The Memphis Grizzlies host the New York Knicks for both team’s first outing of the 2022-23 season. The contest will starting at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are 4-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is set at 226.5 points.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -179 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +151 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 226.5 points.
Grizzlies vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Grizzlies vs. Knicks Betting Trends
The Grizzlies’ record against the spread last season was 51-29-2. Memphis was the moneyline favorite 52 total times last season. It went 39-13 in those games. Out of 82 Grizzlies games last year, 43 hit the over.
The Knicks had 38 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. New York was underdogs in 43 games last season and won 14 (32.6%) of those contests. Out of 82 Knicks games last season, 38 hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Grizzlies vs. Knicks Injury Report
Grizzlies: Ziaire Williams: Out (Knee), Dillon Brooks: Doubtful (Thigh), Jaren Jackson: Out (Foot), Danny Green: Out (Acl/Lcl)
Knicks: Quentin Grimes: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis was the second-best team in the league in points scored (115.6 per game) and 12th in points allowed (109.9) last year. The Grizzlies averaged 117.3 points per game last season at home, which was 3.4 more points than they averaged when playing on the road (113.9).
Beyond the arc, Memphis was 23rd in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.5) last season. It was 16th in 3-point percentage at 35.3%. The Grizzlies attempted 34.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 65.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.5% of the Grizzlies’ buckets were 3-pointers, and 73.5% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
New York found it difficult to score points last season, ranking fifth-worst in the league with 106.5 points per game. It played better at the other end, ranking sixth by surrendering 106.6 points per contest. At home, the Knicks averaged 106 points per game last season. Away, they averaged 107.
New York made 13.2 three-pointers per game (eighth-ranked in league). It owned a 35.7% shooting percentage (13th-ranked) from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Knicks took 57.2% two-pointers (accounting for 65.0% of the team’s baskets) and 42.8% threes (35.0%).
Grizzlies vs. Knicks Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is the Grizzlies, and we project that Grizzlies will cover the spread (Grizzlies -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 226.5 points.
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