Utah Jazz vs. Memphis Grizzlies August 5, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 5, 2020

On Wednesday (August 5, 2020), the Utah Jazz (42-25) play the Memphis Grizzlies (32-36) in a game that Utah is currently a favorite by 4.5 points. A 224.5-point over/under has been set for the matchup. The clash between these two squads is one of six contests on the docket in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Jazz vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Jazz -4.5 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Jazz vs Grizzlies
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Jazz (-4.5) Under (224.5) Jazz 115 Grizzlies 108

Head to Head

Utah holds a 2-1 record in head-to-head matchups with Memphis this season. The Jazz have an advantage against the spread as well (2-1) when playing the Grizzlies.

Jazz vs Grizzlies in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/7/2019 Jazz -11.5 218 -736 532 126-112 UTA
11/29/2019 Jazz -7 223 -290 229 103-94 UTA
11/15/2019 Jazz -7.5 215.5 -319 255 107-106 MEM

Jazz Betting Information

  • More often than not, Utah and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 35 of 67 chances this season.
  • Utah has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 31-35-1 record.
  • The Jazz have posted a losing record of 18-23 against the spread when the spread is -4.5 or bigger.

Grizzlies Betting Information

  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this season — 31 of 68 (45.6%).
  • Memphis has covered the spread in more than half of its games, going 35-32-1 ATS.
  • When they play as 4.5-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 14-21-1.

Over/Under Analysis

Jazz vs Grizzlies Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Jazz 25 37.3% 110.7 223.4 108 221.9 218.6
Grizzlies 31 45.6% 112.7 223.4 113.9 221.9 226.6

Jazz Leaders

  • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz scoring 24.1 points per game.
  • Rudy Gobert paces Utah with 13.6 rebounds per game and Joe Ingles leads the squad with 5.1 assists per matchup.
  • Utah’s blocks leader is Gobert, who records 2.0 per game. Mitchell leads the team averaging 1.0 steal an outing.
  • Mitchell is the top three-point shooter for the Jazz, hitting 2.5 per game.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant has the top spot on the Grizzlies scoring and assist lists, putting up 17.7 points and 7.0 assists per game.
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ 11.1 rebounds per game paces Memphis’ rebounding effort. He also adds 14.8 points per game.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. leads the Grizzlies in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Memphis’ De’Anthony Melton has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Jackson is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.

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