In this high caliber Western battle between two of the six best teams of the conference, the 3rd Oklahoma City Thunder (37-20), are hosting the 6th Utah Jazz (32-25), with both teams coming off single defeats that ended their previous winning streak and both are looking to bounce back in this game tonight.

Date/Time: 02-22-2019, 21:30 EDT

Spread: Oklahoma City Thunder -4

Total: +226.5

Oklahoma City Thunder have a 37-20 record (33-24 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the third place of the West. In their last game they saw a four-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against the Pelicans with a 122-131 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Paul George with 28.7 ppg, adding 8 boards and 4.1 dimes per game. He is followed by Russell Westbrook with 21.7 ppg, adding team highs both in boards grabbed with 11.2 and in dimes made with 11.2 per game.

Utah Jazz have a 32-25 record (29-26-2 against the spread) so far this season and are currently tied with the Spurs in the 6th place of the West. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against the Warriors with a 108-115 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Donovan Mitchell with 22.4 ppg, adding 3.9 boards and 4 dimes per game. He is followed by Rudy Gobert with 15.2 ppg and a team high 12.9 boards per game.

Thunder have won both previous meetings against the Jazz earlier this season (at home by 9 points and on the road by one). Thunder have a 20-7 home record, while the Jazz are 14-14 on the road. Thunder are better offensively, scoring 115.4 ppg to Jazz’s 109.2, while Jazz are better defensively, allowing 105.9 ppg to Thunder’s 110.2. Both teams have almost identical field goal percentage (46.2% to 46.1%), while Thunder have a better 3-point percentage (35.2% to 34.6%). Thunder are better both in boards grabbed (47.9 to 45.3) and in turnovers committed (13.8 to 14.8), while Jazz are better in dimes made (25 to 23.4). Thunder are the absolute favorite at home and Vegas odds give them a -4 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the win tonight.

Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction: Oklahoma City Thunder -4 (-111)


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Nikos Lagouretos

    My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use. I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.

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