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 110.8, defensive rating of 94.1, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.353 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 94.1, defensive rating of 110.8, 30.0 free-throw attempts, 26.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.192 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Utah Jazz finished the game with a record of 102 , 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 0.516 percent, Utah Jazz had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 14.7.
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 Donovan Mitchell and Paul George based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Donovan Mitchell for the Utah Jazz in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 28.0 and made 13.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.195. While Paul George put up 21.0 and made 9.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.153.