Wednesday, October 5 2022

The Utah Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder will face off in a Northwest Division clash at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Vivint Arena. Utah is 47-32 overall and 28-11 at home, while Oklahoma City is 24-55 overall and 12-26 on the road. The Jazz have now gone eight straight games without covering the spread. 

Utah is favored by 17.5-points in the latest Jazz vs. Thunder odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 219. Before entering any Thunder vs. Jazz picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 25 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 84-54 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,400. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Jazz vs. Thunder. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Jazz vs. Thunder:

  • Jazz vs. Thunder spread: Jazz -17.5
  • Jazz vs. Thunder over-under: 219 points
Featured Game | Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

What you need to know about the Jazz

Utah bounced back from a loss to Golden State with a 121-115 win over Memphis in overtime on Tuesday night. The Jazz blew a 21-point lead in the loss to the Warriors, which was their sixth consecutive road loss. They held Memphis without a made shot in the first 4.5 minutes of overtime on Tuesday, clinching a playoff spot in the process. 

The Jazz are in fifth place in the Western Conference standings, but they are only a half-game ahead of Denver. Shooting guard Donovan Mitchell leads Utah with 26.0 points and 5.3 assists per game, while Rudy Gobert is adding 15.4 points and 14.8 rebounds. The Jazz have been outstanding at home, winning 13 of their last 14 games. 

What you need to know about the Thunder

Oklahoma City played its final home game of the season on Tuesday, picking up a 98-94 win over Portland. The Thunder have now won consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 4, as they pulled off a huge upset against Phoenix on Sunday. They are eliminated from playoff contention, but they have covered the spread in nine of their last 11 games. 

The Thunder are dealing with more injuries than any team in the NBA, as their top five scorers are all sidelined. Fifth-leading scorer Tre Mann is the only one that has not been ruled out for the remainder of the season, as he is questionable for Wednesday night’s game. Oklahoma City has covered the spread at a 12-3 clip in its last 15 games against Utah. 

How to make Jazz vs. Thunder picks

The model has simulated Jazz vs. Thunder 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Thunder vs. Jazz? And which side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks. 



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