Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies: NBA Playoffs Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 26, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-point underdogs heading into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Utah Jazz (52-20, 0-1) at Vivint Arena on Wednesday, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The Grizzlies lead the series 1-0. The over/under in the matchup is 218.5.

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Jazz vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Jazz -9 -110 -110 218.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (218.5 points) in 45 out of 73 opportunities (61.6% of matchups).
  • 49 Memphis games this year (65.3% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Wednesday’s point total of 218.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 229.4 points per game, 10.9 points more than the total of 218.5 for this game.
  • The 219.2 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 0.7 more than the 218.5 total in this contest.
  • The Jazz have seen a 223.5 average over/under in their games this season, 5.0 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 6.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Grizzlies’ games this season (225.1 points).

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah has a 41-31 record against the spread this year.
  • When they play as at least 9-point favorites, the Jazz are 12-12 ATS.
  • Utah typically does not hit the over, only eclipsing the point total in 35 of 72 games (48.6%).

Jazz Key Players

  • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz scoring 26.4 points per game.
  • Rudy Gobert paces Utah with 13.5 rebounds a game and Mike Conley leads the team with 6.0 assists per contest.
  • Mitchell knocks down 3.4 threes per game to lead the Jazz.
  • Utah’s blocks leader is Gobert, who averages 2.7 per game. Conley leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Jazz Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/23/2021 Grizzlies 112-109 MEM No Home +3.5 208.5 150 -185 Playoffs Yes Over
5/16/2021 Kings 121-99 UTA Yes Away -23.5 223.5 Regular Season No Under
5/14/2021 Thunder 109-93 UTA Yes Away -21.5 217.5 -10000 2500 Regular Season No Under
5/12/2021 Trail Blazers 105-98 POR No Home +7.5 213.5 525 -750 Regular Season Yes Under
5/10/2021 Warriors 119-116 GS No Away +2.5 210.5 140 -165 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 4-6 5-5-0 220.5 114.6 105.9 +9.8 35.3%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz: None

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a 41-31 record against the spread, covering in 56.9% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 9-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 2-3.
  • Memphis has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 54.2% of matchups this year (39 out of 72 contests).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • Ja Morant collects 19.1 points and tacks on 7.4 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Grizzlies’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Jonas Valanciunas is at the top of the Memphis rebounding leaderboard with 12.5 rebounds per game. He also racks up 17.1 points and tacks on 1.8 assists per game.
  • Grayson Allen averages 2.1 three-pointers per game, the most on the Grizzlies.
  • Memphis’ leader in steals is De’Anthony Melton with 1.2 per game, and its leader in blocks is Brandon Clarke with 0.9 per game.

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Grizzlies Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Grizzlies Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/23/2021 Jazz 112-109 MEM Yes Away -3.5 208.5 -185 150 Playoffs No Over
5/21/2021 Warriors 117-112 MEM Yes Away -5.5 223.5 -275 220 Playoffs No Over
5/19/2021 Spurs 100-96 MEM Yes Home -6.5 195.5 -500 375 Playoffs No Over
5/16/2021 Warriors 113-101 GS No Away +11.5 207.5 1400 -5000 Regular Season No Over
5/14/2021 Kings 107-106 MEM No Home +6.5 219.5 275 -350 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 4-6 5-5-0 217.7 110.7 107 +1.2 33.8%

Grizzlies Injuries

Grizzlies:

Sean McDermott: Out (Foot)

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