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Jazz vs. Grizzlies pick against the spread, best player prop for Game 3

We go over some of the best betting options for the NBA first round 2021 NBA playoff matchup between the Utah Jazz and Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday.

Memphis Grizzlies v Utah Jazz - Game Two
Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies attempts to drive between Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz in Game Two of the Western Conference first-round playoff series at Vivint Smart Home Arena on May 26, 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

The Utah Jazz and Memphis Grizzlies head into Game 3 with the series even at 1-1 and both squads having reasons for optimism. Donovan Mitchell returned in Game 2 to lift the Jazz while Ja Morant is emerging as a superstar in the making for the Grizzlies. Here’s how bettors should approach Game 3 in Memphis.

Jazz vs. Grizzlies, 9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

Pick ATS: Jazz -5 (-114)

With Mitchell back, the Jazz are back at full strength and have the upper hand. They’ll be aiming to take back home-court advantage with at least one win in Memphis, but Game 3 provides a big opportunity coming off a win in Game 2. Morant should shine again, but the Jazz have enough defense to limit Memphis’ supporting cast in this contest.

Player Prop: Ja Morant Points, Rebounds and Assists over 36.5 (-127)

Morant is averaging 36.5 points per game after a 47-point outing in Game 2. Expect that total to go down slightly, but he should be able to pick up enough rebounds and assists to get the over in this one. Morant is the focus of Memphis’ offense and he knows he needs to put up big numbers for the Grizzlies to pull off the upset.

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