ankle), Zion Williamson: out (right knee), Darius Miller: out (achilles), Derrick Favors: out (lower back spasms), Josh Hart: day to day (knee/ankle).