Free NBA Hoops Pick: Jazz vs Grizzlies Lines
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(28-31) Utah Jazz vs. Memphis Grizzlies (35-24)
Date: Friday March 4
Time: 8:00PM EST
Venue: FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Grizzlies -1.5
NBA Betting Total: 193.5
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This Western Conference matchup includes two teams fighting for their playoff spots.
The Jazz are looking to find a spot, where they currently are on the outside looking in.
The Grizzlies are looking to improve in the standings to get home court advantage in the first round.
The Utah Jazz have not been playing their best basketball since the second half of the season has started. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games and only scoring 99.4 points per game during that stretch. They are also giving up 104.6 on average.
The Jazz are led by the young player Gordon Hayward. Hayward is scoring an average of 19.9 points and 5 rebounds per game. He is being paced by the big man Derrick Favors who is averaging 16.8 points and 8.7 rebounds per matchup.
The Jazz were last in action in a loss against the Boston Celtics on Monday 100-95 with Trey Burke being absent.
Sheldon Mack led them in scoring off the bench with 18 points.
Hayward was able to pour in 16 points with 6 assists.
The Jazz need to improve to make the playoffs this year, they currently stand as the 9 seed.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been playing well, but they will need to improve after losing Marc Gasol. They are 3-2 in their last 5 games. In that span, the Grizzlies are averaging 106.8 points and giving up an average of 103.8 points per game.
They are led by point guard Mike Conley with 15.1 points and 6.2 assists per matchup. Zach Randolph is pacing him, averaging 14.5 points per game with 7.9 rebounds per matchup.
Memphis was last in action on the road in a win against the Denver Nuggets 103-96
Zach Randolph led the team with 22 points and 6 assists.
The bench produced for the Grizzlies with Lance Stephenson with 14 points and Mario Chalmers with 15 points.
Memphis hopes to hold still in the second half where they stand in 5th place in the West.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Over is 7-3 in UTA last 10 road games.
- Over is 11-3 in MEM last 14 vs. Western Conference.
- MEM are 14-4 ATS in their last 18 home games.
- Over is 20-7-1 in MEM last 28 home games.
- Under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings.
- Underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Free Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Prediction:
Memphis has been hot, and the Jazz have been cold. Look for this repetition to continue on Friday night. I see Randolph and Mike Conley to be too much for the Jazz on the road. It will be close, but Memphis wins.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: OVER.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Utah 100 – Memphis 104
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