Utah Jazz at Memphis Grizzlies
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00 PM (FedExForum)
UTAH -260, UTAH -6.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Utah Jazz head to Memphis for a game against the Grizzlies on Friday night in a match up for two Western Conference teams. In their last game, the Jazz were defeated by the Indiana Pacers by the score of 121-102. Bojan Bogdanovic led the Jazz in points on the night as he recorded 30 points while shooting 8 of 13 from the field and 10 of 11 from the free throw line. Rudy Gobert led the Jazz in rebounds on the night as he recorded 13, including 5 offensively. Mike Conley led Utah in assists as he recorded 5 on the nights in 28 minutes played.
The Utah Jazz are currently 11-7 on the season which places them in 2nd place in the Northwest Division but are 3-6 on the road. Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in points per game with 25.6. Gobert leads the Jazz in rebounds per game as he has averaged 14 per game. Mike Conley is the assists leader for the Jazz as he is averaging 4.7 per game. The Jazz enter Friday’s game with just 2 players listed on their injury report as Ed Davis is listed as out while Nigel Williams-Goss is listed as day to day.
The Memphis Grizzlies welcome the Utah Jazz to town on Friday after winning their last game against the Charlotte Hornets by the score of 119-117. Ja Morant led the Grizzlies in points on the night as he recorded 23 while shooting 10 of 15 from the field and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. Morant also led the Grizzlies in assists on the night with 11. Jonas Valanciunas led Memphis in rebounds as he recorded a total of 13, with 5 coming offensively.
With the loss against the Clippers, the Grizzlies are now 5-12 on the season which places them in 5th places in the Southwest Division. Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in points per game with 19.1 and in assists per game with 6.6. Jonas Valanciunas leads Memphis in rebounds per game on the season with 9.4 per game. Memphis enters Friday’s game with 1 player on their injury report as Kyle Anderson is listed as day to day.
Coming into Friday’s game, the Jazz are scoring 106.8 points per game and allowing 104.5 points per game. The Grizzlies are scoring 109.8 points per game and allowing 118.5 points per game. In their last 5, the Jazz are 3-2 while the Grizzlies are 0-5. The Grizzlies won the first game between these two teams this season by the score of 107-106 in a game played in Memphis. I have to go with the Jazz in this one, due to the fact that they are allowing 14 points per game less than the Grizzlies and Memphis has not played well as of late. Utah wins 113-111 but Memphis beats the spread.