NBA Match Preview: Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies

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NBA Playoffs  -- Utah Jazz vs Memphis Grizzlies

 

Game Time :  Sunday,May 23 2021 21:30

 

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Utah Jazz:

 

Utah finished the regular season 52-30, the best overall record in the NBA. Utah won each of its final two games of the regular season. Leading scorer Donovan Mitchell practiced for the first time Thursday since injuring his ankle in mid-April and his status is still unknown for Sunday. Mitchell was the leading scorer for Utah with an average of 26.4 points per game.

 

 

Memphis Grizzlies:

 

Memphis defeated the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors in the Play-in Tournament to get their spot in the Playoffs. Ja Morant was the leading scorer and leader in assists for Memphis with averages of 19.1 points and 7.4 assists per game during the regular season, during which they have 7 players average double figures in scoring.

 

 

Prediction:

 

The Jazz have played without Mitchell since mid-April and were able to hold off the Phoenix Suns and win the Western Conference. They have covered the number in 5 of its last 7 as a favorite, pick Utah – 8.5 as a result.

 

Mike's Pick: Utah Jazz - 8.5

 

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