Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 11/10/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Friday, November 10, 2023
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Bally Sports Southeast-Memphis
Odds/Point Spread: Utah (+7)
FedExForum is the location where the Memphis Grizzlies (1-7) will try to defeat the Utah Jazz (2-7) on Friday. Utah is 7-point underdogs. The total has been set at 232.
The Jazz took the court against the Pacers and ended up losing by a score of 134-118 in their last contest. Utah finished the game with a 46.9% field goal percentage (45 out of 96) and buried 11 of their 27 three-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Jazz converted 17 of their 18 shots for a percentage of 94.4%. In the matter of pulling down rebounds, they collected 47 with 16 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 26 dimes in the matchup while forcing 11 turnovers and getting 3 steals. When discussing the defense, Utah allowed the other team to shoot 51.5% from the floor on 52 of 101 shooting. Indiana earned 26 assists and had 14 steals in this contest. Additionally, Indiana grabbed 46 rebounds (14 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 5 rejections. Indiana ended up shooting 85.0% at the charity stripe by making 17 of their 20 attempts. They also made 13 out of their 41 tries from 3-point land. In the matter of fouls, the Jazz finished with 17 while the Pacers recorded 15 fouls.
Jordan Clarkson is a player who was a contributor for this game. He accumulated 24 points on 8 out of 16 shooting. He played 31 mins and also pulled down 4 boards. Clarkson finished shooting 50.0% from the field and distributed 6 assists.
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Utah will play this contest with a win-loss record of 2-7 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 18.2 times per contest and as a unit are committing 21.2 fouls per contest. As a team, Utah is collecting 47.9 boards per game and has accumulated 245 dimes for the year, which ranks 5th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Jazz are shooting 36.4% on shots from 3-point land (121 of 332) and 77.7% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 112.4 pts per game (17th in the league) while going 45.3% from the field.
Defensively, the Jazz are able to force 12.9 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.3 fouls. They are 29th in the NBA in giving up assists with 238 surrendered on the year. The Jazz defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 49.6% (399 of 804) and they concede 41.4 boards per contest as a squad. They surrender 34.8% on shots from distance and they are 27th in the NBA in opponents points per game (121.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the Grizzlies took a loss by a final score of 108-102 when they faced the Heat. The Grizzlies recorded 25 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 for this game. They also gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while getting 10 steals for the contest. The Heat earned 24 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Grizzlies to the free throw line for 28 shots. They were able to convert 21 of the free throw tries for a clip of 75.0%. When talking about shots from 3-point land, Memphis made 11 out of 37 attempts (29.7%). In all, the Grizzlies finished the game shooting 35 out of 90 from the floor which had them shooting 38.9%. The Grizzlies permitted the Heat to convert 35 of 77 attempts from the field which had them shooting 45.5% for the contest. They went 39.3% from 3-point land by going 11 out of 28 and ended up shooting 27 of 32 from the charity stripe (84.4%). When talking about cleaning the glass, Memphis allowed Miami to grab 44 overall (9 offensive).
Desmond Bane ended up being a major contributor for the Grizzlies in this game. He buried 11 out of 22 for this contest giving him a rate of 50.0%, and added 5 rebounds. Bane recorded 31 points in his 36 minutes on the court and accounted for 5 assists for this game.
Memphis has a record of 1-7 so far this season. The Grizzlies have committed 22.1 personal fouls every game while shooting 76.1% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 24.4 times per game (21st in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 16.0 times per game. Memphis has scored 860 pts so far this season (107.5 per game) and they grab 43.9 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Grizzlies are connecting on 43.6% from the floor, which is ranked 28th in basketball.
The Memphis defense surrenders 39.7% on 3-pointers (123 of 310) and opponents are converting on 76.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 24.5 dimes and 47.0 boards on a nightly basis, which is 12th and 25th in the league. The Grizzlies on defense are ranked 17th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 114.1. They are able to force 16.9 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.5% from the field (12th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Utah (+7)
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