Jazz vs. Thunder Prediction
The last time we saw the Thunder in action they were beaten soundly by the Pelicans. Will OKC rebound from that loss in their first game post-All-Star break when they host the Jazz tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET?
529 Utah Jazz at 530 Oklahoma City Thunder
9:30 p.m. ET, Friday, February 22, 2019
Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Thunder are 4-point favorites to beat the Jazz. The total, meanwhile, sits at 226 points and as of this writing, 73% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Thunder to cover the point spread.
Utah Jazz Fantasy Spin
Dante Exum (ankle) will not play on Friday against the Thunder. He is being re-evaluated today, and Exum did go through part of practice on Wednesday. The Jazz likely won't miss Exum too much with Raul Neto set to pick up the scraps behind Ricky Rubio and Donovan Mitchell.
Oklahoma City Thunder Fantasy Spin
Dennis Schroder (personal) practiced on Thursday and should be ready to go vs. the Jazz on Friday. Schroder missed two games after the birth of his child, but there was never any thought he'd sit out after the break. Deonte Burton and Raymond Felton both take a backseat with Schroeder back in his sixth-man role.
NBA Betting Trends
The Jazz are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
The Thunder are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.
The Jazz have struggled in previous meetings between these two teams, posting a 0-4 record against the spread in their last four games against the Thunder and a 1-4 ATS mark in their last five games in OKC. The home team, meanwhile, is 23-11 against the spread in the last 34 meetings, while the Thunder are a perfect 4-0 at the betting window in their last four home games and have covered in five of their last six games versus an opponent with a winning record.
Friday NBA Prediction: Oklahoma City Thunder -4