Grizzlies Jazz Betting Preview
|Utah Jazz||Memphis Grizzlies|
|22-46||March 19, 2014, 08:00 | FedExForum||39-27|
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Utah when they hit take on the Grizzlies on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Grizzlies currently sport a record of 39-27, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 30-34-2 ATS. The Jazz are 22-46 and 31-35-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Grizzlies post a 33-33 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Jazz have gone 31-37 against the number.View Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds and Stats.
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Grizzlies as -10.5-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 187.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Grizzlies at No. 16 and the Jazz at No. 25 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 91-83 result in favor of the Grizzlies.
Memphis was a 103-77 winner in its last match on the road against the 76ers. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 180 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Memphis cruised to victory on Saturday, running Philadelphia out of the gym and running up a 103-77 score at Wells Fargo Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 95.85 PPG, against a Jazz defense that ranks No. 15 at 101.44 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 46.24% so far, more than the Jazz shooters have achieved on the year, 44.28% per game.
Utah home to Orlando, Saturday, March 22nd
Memphis at Miami, Friday, March 21st