Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies: NBA Playoffs Game 3 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 29, 2021

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The Utah Jazz (52-20, 1-1) are 5-point favorites heading into Game 3 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies (38-34, 1-1) at FedExForum on Saturday, starting at 9:30 PM ET on ESPN. The series is tied 1-1. The matchup has an over/under set at 223.5 points.

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Jazz vs Grizzlies Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Jazz-5-115-105223.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday's 223.5 total in 35 out of 74 games (47.3%) this season.
  • In 53.9% of Memphis' games this season (41 of 76), the total points scored was more than Saturday's 223.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 230 points per game, 6.5 points more than the over/under of 223.5 for this contest.
  • This game's over/under is 3.6 fewer points than the 219.9 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Jazz have seen a 224.2 over/under in their games this season, 0.7 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Grizzlies' games this season (225.7 points).

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah holds a winning record against the spread this year, going 41-32 ATS.
  • The Jazz's record against the spread as at least a 5-point favorite is above .500 at 24-21.
  • Utah usually does not hit the over, only breaking the point total in 36 of 73 games (49.3%).

Jazz Key Players

  • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in scoring, averaging 26.4 points per game.
  • Utah is led in rebounding by Rudy Gobert's 13.5 rebounds per game and assisting by Mike Conley's 6.0 assists per game .
  • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, knocking down 3.4 per game.
  • Utah's steals leader is Conley, who collects 1.4 per game. Gobert leads the team averaging 2.7 blocks a contest.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalJazz MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/26/2021Grizzlies141-129 UTAYesHome-14.5264.5-100001750PlayoffsNoOver
5/23/2021Grizzlies112-109 MEMNoHome+3.5208.5150-185PlayoffsYesOver
5/16/2021Kings121-99 UTAYesAway-23.5223.5--Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/14/2021Thunder109-93 UTAYesAway-21.5217.5-100002500Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/12/2021Trail Blazers105-98 PORNoHome+7.5213.5525-750Regular SeasonYesUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-34-66-4-0226.7118.1108.6+9.735.1%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz:Miye Oni: Day To Day (Back)

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has a winning record against the spread, going 42-31 ATS (covering 57.5% of the time).
  • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have gone 11-11 against the spread.
  • In most of Memphis' games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 73 games, 54.8%).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • The Grizzlies' Ja Morant averages enough points (19.1 per game) and assists (7.4 per game) to sit atop the team's leaderboards.
  • Jonas Valanciunas is at the top of the Memphis rebounding leaderboard with 12.5 rebounds per game. He also notches 17.1 points and adds 1.8 assists per game.
  • Grayson Allen makes 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

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalGrizzlies MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/26/2021Jazz141-129 UTANoAway+14.5264.51750-10000PlayoffsYesOver
5/23/2021Jazz112-109 MEMYesAway-3.5208.5-185150PlayoffsNoOver
5/21/2021Warriors117-112 MEMYesAway-5.5223.5-275220PlayoffsNoOver
5/19/2021Spurs100-96 MEMYesHome-6.5195.5-500375PlayoffsNoOver
5/16/2021Warriors113-101 GSNoAway+11.5207.51400-5000Regular SeasonNoOver
Grizzlies Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
8-25-56-4-0223.9113.9110035%

Grizzlies Injuries

Grizzlies:Sean McDermott: Out (Foot)

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