Jazz vs Thunder: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – April 13, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 13, 2021

The Utah Jazz (40-14) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-33) as heavy, 17-point favorites after Donovan Mitchell scored 42 points in the Jazz’s 125-121 loss to the Wizards. The game airs on SportsNet RM at 9:00 PM ET on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 224.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 13, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 13

Jazz:
Jordan Clarkson: Out (Ankle),
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle),
Mike Conley: Out (Rest)

Thunder:
Isaiah Roby: Day To Day (Concussion),
Josh Hall: Day To Day (Concussion-like symptoms),
Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Foot),
Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Arm)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-17)
Total Pick Under (224)
Prediction Jazz 122, Thunder 100

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Jazz winning by a considerably larger margin (21.8 points). Take the Jazz.

In this matchup, the model projects a total (221.9 points) a little lower than the DraftKings over/under (224 points).

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 51 26.6 4.5 5.3 1.0 0.3 3.4
Jordan Clarkson 51 17.2 3.9 2.2 0.9 0.2 3.0
Mike Conley 43 16.6 3.4 5.4 1.3 0.1 2.8
Bojan Bogdanovic 54 15.1 4.0 1.8 0.5 0.1 2.4
Rudy Gobert 54 14.5 13.4 1.3 0.5 2.8 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Mitchell’s points prop total for the game is set at 32.5, 5.9 points higher than his season average of 26.6.
  • Mike Conley’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 0.1 higher than his season average of 25.4.
  • Mitchell’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 4.5, 1.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • Conley’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals higher than his season average of 1.3.

Thunder Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 35 23.7 4.8 5.9 0.8 0.7 2.0
Al Horford 28 14.2 6.7 3.4 0.9 0.9 2.0
Luguentz Dort 42 12.6 3.5 1.5 0.8 0.4 2.0
Darius Bazley 37 12.0 7.5 1.6 0.5 0.6 1.5
Ty Jerome 20 9.8 3.0 3.7 0.6 0.2 2.0

Thunder Player Props

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s points prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 3.2 points lower than his season average of 23.7.
  • Moses Brown’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 24.5, 7.5 higher than his season average of 17.0.
  • Ty Jerome’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 2.0.
  • Theo Maledon’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.4 steals less than his season average of 0.9.

Shooting Trends

  • The Jazz make 46.7% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.2 percentage points lower than the Thunder have allowed to their opponents (46.9%).
  • Utah is 19-4 against the spread and 21-2 overall when it shoots better than 46.9% from the field.
  • Oklahoma City has a 15-8-1 record against the spread and a 12-12 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 46.7% of their shots from the field.
  • The Thunder are shooting 44.6% from the field, 0.2% lower than the 44.8% the Jazz’s opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Oklahoma City has a 16-10-1 record against the spread and a 14-13 record overall in games the team collectively shoots over 44.8% from the field.
  • This season, Utah has a 21-3-1 record against the spread and a 23-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 44.6% from the field.
  • The Jazz shoot 39% from deep, 3.6% higher than the 35.4% the Thunder allow to opponents.
  • Utah has a 27-9-1 record against the spread and a 32-5 record overall when the team makes more than 35.4% of its three-point shots.
  • Oklahoma City is 22-16 against the spread while putting together a 17-21 straight-up record when its opponents shoot above 39% from beyond the arc.
  • The Thunder’s three-point shooting percentage this season (34.8%) is just 0.5 percentage points higher than opponents of the Jazz are averaging (34.3%).
  • Oklahoma City is 14-11-1 against the spread and 13-13 overall when shooting over 34.3% as a team from three-point range.
  • Utah has a 24-6-1 ATS record and a 28-3 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 34.8% from three-point distance.
  • The Jazz’s 16.8 made three-pointers per game this season is 4.2 more made shots on average than the 12.6 per game the Thunder give up.
  • Utah has gone 31-11-1 against the spread and 35-8 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Oklahoma City makes fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 7-16-1 ATS and 5-19 straight up.
  • The Thunder make the 16th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Jazz allow the fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Jazz vs Thunder Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Thunder AVG Thunder Rank
3rd 117.2 Points Scored 105.4 28th
4th 107.7 Points Allowed 113.9 23rd
1st 48.3 Rebounds 44.9 10th
3rd 10.9 Off. Rebounds 8.8 26th
1st 16.8 3pt Made 12.6 16th
22nd 23.4 Assists 22.5 26th
14th 13.2 Turnovers 14.7 27th

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