At 9:00 ET tonight, the Thunder (-151) will travel to Salt Lake City to take on the Jazz (+124). Oklahoma City is currently on a three-game win streak and sits in first place in the Western Conference. Utah, on the other hand, is 10th in the West and has a record of 25-26. The over/under line for this game is set at 241.5.

This division matchup can be seen on KJZZ and will take place at the Delta Center.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER VS UTAH JAZZ BETTING PICK

The Pick: Utah Jazz +3

This game will be played at Delta Center at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE UTAH JAZZ:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-115 in favor of the Thunder.
  • Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 11 threes.

Can The Thunder Secure a Road Victory?

The Thunder are currently on a three-game winning streak and have a record of 35-15, which is the best in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 14-4 compared to 21-11 against Western Conference opponents.

Oklahoma City’s ATS record for the season is 32-18, and they are 15-9 ATS on the road. Today, they are favored by 3 points and have a record of 26-8 as the favorite.

Oklahoma City’s O/U record for the season is 27-23, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 233.6 points, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 241.5.

In their last game, the Thunder beat the Raptors by a score of 135-127. The O/U line for that game was 237.5, and OKC was favored by 8.5 points.

This season, the Thunder have been one of the most efficient offenses in the league, ranking 4th in points per game at 120.8. When playing on the road, they are averaging 118.7 points per game.

Oklahoma City’s offense has been particularly strong from two-point range, making 57% of their attempts (3rd). They are also one of the top teams in three-point shooting, hitting 38% of their looks (3rd).

So far, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 68% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 11th in the league at 99.5 possessions per game.

So far, the Thunder’s defense is ranked 12th in the league at 112.8 points per contest. In their previous game, the Thunder’s defense struggled against the Raptors, giving up 127 points on a field goal percentage of 47%.

Taking a Look at the Jazz Chances at Home

As the underdog, the Jazz have gone 14-23 this season and are 4-point underdogs in today’s game. In their last four games as the underdog, they have gone 0-4 straight up.

Utah’s ATS record as the underdog is 20-17, and their average scoring differential as the underdog is -6 points per game. On the road, their ATS record is 13-15 compared to 17-6 at home.

In their last game, the Jazz defeated the Bucks by a score of 123-108. They were favored by 2 points going into the game and covered the spread by 15 points. The O/U line for the game was 248.5.

This season, the Jazz have an O/U record of 28-22-1, and 40 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 241.5. On average, their games have finished with 237.5 points.

Utah’s win over Milwaukee improved their overall record to 25-26, which is currently 10th in the Western Conference. Against teams in the West, they are 12-18 and 4-6 against division opponents.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Jazz are the 11th highest-scoring team in the NBA at 117.7 points per game. However, they have been much better at home, averaging 123.9 points per game compared to 112.7 on the road.

Utah has been an above-average three-point shooting team, hitting 35% of their attempts (12th). Overall, the Jazz are shooting 47% from the field (19th).

When it comes to pace, the Jazz are 9th in the league at 100.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, Utah is 6th in the NBA with 28.4 per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Jazz’s defense is giving up an average of 119.7 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Jazz’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.7% and allowing 38.0% from beyond the arc.