Jazz vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 26, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 26, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (21-20) will look to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the Utah Jazz (32-11) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, March 26, 2021 as 10-point underdogs. The Jazz have also won three games in a row. The over/under in the matchup is 226.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from William Hill sportsbook as of March 25, 2021, 9:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 26

Jazz:
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)

Grizzlies:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Jazz (-10)
Total Pick Under (226.5)
Prediction Jazz 119, Grizzlies 105

The Jazz are the bet in this game. They’re favored by 3.5 more points in the model than William Hill (13.5 to 10).

The model projects a total 2.9 points lower than the one set by William Hill for this game.

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 41 25.4 4.6 5.5 1.0 0.3 3.3
Jordan Clarkson 43 17.2 3.9 2.2 0.9 0.2 3.0
Mike Conley 35 16.4 3.4 5.4 1.4 0.1 2.8
Bojan Bogdanovic 43 15.0 3.9 1.9 0.5 0.0 2.5
Rudy Gobert 43 14.4 13.4 1.3 0.5 3.0 0.0

Jazz Player Props

  • Donovan Mitchell’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 34.5, 1.0 lower than his season average of 35.5.
  • Rudy Gobert’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is posted at 12.5 rebounds, 0.9 rebounds lower than his season average of 13.4.
  • Gobert’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 3.0.

Grizzlies Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 33 19.1 3.4 7.5 0.9 0.2 0.8
Dillon Brooks 38 16.0 3.0 2.6 1.3 0.4 1.8
Jonas Valanciunas 36 15.9 12.4 1.7 0.6 0.7 0.3
Kyle Anderson 39 12.6 5.8 3.3 1.1 0.7 1.4
Brandon Clarke 36 11.7 5.6 1.6 1.1 0.9 0.5

Grizzlies Player Props

  • Ja Morant’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.4 less than his season average of 29.9.
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.5 less than his season average of 30.0.
  • Grayson Allen’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots lower than his season average of 2.0.
  • De’Anthony Melton’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.8 steals lower than his season average of 1.3.

Shooting Trends

  • The Jazz are shooting 46.7% from the field this season, 0.1 percentage points lower than the 46.8% the Grizzlies allow to opponents.
  • Utah has a 17-3 record against the spread and a 19-1 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 46.8% from the field.
  • Memphis is 17-4-1 against the spread and 15-7 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 46.7% from the field.
  • The Grizzlies’ 46.2% shooting percentage from the field this season is 1.2 percentage points higher than the Jazz have given up to their opponents (45%).
  • Memphis has compiled an 18-6 record against the spread and a 17-7 straight up record in games it shoots better than 45% from the field.
  • This season, Utah has a 25-2-1 record against the spread and a 27-1 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot above 46.2% from the field.
  • The Jazz shoot 39.7% from three-point range, 2.6% higher than the 37.1% the Grizzlies allow to opponents.
  • Utah has assembled a 21-5-1 record against the spread and a 23-4 straight-up record in games this season when the team makes more than 37.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • Memphis has put up a 16-5-1 against the spread while going 14-8 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 39.7% from deep.
  • The Grizzlies shoot 34.8% from three-point distance this season. That’s 0.3 percentage points lower than the Jazz have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.1%).
  • Memphis is 13-5 ATS and 11-7 overall when the team makes more than 35.1% of its three-point attempts.
  • Utah is 19-3-1 ATS and 21-2 overall in games it shoots over 34.8% from deep.
  • The Jazz make 17 three-pointers per game this season, 6.5 more makes per game than the Grizzlies allow (10.5).
  • Utah is 27-8-1 against the spread and 29-7 overall when it makes more threes than its opponents, while Memphis is 12-14 ATS and 11-15 straight up in games when it is out-shot from the three-point line.
  • The Grizzlies are the 29th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Jazz give up the fewest makes from deep.

Jazz vs Grizzlies Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Grizzlies AVG Grizzlies Rank
3rd 116.8 Points Scored 111.5 20th
5th 108 Points Allowed 110.9 10th
1st 48 Rebounds 46 8th
5th 11 Off. Rebounds 11.1 4th
1st 17 3pt Made 10.5 29th
21st 23.7 Assists 26.6 6th
19th 13.7 Turnovers 13.1 12th

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