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 107.9, defensive rating of 101.1, 23.0 free-throw attempts, and 26.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.385 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 101.1, defensive rating of 107.9, 13.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.294 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Utah Jazz finished the game with a record of 89 , 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 0.512 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.4 vs 14.6 .
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 Steven Adams based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Donovan Mitchell for the Utah Jazz in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 26.0 and made 14.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.178. While Steven Adams put up 11.0 and made 9.0, 8.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.238.