The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Utah Jazz outdueled Oklahoma City Thunder , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Oklahoma City Thunder ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 95.0, defensive rating of 102.0, 18.0 free-throw attempts, and 35.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.314 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 102.0, defensive rating of 95.0, 33.0 free-throw attempts, 29.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.31 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Oklahoma City Thunder finished the game with a record of 100 , and Utah Jazz recorded Oklahoma City Thunder possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Oklahoma City Thunder vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats,Utah Jazz had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.47 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 13.0 vs 16.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Russell Westbrook and Derrick Favors based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Russell Westbrook for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 19.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 13.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.206. While Derrick Favors put up 14.0 and made 8.0, 8.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.189.