The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder 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 Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 117.3, defensive rating of 105.2, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.382 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 105.2, defensive rating of 117.3, 19.0 free-throw attempts, 28.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.5 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Utah Jazz finished the game with a record of 98 , and Oklahoma City Thunder recorded Utah Jazz possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder’s based on the advanced stats, Utah Jazz had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.606 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.5 vs 19.4 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Ricky Rubio and Carmelo Anthony based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Ricky Rubio for the Utah Jazz in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 18.0 and made 9.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 10.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.243. While Carmelo Anthony put up 10.0 and made 6.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.118.