Bookie vs. Bettor - Jazz vs. Thunder Game 5

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It's interesting that, depending on where you look, the Jazz-Thunder game was seeing lopsided action on either side, at least early on.

We have seen some books where heavy action was coming in on the Thunder at better than 80% and others where the heavy action was coming in on Utah.

The line opened at -3 Thunder and was mostly bouncing back and forth between -3.5 and -4. 

Some of the recreational books were holding at -3.5 despite seeing the heavy action on OKC with the spread.

Utah is up 3-1 in the series.  The Jazz averaged 114 points while winning two games on their home floor.  They can advance tonight. 

The NBA Betting Power Ratings suggest a line no greater than -2.5 here. 

It would not surprise us to see Oklahoma City win by a mere two points or to have Utah advance here.


- Tony Caliente,

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