3rd Quarter Report

Fortunes may be turning around for the Grizzlies after losing four in a row. They are fully in control with a 88-67 lead over the Jazz. The Grizzlies took a big hit to their ego on Sunday, so a win here would be a pleasant pick-me-up.

The Grizzlies came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Utah Jazz @ Memphis Grizzlies

Current Records: Utah 6-11, Memphis 3-13

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: FedExForum -- Memphis, Tennessee
  • TV: Bally Sports SouthEast Memphis
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $1.03

What to Know

The Grizzlies are on an eight-game streak of home losses, the Jazz a five-game streak of away losses, but someone's luck is about to change. The Memphis Grizzlies will take on the Utah Jazz at 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

The Grizzlies gave up the first points and the most points on Sunday. They suffered a grim 119-97 defeat to Minnesota. The Grizzlies found out winning isn't easy when your three-point shooting is a whole 17.1% worse than the opposition.

Meanwhile, it was close, but on Monday Utah sidestepped New Orleans for a 114-112 win.

Memphis has been struggling recently, as they've lost five of their last six matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 3-13 record this season. As for Utah, their victory bumped their record up to 6-11.

Looking ahead, the Grizzlies are the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by four points. Anyone thinking of taking them against the spread should keep this in mind: the team hasn't covered the last six times they've played Utah.

Wednesday's contest is shaping up to be a scrappy match: The Grizzlies haven't given up the ball easily this season, having only averaged 13.4 turnovers per game. It's a different story for the Jazz , though, as they've been averaging 16.8 per game. Given the Grizzlies' sizeable advantage in that area, the Jazz will need to find a way to close that gap. Check back here after the action for a full breakdown and analysis of the contest.


Memphis is a 4-point favorite against Utah, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Grizzlies as a 4.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 223.5 points.

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Series History

Utah has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Memphis.

  • Nov 10, 2023 - Utah 127 vs. Memphis 121
  • Nov 01, 2023 - Utah 133 vs. Memphis 109
  • Feb 15, 2023 - Memphis 117 vs. Utah 111
  • Jan 08, 2023 - Memphis 123 vs. Utah 118
  • Oct 31, 2022 - Utah 121 vs. Memphis 105
  • Oct 29, 2022 - Utah 124 vs. Memphis 123
  • Apr 05, 2022 - Utah 121 vs. Memphis 115
  • Jan 28, 2022 - Memphis 119 vs. Utah 109
  • Nov 22, 2021 - Memphis 119 vs. Utah 118
  • Jun 02, 2021 - Utah 126 vs. Memphis 110

Injury Report for the Grizzlies

  • Xavier Tillman: Out (Knee)
  • Marcus Smart: Out (Foot)
  • Luke Kennard: Out (Knee)
  • Jake LaRavia: Out (Eye)
  • Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles)
  • Steven Adams: Out for the Season (Knee)

Injury Report for the Jazz

  • Kris Dunn: Out (Personal)
  • Lauri Markkanen: Out (Hamstring)