Thunder vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, April 6, 2023

Social Navigation

Thunder vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, April 6, 2023

NBA Predictions

Oklahoma City is a 7-point favorite against Utah when the Shai Gilgeous-Alexander-led Thunder (38-42) and Kelly Olynyk’s Jazz (36-43) meet on April 6, 2023. The point total for the matchup is 239.5.

Thunder vs. Jazz Odds

  • Thunder odds to win: -268
  • Jazz odds to win: +218
  • Spread: Thunder (-7)
  • Total: 239.5

Thunder vs. Jazz Promo Codes

Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and BSOK

Who Will Win Thunder vs. Jazz?

Thunder and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Thunder have a 3-3 record against the spread this season when favored by 7 points or more.

The Jazz have a 15-3 record against the spread when an underdog by 7 points or more this year.

The Thunder and the Jazz combine to average 4.6 fewer points per game than the total of 239.5 set for this game.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.7 fewer points per game (234.8) than this matchup’s over/under of 239.5 points.

The Thunder’s average point total in matchups this year is 234.4, 5.1 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

The average total in Utah’s games this year is 4.2 fewer points than the point total of 239.5 for this outing.

Oklahoma City has a 45-34-1 record against the spread this season.

So far this year, the Jazz have compiled a 45-34-0 record against the spread.

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder score 117.6 points per game (fifth in the NBA) and give up 116.8 (21st in the league) for a +58 scoring differential overall.

The 43.5 rebounds per game the Thunder average rank 13th in the NBA, and are 3.2 fewer than the 46.7 their opponents pull down per contest.

Oklahoma City makes 12.1 three-pointers per game (14th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 13.1. It shoots 35.6% from deep while its opponents hit 36.3% from long range.

The Thunder score 112.3 points per 100 possessions (13th in the league), while giving up 111.8 points per 100 possessions (15th in the NBA).

The Thunder have been significantly better offensively at home, where they score 121 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 114.1 per game. Defensively, they are better when playing at home, where they concede 116 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow their opponents to average 117.6 per game.

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz have a -54 scoring differential, putting up 117.3 points per game (sixth in league) and conceding 118 (25th in NBA).

Utah records 45.7 rebounds per game (fifth in league) while conceding 43.3 per outing to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.4 boards per game.

The Jazz connect on 13.5 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league), 1.2 more than their opponents.

The Jazz record 113.1 points per 100 possessions (11th in league), while conceding 114 points per 100 possessions (21st in NBA).

At home, Utah averages 118.5 points per game. Away, it averages 116.2.

Thunder Key Players to Watch

Josh Giddey has a statline of 16.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game.

Gilgeous-Alexander averages 31.5 points per game to go with 4.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists.

The Thunder get 2.2 three-pointers per game out of Isaiah Joe.

Gilgeous-Alexander has notched 1.7 steals and one block per game.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Olynyk scores 12.2 points per game. He also adds 6.1 rebounds per outing and 3.6 assists per contest.

Walker Kessler has per-game averages of 9.2 points, 0.9 assists and 8.4 rebounds this season.

Olynyk makes 1.4 treys per game.

The Jazz’s defensive effort gets a lift from Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game.

Thunder vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 7)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (239.5)

  • Prediction:
    Jazz 118 – Thunder 117

How to Bet on Thunder vs. Jazz

Get more NBA picks and predictions, the top NBA Player Prop Bets, and game previews as well as view the latest live NBA lines on Betsperts.

If you are new to sports betting, read our in-depth guide on how to bet on basketball as well as find the best NBA betting sites.

Latest from Bleacher Nation:

Author: Luis Escalante

Luis Escalante is a seasoned expert in NBA betting and Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. With over a decade of experience in sports analytics and a strong background in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting, Luis has become a well-respected and trusted authority in the industry. His extensive knowledge of data analysis and sports betting strategies has helped countless individuals make informed decisions and gain an edge in the competitive world of betting. Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014, Luis is committed to providing the highest quality insights and advice.