The Memphis Grizzlies (43-27) host the Dallas Mavericks (36-35) at FedExForum, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, March 20, 2023. The Mavericks are 4-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is 227.5.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Mavericks
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Dallas Mavericks 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 -177 odds to pick up the win, while the Mavericks are listed at +150 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 227.5 points.
Grizzlies vs. Mavericks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 20, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Grizzlies vs. Mavericks Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Grizzlies are 33-34-3 this year. Memphis has come away with 40 wins in the 53 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. The Grizzlies have gone over the point total in 43.7% of their opportunities this year (31 times in 71 games with a set point total).
The Mavericks are 26-42-3 against the spread this year. Dallas has won seven of the 24 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (29.2%). Mavericks games this year have gone over the point total 38 times in 71 opportunities (53.5%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||53||17.5||6.6||0.9||1||3.1||1.5|
|Tim Hardaway Jr.||64||14.2||3.6||1.8||0.7||0.2||3|
Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Jaren Jackson: Probable (Calf), Ja Morant: Out (Conditioning), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Vince Williams Jr.: Out (Right Shoulder)
Mavericks: Luka Dončić: Out (Thigh), Markieff Morris: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis is averaging 116.1 points per game (10th-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 112.2 points per contest (sixth-ranked). The Grizzlies are putting up 119 points per game this season at home, which is 5.7 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (113.3). The Grizzlies have been racking up 116.7 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 116.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Memphis is sinking 11.7 threes per game (17th-ranked in NBA) this year, while owning a 34.7% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). When it comes to shot breakdown, the Grizzlies have taken 63.5% two-pointers (accounting for 73.1% of the team’s buckets) and 36.5% from beyond the arc (26.9%).
What you need to know about the Dallas Mavericks
Dallas scores 113.8 points per game and give up 113.3, ranking them 17th in the NBA on offense and 14th on defense. In 2022-23 the Mavericks are averaging 2.6 more points per game at home (115.1) than away (112.5). In their past 10 games, the Mavericks are averaging 115.9 points per contest, 2.1 more than their season average (113.8).
In 2022-23 Dallas is third-best in the league in 3-point makes (15.1 per game), and it ranks No. 9 in 3-point percentage (37.1%). In 2022-23, the Mavericks have attempted 51.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 48.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 61.8% of the Mavericks’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 38.2% have been 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Grizzlies, and we project that Grizzlies will cover the spread (Grizzlies -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 227.5 points.
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