Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz - 3/27/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Utah Jazz (32-11) vs Memphis Grizzlies (21-20)
Game Info: Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
Betting Odds: Utah Jazz -9.5 -- Over/Under: 227 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz meet Saturday in NBA action at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Memphis Grizzlies are averaging 111.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 110.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Ja Morant is averaging 19.1 points and 7.5 assists while Dillon Brooks is averaging 16 points and three rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Anderson is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Memphis Grizzlies are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Memphis Grizzlies are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game.
The Utah Jazz look to build on their four game winning streak. The Utah Jazz are averaging 116.8 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 108 points on 45 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 25.4 points and 5.5 assists while Jordan Clarkson is averaging 17.2 points and 2.2 assists. Mike Conley is the third double-digit scorer and Rudy Gobert is grabbing 13.4 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48 rebounds per game.
The Grizzlies are 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jazz are 15-2 ATS in their last 17 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The under is 11-4 in Grizzlies last 15 overall. The under is 4-1 in Jazz last 5 overall. The Grizzlies are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Utah.
As I mentioned in yesterdays write up, the Utah Jazz have cooled off in terms of covering these numbers at a ridiculous rate, and they didn't cover last nights game either. The Memphis Grizzlies took the Jazz down to the wire last night despite being 10-point underdogs, and they've played some of their best ball this season on the road. The Grizzlies win on the road by an average of 4.7 points. This is too many points to turn down yet again. Give me the Grizzlies.