Jazz vs Thunder Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, February 23, 2023

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The Utah Jazz (29-31) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (28-29) on February 23, 2023 at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where the Jazz are 1.5-point favorites in a contest featuring two of the highest-scoring teams in the league. The Jazz are fifth (117.6 ppg), and the Thunder are third (117.9). The matchup has a 239.5 point total.

How to bet Jazz vs. Thunder

Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Jazz as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -119 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at -101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 239.5 points.

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Jazz vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, February 23, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SN-RM
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena

Jazz vs. Thunder Betting Trends

The Jazz are 33-27-0 against the spread this season. Utah has been the favorite in 29 games this season and has come away with the win 14 times (48.3%) in those contests. The Jazz have eclipsed the over/under in 59.6% of their opportunities this year (34 times over 57 games with a set point total).

The Thunder have played 57 games, with 36 wins against the spread. Oklahoma City has won 48.7% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (19-20). Thunder games this year have gone over the point total 31 times in 57 opportunities (54.4%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Jazz

Jazz Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Lauri Markkanen 54 24.9 8.6 1.8 0.6 0.6 3
Jordan Clarkson 58 21 4.1 4.2 0.5 0.2 2.6
Kelly Olynyk 48 12.1 5.3 3.3 1 0.6 1.5
Walker Kessler 57 8.2 7.7 0.8 0.4 2.1 0
Talen Horton-Tucker 46 7.7 2.5 2.9 0.6 0.4 0.7

Thunder

Thunder Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 53 30.8 4.7 5.7 1.6 1.1 0.9
Josh Giddey 52 16.3 7.8 5.9 0.8 0.5 0.9
Luguentz Dort 50 14 4.1 2.2 1 0.3 1.9
Jalen Williams 53 12.2 4.1 2.9 1.2 0.5 0.9
Isaiah Joe 47 8.7 2.3 1.1 0.6 0.1 2.2
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Jazz vs. Thunder Injury Report

Thunder: Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Leg)

What you need to know about the Utah Jazz

Utah sports a top-five offense this season, ranking fifth-best in the league with 117.6 points per game. At the other end of the court, it ranks 23rd with 117.2 points allowed per contest. The Jazz average 119.2 points per game when playing at home, compared to 116 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.2 points per contest. The Jazz have scored 117.6 points per game over their last 10 contests, the same amount they’ve racked up on average this season.

Utah has a 36.2% three-point percentage this season (13th-ranked in NBA), but it has really provided a lift by sinking 14.1 threes per contest (fifth-best). The Jazz have taken 56.4% two-pointers and 43.6% from beyond the arc this season. Of the team’s buckets, 66.7% are two-pointers and 33.3% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder

Offensively, Oklahoma City is the third-best team in the league (117.9 points per game). On defense, it is 20th (116.2 points conceded per game). In 2022-23 the Thunder are scoring 4.9 more points per game at home (120.3) than on the road (115.4). Over their previous 10 games, the Thunder are putting up 124.1 points per contest, 6.2 more than their season average (117.9).

Oklahoma City makes 12.2 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.4% from beyond the arc, ranking 13th and 10th, respectively, in the NBA. In 2022-23, the Thunder have taken 36.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.9% of the Thunder’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.1% have been 2-pointers.

Jazz vs. Thunder Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

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