Grizzlies vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, March 24, 2023

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Grizzlies vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 24, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets (18-55), who are a 13-point underdog when they take the court against Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies (45-27) on March 24, 2023. The over/under for the game is 233.5.

Grizzlies vs. Rockets Odds

  • Grizzlies odds to win: -853
  • Rockets odds to win: +575
  • Spread: Grizzlies (-13)
  • Total: 233.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee
  • TV: BSSE and SportsNet SW

Who Will Win Grizzlies vs. Rockets?

Grizzlies and Rockets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Grizzlies have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 13 points or more this season (0-1).

When they have played as at least 13-point underdogs this year, the Rockets are 1-3 against the spread.

These teams average a combined 226.7 points per game, 6.8 fewer points than the over/under of 233.5 set for this game.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 230.6 points per game, 2.9 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

The average total the Grizzlies have had set in matchups this year is 5.0 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Houston this season is 4.7 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Memphis is 33-35-4 against the spread this season.

The Rockets are 29-40-4 against the spread this year.

Grizzlies Stats & Insights

The Grizzlies have a +282 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.9 points per game. They’re putting up 116.2 points per game to rank 10th in the league and are giving up 112.3 per outing to rank eighth in the NBA.

The Grizzlies pull down 46.8 rebounds per game (second in the league) while allowing 44.6 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 2.2 boards per game.

Memphis connects on 1.2 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 11.7 (17th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.9.

The Grizzlies’ 111.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 17th in the NBA, and the 107.8 points they allow per 100 possessions rank second in the league.

During the 2022-23 season, the Grizzlies score 5.8 more points per home game on average than on the road (119.1 at home, 113.3 on the road), but are giving up 7.3 fewer points per home game compared to road games (108.6 at home, 115.9 on the road).

Rockets Stats & Insights

The Rockets put up 110.5 points per game (29th in league) while allowing 118.3 per contest (27th in NBA). They have a -569 scoring differential and have been outscored by 7.8 points per game.

The 46.4 rebounds per game Houston accumulates rank fourth in the league, 5.1 more than the 41.3 its opponents record.

The Rockets hit 10.7 three-pointers per game (25th in the league) while shooting 32.7% from beyond the arc (29th in NBA). They are making 3.9 fewer threes than their opponents, who drain 14.6 per game at 37.3%.

The Rockets rank 29th in the NBA with 107.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 29th defensively with 116.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, Houston averages 110.2 points per game. Away, it averages 110.9.

Grizzlies Key Players to Watch

The Grizzlies active leader in points and assists this season is Morant, who scores 26.9 points per game along with 8.1 assists.

Jaren Jackson Jr. averages 18.0 points per game and adds 6.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists for the Grizzlies.

Desmond Bane leads active Grizzlies in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Tyus Jones averages 1.0 steal per game, while Jackson has 3.0 blocks per contest.

Rockets Key Players to Watch

Green puts up 22.1 points per game and also tacks on 3.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists per contest.

This season, Alperen Sengun is averaging 14.8 points, 3.8 assists and 8.7 rebounds per game.

Green averages 2.5 made threes per game.

The Rockets’ defensive effort gets a boost from Tari Eason (1.2 steals per game) and Jabari Smith Jr. (0.9 blocks per game).

Grizzlies vs. Rockets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Grizzlies (- 13)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (233.5)

  • Prediction:
    Grizzlies 122 – Rockets 106

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