Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz 4/6/2022 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz 4/6/2022 – The Utah Jazz are coming off a convincing victory and hope to sweep their remaining games to get up in the standings before the playoffs begin. This team will take on the lottery-bound Oklahoma City Thunder this Wednesday, April 6 at the Vivint Arena located in Salt Lake City, Utah. ATTSN-RM will be putting the game live on television at 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time while the online live stream can be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. According to NBA betting lines, the Utah Jazz will blow away the Oklahoma City Thunder in this NBA Western Conference matchup.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz 4/6/2022
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz 4/6/2022 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder are nearly at the bottom of the NBA Western Conference standings and they are just above the Houston Rockets by 4.5 games with their record at 20-60. Losing is much better for the Thunder right now to solidify their lottery odds but they have won their past two games. Josh Giddey has been a wonderful pickup for the Thunder and they hope to pair him up with another big man from the top three picks in the upcoming NBA draft. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander continues to be the team’s best scoring option along with Darius Bazley and Lou Dort.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.7 MIN 24.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4.3 DR 5 REB 5.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 2.8 TO 2.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 21.00 PER
L. Dort SF 51 GP 51 GS 32.6 MIN 17.2 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.2 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.9 PF 1 AST/TO 12.33 PER
J. Giddey SG 54 GP 54 GS 31.5 MIN 12.5 PTS 1.8 OR 6 DR 7.8 REB 6.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 1.6 PF 2 AST/TO 13.36 PER.
Utah Jazz Betting
The Utah Jazz‘s late slip-up cost them to go down to 5th place in the NBA Western Conference standings. They are now two games below the Dallas Mavericks and will look to avoid going down even further with the Denver Nuggets below them by just half a game. The Jazz have a healthy core of players ready to go for a good push before the season ends. Shooter Bojan Bogdanovic is back on the roster and this team wishes to win all of their games before the season ends. Jordan Clarkson and Donovan Mitchell have been a great source of offense for the team in the past matches.
Players to Watch: D. Mitchell SG 65 GP 65 GS 33.7 MIN 26.1 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4.1 REB 5.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.14 PER
B. Bogdanovic SF 66 GP 66 GS 30.8 MIN 18 PTS 0.8 OR 3.4 DR 4.2 REB 1.8 AST 0.4 STL 0 BLK 1.7 TO 1.6 PF 1 AST/TO 15.72 PER
J. Clarkson PG 75 GP 1 GS 27.1 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.8 OR 2.5 DR 3.4 REB 2.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 1.4 AST/TO 14.87 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz 4/6/2022 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
Utah are 0-7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Derrick Favors PF Back is out for season
Udoka Azubuike C Ankle is out for season
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz Betting Picks
The Utah Jazz are going to be the heavy favorites entering this matchup according to the best online sportsbook. The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected not to put in too much effort to win this game.
Moneyline:A huge ML of +1300 is given to the Thunder if they pull an upset win while the Jazz are -714.
ATS:As much as 17.5 points is on the ATS for this game with the Jazz at -17.5 while the Jazz are +17.5.
TOTALs:The total for both teams to reach is 223.5 points with the Jazz going under while the Thunder are over.
Score Prediction: 118 – 109, Jazz