Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies: Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for May 23, 2021

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The Memphis Grizzlies (38-34, 0-0) are 8.5-point underdogs heading into Game 1 of the against the Utah Jazz (52-20, 0-0) at Vivint Arena on Sunday, starting at 9:30 PM ET on TNT. The series is tied . The matchup's over/under is 215.5.

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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 -8.5 -115 -105 215.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Utah's matchups this season, the Jazz and their opponents have exceeded Sunday's over/under of 215.5 points 45 times (62.5% of opportunities).
  • In 55 out of Memphis' 74 games this year (74.3%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the total in Sunday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 229.6 points per game, 14.1 points more than the total of 215.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 219.2 points per game, 3.7 more than this contest's over/under.
  • On average, the Jazz have seen a 223.6 over/under in their games this season, 8.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 9.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Grizzlies' games this season (225.2 points).

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah has a 40-31 record against the spread this season.
  • The Jazz have fared well as an 8.5-point favorite, going 14-13 against the spread when favored by at least 8.5 points.
  • Utah often does not hit the over, only breaking the point total in 34 of 71 games (47.9%).

Jazz Key Players

  • The Jazz scoring leader is Donovan Mitchell, who averages 26.4 points per game.
  • Rudy Gobert paces Utah with 13.5 rebounds per game and Mike Conley leads the squad with 6.0 assists per matchup.
  • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, connecting on 3.4 per game.
  • Utah's blocks leader is Gobert, who collects 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
5/16/2021 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
5/8/2021 Rockets 124-116 UTA Yes Home -19.5 238.5 -5000 1450 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 3-7 4-6-0 220.5 113.7 106.8 +8.2 35.1%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz: Ersan Ilyasova: Day To Day (Non-COVID Illness)

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Grizzlies Betting Data

  • Memphis has covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 41-30 ATS.
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have not fared well, going 3-4 against the spread.
  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season -- 38 of 71 (53.5%).

Grizzlies Key Players

  • The Grizzlies' Ja Morant racks up enough points (19.1 per game) and assists (7.4 per game) to top the team's leaderboards.
  • Jonas Valanciunas' stat line of 12.5 rebounds, 17.1 points and 1.8 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Memphis rebounding leaderboard.
  • Grayson Allen is reliable from distance and leads the Grizzlies with 2.1 made threes per game.
  • 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
5/21/2021 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
5/13/2021 Kings 116-110 MEM Yes Home -1.5 233.5 -10000 3300 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 5-5-0 223 113.4 109.6 +2.5 36.7%

Grizzlies Injuries

Grizzlies: Sean McDermott: Out (Foot)

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