Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-49) are heavy, 13-point underdogs as they try to turn around an eight-game losing streak when they host the Utah Jazz (50-20) on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSOK. The over/under for the matchup is set at 221.5.

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Jazz vs Thunder Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Jazz-13-110-110221.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Friday's matchup over/under (221.5 points) in 35 out of 70 opportunities (50% of matchups).
  • In 48.6% of Oklahoma City's games this season (34 of 70), the total points scored was greater than Friday's 221.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 221.5 points per game, equal to the point total of 221.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 223.3 points per game, 1.8 more than this contest's over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Jazz games is 223.9 points, 2.4 more than the over/under of 221.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.7 points separates this game's over/under (221.5 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder's games (220.8 points) this season.

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah covered the spread more often than not this year, going 40-29 against the spread.
  • The Jazz have not fared well as a 13-point favorite, going 5-6 against the spread when favored by at least 13 points.
  • Utah has hit the over less than half of the time, in 34 of 69 games (49.3%).

Jazz Key Players

  • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in scoring, averaging 26.4 points per game.
  • Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert's 13.4 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley's 6.0 assists per game .
  • The Jazz are led by Mitchell from beyond the arc. He makes 3.4 shots from deep per game.
  • Utah's blocks leader is Gobert, who averages 2.7 per game. Conley leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalJazz MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Trail Blazers105-98 PORNoHome+7.5213.5525-750Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Warriors119-116 GSNoAway+2.5210.5140-165Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Rockets124-116 UTAYesHome-19.5238.5-50001450Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Nuggets127-120 UTAYesHome-1.5246.5-120100Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/2021Spurs126-94 UTAYesHome-26.5219.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
Jazz Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-44-65-5-0225.1116.5108.6+8.735.8%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz:Juwan Morgan: Day To Day (Heel),Mike Conley: Day To Day (Hamstring),Donovan Mitchell: Out (Ankle)

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 29-39 ATS.
  • In most of Oklahoma City's games this year, the teams have not hit the over (31 out of 68 games, 45.6%).

Thunder Key Players

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 23.7 points and tacks on 5.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Thunder's leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Moses Brown's stat line of 8.7 rebounds, 8.3 points and 0.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard.
  • Ty Jerome is consistent from deep and leads the Thunder with 2.2 made threes per game.
  • Oklahoma City's leader in steals is Isaiah Roby (0.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Aleksej Pokusevski (1.0 per game).

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Thunder Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalThunder MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/11/2021Kings122-106 SACNoAway+6.5236.5310-400Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/9/2021Kings126-98 SACNoAway+19.5231.51500-5000Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/8/2021Warriors136-97 GSNoAway+30.5221.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
5/6/2021Warriors118-97 GSNoAway+16.5216.51350-5000Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/4/2021Kings103-99 SACNoHome+12.5206.51050-2500Regular SeasonYesUnder
Thunder Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
1-94-65-5-0224.1101.6122.5-0.639.8%

Thunder Injuries

Thunder:Ty Jerome: Day To Day (Calf),Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),Luguentz Dort: Out (Knee),Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot)

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