Grizzlies vs Lakers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, February 28, 2023

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The Memphis Grizzlies (36-23) host the Los Angeles Lakers (29-32) at FedExForum on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. The contest begins at 7:30 PM ET and airs on TNT. The Grizzlies are 9-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s point total is 230.5.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Lakers

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -389 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +308 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230.5 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Arena: FedExForum

Grizzlies vs. Lakers Betting Trends

In the Grizzlies’ 59 games this year, they have 27 wins against the spread. Memphis has won 35, or 74.5%, of the 47 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Grizzlies games this year have gone over the point total 26 times in 61 opportunities (42.6%).

The Lakers are 29-30-2 against the spread this season. Los Angeles has won 40.9% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (18-26). Lakers games this year have hit the over on 31 of 61 set point totals (50.8%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 50 27 5.9 8.1 1.1 0.3 1.6
Desmond Bane 37 21.3 5 4.1 1 0.4 3
Jaren Jackson Jr. 42 16.7 6.6 0.9 1.1 3.2 1.5
Dillon Brooks 54 14.6 3.3 2.5 0.8 0.2 1.8
Brandon Clarke 53 10.3 5.6 1.3 0.6 0.7 0


Lakers Leaders
Anthony Davis 37 25.7 12.4 2.5 1.1 2 0.4
D’Angelo Russell 58 17.6 3.1 6.1 1 0.4 2.7
Malik Beasley 60 13.4 3.5 1.7 0.9 0.1 3.1
Lonnie Walker IV 44 12.8 2 1.3 0.6 0.3 1.7
Dennis Schroder 47 12.5 2.5 4.3 0.7 0.1 1.2
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Grizzlies vs. Lakers Injury Report

Lakers: D’Angelo Russell: Doubtful (Ankle), Anthony Davis: Probable (Foot), LeBron James: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

With 115.9 points per game on offense, Memphis ranks ninth in the NBA. At the other end, it gives up 111.9 points per contest, which ranks sixth in the league. At home, the Grizzlies are averaging five more points per game (118.3) than they are away from home (113.3). The Grizzlies have seen a downturn in scoring recently, racking up 111.5 points per game in their last 10 contests, 4.4 points fewer than the 115.9 they’ve scored this season.

Memphis is draining 11.3 threes per game (21st-ranked in NBA) this year, while owning a 34.3% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). This season, the Grizzlies have taken 64.3% two-pointers, accounting for 73.9% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 35.7% from beyond the arc (26.1% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers

Los Angeles puts up 117 points per game and give up 117.9, ranking them sixth in the league offensively and 24th defensively. At home the Lakers are putting up 118.1 points per game, two more than they are averaging on the road (116.1). In their past 10 games, the Lakers are scoring 118.2 points per contest, 1.2 more than their season average (117).

Los Angeles is the third-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.5 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.7%). In 2022-23, the Lakers have attempted 65.4% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 34.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 75.8% of the Lakers’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 24.2% have been 3-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the Grizzlies, and we predict that Lakers will cover the spread (Grizzlies -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 230.5 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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