Thunder vs. Jazz Prediction
Is the under a good bet to cash tonight when the Jazz host the Thunder at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Jazz are a 5.5-point home favorite versus the Thunder after opening as a 6-point fave. As for the total, the number hit the board at 202 before being bet up to 203.5.
The Thunder have now dropped three of their last four games and lost back-to-back games at the Clippers and at the Warriors following a small victory at the Kings. Russell Wilson did notch his 21st triple-double of the season with 27 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, but also turned the ball over 10 times in the defeat to Golden State.
The Jazz, meanwhile, are rolling. They've won six consecutive games coming into tonight, although they have failed to cover in three of their last four games. George Hill turned in a solid performance in the 109-100 win over the Pacers, scoring 30 points with six rebounds, five assists, one steal and one turnover to go with three 3-pointers in 34 minutes.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Utah and has cashed in 16 of the last 21 games overall. The under is 8-1 in the Thunder's last nine games versus an opponent with a winning record, is 5-1 in their last six games playing on three or more days of rest, and is 4-1 in their last five games coming off a loss of more than 10 points. On the other side, the under is 7-2 in the Jazz's last nine conference games and has cashed in six of their last seven games playing on one day of rest.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: THUNDER/JAZZ UNDER 203.5