Celtics vs Grizzlies Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, February 12, 2023

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The high-powered offense of the Boston Celtics (40-16) matches up with the stalwart defense of the Memphis Grizzlies (34-21) on February 12, 2023 at TD Garden, where the Celtics are four-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is 226.5 points.

How to bet Celtics vs. Grizzlies

Boston Celtics vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with oddsmakers listing the Celtics as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -172 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +145 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 226.5 points.

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Celtics vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, February 12, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Arena: TD Garden

Celtics vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends

The Celtics have played 56 games, with 28 wins against the spread. Boston has been the favorite in 53 games this season and has come away with the win 38 times (71.7%) in those contests. Celtics games this year have hit the over on 28 of 55 set point totals.

The Grizzlies have played 55 games, with 26 wins against the spread. Memphis has been the moneyline underdog 10 total times this season. Memphis has finished 1-9 in those games. Grizzlies games this year have gone over the point total 25 times in 55 opportunities (45.5%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Celtics Leaders
Jayson Tatum 53 30.8 8.6 4.5 1 0.8 3.3
Malcolm Brogdon 48 14.3 4.2 3.7 0.6 0.3 2
Derrick White 56 11.3 3.3 3.6 0.7 0.9 1.7
Al Horford 43 9.1 6.1 2.7 0.5 0.9 2
Grant Williams 55 8.7 4.7 1.7 0.7 0.4 1.5


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 46 27.5 5.9 8.3 1 0.3 1.7
Desmond Bane 33 21.5 4.8 4.1 1 0.3 3.1
Jaren Jackson Jr. 38 16.7 6.6 0.8 1 3.3 1.5
Dillon Brooks 50 14.9 3.3 2.6 0.9 0.2 1.8
Brandon Clarke 49 10.5 5.6 1.2 0.6 0.7 0
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Celtics: Malcolm Brogdon: Probable (Achilles), Jaylen Brown: Out (Face), Marcus Smart: Out (Ankle), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)

Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Boston Celtics

Boston is allowing 111.5 points per game this season (sixth-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived offensively, averaging 117.6 points per game (fourth-best). Offensively the Celtics have played better when playing at home this season, averaging 121.1 points per game, compared to 113.7 per game on the road. The Celtics have seen a downturn in scoring lately, racking up 111.8 points per game in their last 10 outings, 5.8 points fewer than the 117.6 they’ve scored this season.

Boston is top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking second-best in the league with 15.8 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks seventh with a 37.6% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Celtics are attempting 46 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 52.3% of the shots they’ve taken (and 62.2% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 41.9 threes per contest, which are 47.7% of their shots (and 37.8% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is ninth in the league in points scored (116.2 per game) and eighth in points allowed (112.1). At home the Grizzlies are scoring 118.6 points per game, 4.8 more than they are averaging away (113.8). Over their last 10 games, the Grizzlies are posting 110.2 points per contest, six fewer points than their season average (116.2).

In 2022-23, Memphis is 21st in the NBA in 3-point makes (11.2 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (34.4%). The Grizzlies attempt 35.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.9% of the Grizzlies’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 74.1% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Celtics, and we project that Celtics will cover the spread (Celtics -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 226.5 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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