Grizzlies vs Pelicans Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Friday, November 25, 2022

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The Memphis Grizzlies (10-8) face the New Orleans Pelicans (11-7) as slight, 2.5-point favorites on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on NBA. A 227-point over/under has been installed for this matchup.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Pelicans

Memphis Grizzlies vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -136 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +115 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 227 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Arena: FedExForum

Grizzlies vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

The Grizzlies have played 18 games, with six wins against the spread. Memphis has been the favorite in 13 games this season and has come away with the win 10 times (76.9%) in those contests. Grizzlies games this year have gone over the total in nine out of 18 opportunities (50%).

In the Pelicans’ 18 games this year, they have 10 wins against the spread. New Orleans has been the moneyline underdog six total times this season. NOLA has finished 3-3 in those games. Pelicans games this year have hit the over on 10 of 18 set point totals (55.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Grizzlies

Grizzlies Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 15 28.9 6.3 7 1.1 0.3 1.9
Desmond Bane 12 24.7 4.9 4.8 0.6 0.3 3.8
Jaren Jackson Jr. 3 18 7 0.3 1.3 4.3 1.3
Dillon Brooks 15 16.7 3.6 2.6 0.9 0.1 2.1
Tyus Jones 18 10.6 1.8 4.2 0.7 0.1 1.4

Pelicans

Pelicans Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zion Williamson 13 23.1 6.4 3.7 1.1 0.3 0.2
Brandon Ingram 14 21.7 5.2 4.8 0.9 0.7 2
CJ McCollum 17 18.7 5.1 6.1 1.2 0.6 2.4
Jonas Valančiūnas 18 13.7 9.3 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.7
Trey Murphy III 16 11.3 4.4 1.3 1 0.4 2.3
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Grizzlies: Santi Aldama: Doubtful (Illness), John Konchar: Questionable (Calf), Desmond Bane: Out (Toe), Ziaire Williams: Out (Knee), Danny Green: Out (Acl/Lcl)

Pelicans: Trey Murphy: Questionable (Foot), CJ McCollum: Out (Illness), EJ Liddell: Out (Knee), Kira Lewis: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is putting up 114.1 points per game (13th-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 113.9 points per contest (17th-ranked). The Grizzlies are putting up 116.5 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 112.2 points per contest. The Grizzlies have seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 111.6 points per game in their last 10 contests, 2.5 points fewer than the 114.1 they’ve scored this season.

So far this year, Memphis is making 12.2 three-pointers per game (11th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.6% (15th-ranked) from beyond the arc. Of the shots attempted by the Grizzlies in 2022-23, 63.1% of them have been two-pointers (71.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.9% have been from beyond the arc (28.6%).

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What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans

In 2022-23, New Orleans is third-best in the NBA offensively (117.6 points scored per game) and ranked 11th on defense (110.6 points allowed). In 2022-23 the Pelicans are scoring five fewer points per game at home (115.1) than away (120.1). The Pelicans are averaging 117.5 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 0.1 fewer points than their average for the season (117.6).

Beyond the arc, New Orleans is 19th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (11.6). It is fourth-best in 3-point percentage at 38.5%. The Pelicans take 33.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 66.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.4% of the Pelicans’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.6% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the Pelicans, and we expect that Pelicans will cover the spread (Grizzlies -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 227 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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