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memphis grizzlies vs utah jazz prediction 11/29/2023 sport preview

Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz Prediction & Betting Tips 11/29/2023

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz 11/29/2023:
  • Take the Grizzlies on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Jazz (+4.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 198 points, and we suggest taking the under

Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz Preview

Betting on today’s Jazz and Grizzlies game? Catch the action at FedExForum in Memphis, TN, as the Grizzlies hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on BSSE.

This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 224 points, and the Grizzlies are favored to win at home vs. the Jazz. Check out BetCoco for Memphis Grizzlies – Utah Jazz odds

Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Memphis and Utah, the Jazz hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 8 points.

  • Through their last five road contests, the Jazz offense has averaged 112 points per game while allowing an average of 127. Utah posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Although Memphis has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 3-7. The team averaged 105 points per game in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Utah has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Grizzlies have an ATS mark of just 2-3 in their last five games. Memphis posted a straight up mark of 2-3 in these matchups.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz Prediction

So far this season, the Jazz have a record of just 6-11, as they look to pick up a win over the Grizzlies. In road games, the Jazz have a 1-7 record this season, in contrast to their 5-4 record when playing at home.

The Jazz have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 9-8. This season, Utah has a 2-1 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 7-7 when playing as underdogs.

So far this season, the Jazz have an over/under record of 10-7-0. They have an average over/under line of 230.2 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 4.6.

In their recent matchup, the Jazz offense ended with 114 points against the Pelicans. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42% and made 17 threes. The top scorer for the Jazz was Keyonte George with 19 points, while Jordan Clarkson also added 16 to the scoreboard.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Jazz is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 120.6 points per game (25th).

Opponents are hitting 57.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.0% of their three-point attempts.

The Grizzlies have a below .500 record of 3-13 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Jazz. So far, the Grizzlies have gone 3-10 when playing against Western Conference teams and 0-3 in non-conference contests.

Memphis arrives with an ATS record of 5-11 for the season up to this point. In their last three games as underdogs, the Grizzlies have faced ATS losses, and they have a 2-5 record against the spread as favorites.

In regard to their over/under record, the Grizzlies have gone 6-10-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games is 222.6 and they have a -2.9 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

Against the Timberwolves, the Grizzlies had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 105.6 points per game. They scored 97 points and posted a field goal percentage of 38.6% in the game. In terms of offense, the Grizzlies have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, putting them 30th in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 30th in percentage and 11th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Grizzlies’ defense is ranked 19th, allowing 114.1 points per game.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Grizzlies squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.4% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 40.6% from downtown.

With a 4.5-point advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Grizzlies to secure a 100-98 victory.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Utah Jazz Betting Tips

  • Take the Grizzlies on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Jazz (+4.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 198 points, and we suggest taking the under

Memphis Grizzlies Injury Report

  • Marcus Smart – Ankle – Out
  • Steven Adams – Knee – Out
  • Luke Kennard – Knee – Out
  • Ja Morant – Suspension – Out
  • Brandon Clarke – Achilles – Out
  • Xavier Tillman Sr. – Knee – Out
  • Jake LaRavia – Eye – Out

Utah Jazz Injury Report

  • Kelly Olynyk – Shoulder – Questionable
  • Jordan Clarkson – Thigh – Questionable
  • Lauri Markkanen – Hamstring – Out

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