Grizzlies vs Raptors Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, December 29, 2022

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The Memphis Grizzlies (20-13) visit the Toronto Raptors (15-19) at Scotiabank Arena, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, December 29, 2022. The Raptors are only 2.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 229 points for this matchup.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Raptors

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Toronto Raptors Odds

Point Spread

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


As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -150 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +127 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, December 29, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Grizzlies vs. Raptors Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Grizzlies are 15-15-3 this year. Memphis has been chosen as the favorite in 26 games this year and has walked away with the win 19 times (73.1%) in those games. Grizzlies games this year have eclipsed the over/under 16 times in 34 opportunities (47.1%).

The Raptors are 17-17-0 against the spread this season. Toronto has gone 5-10 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 33.3% of those games). Raptors games this season have gone over the point total 52.9% of the time (18 out of 34 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 28 27.1 6.3 7.8 1 0.2 1.8
Desmond Bane 15 22.4 4.5 3.9 0.5 0.3 3.2
Dillon Brooks 30 17.4 3.6 2.7 0.9 0.1 2.2
Jaren Jackson Jr. 17 15.9 6.1 0.6 1.1 3.1 1.5
Brandon Clarke 33 10.2 5.5 1.2 0.5 0.8 0


Raptors Leaders
Pascal Siakam 24 26.6 8.5 6.8 1 0.5 1.4
OG Anunoby 30 18.8 5.9 2.1 2.2 0.8 1.7
Fred VanVleet 28 18.5 3.9 6.1 1.6 0.5 2.8
Gary Trent Jr. 27 16.7 2 1.4 1.6 0.1 2.3
Scottie Barnes 31 14.6 6.9 4.7 0.8 0.7 1
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Grizzlies vs. Raptors Injury Report

Raptors: Christian Koloko: Questionable (Knee), Precious Achiuwa: Questionable (Ankle), Fred VanVleet: Questionable (Back), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

This year, Memphis is putting up 115.2 points per game (10th-ranked in NBA) and surrendering 111.7 points per contest (ninth-ranked). Offensively the Grizzlies have performed better at home this year, putting up 118.6 points per game, compared to 112.1 per game on the road. The Grizzlies have seen a decrease in scoring recently, racking up 115 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.2 points fewer than the 115.2 they’ve scored this season.

With 11.5 treys per game, Memphis is 18th in the NBA. It has a 34.4% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 20th in the league. The Grizzlies have taken 63.6% two-pointers and 36.4% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 73% are two-pointers and 27% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

At 111.4 points scored per game and 111.2 points allowed, Toronto is 22nd in the league on offense and seventh defensively. In 2022-23 the Raptors are averaging three more points per game at home (112.9) than on the road (109.9). Over their previous 10 games, the Raptors are putting up 112.8 points per game, 1.4 more than their season average (111.4).

Toronto is the third-worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (10.5 per game) and second-worst in 3-point percentage (32.8%). In 2022-23, the Raptors have attempted 64.4% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.2% of the Raptors’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 25.8% have been 3-pointers.

Grizzlies vs. Raptors Predictions and Pick

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