Grizzlies vs. Jazz Prediction
Is the under a good bet to cash tonight when the Jazz host the Grizzlies at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Jazz are now 7-point home favorites versus the Grizzlies after opening as a 6-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 187.5 and has climbed to 189.
The Grizzlies are coming off a 112-109 loss to the Trail Blazers and have now dropped four of their last six games overall. Marc Gasol scored 32 points in the loss, adding eight rebounds, five assists, four rebounds and two 3-pointers to lead the team. JaMychal Green also scored 10 points while playing 23 minutes in his return from action after suffering through a knee injury.
The Jazz snapped a modest two-game skid with a 96-88 win over the Lakers, although they failed to cover the spread for the third straight game. Gordon Hayward scored 24 points in the win, recording three rebounds, two assists, one steal and one 3-pointer, while Alec Burks hit 5-of-9 shots for 11 points with one rebound, one assist and one 3-pointer in 14 minutes.
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OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in five of the last six meetings between these two teams and is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Utah. The under is also 4-1 in the Grizzlies' last five games overall and is 5-1 in their last six games versus Western Conference foes. On the other side, the under is also 6-2 in the Jazz's last eight home games, is 18-7 in their last 25 games overall and is 13-3 in their last 16 conference games.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTIONS: GRIZZLIES/JAZZ UNDER 189