A game featuring a sputtering NBA team will see the Houston Rockets (13-48) play the Memphis Grizzlies (37-23) at Toyota Center on March 1, 2023. The Rockets have lost 10 in a row and are 0-10 over their last 10 games. They enter this matchup as 10-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 230 points for this matchup.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Rockets
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -461 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +355 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230 points.
Grizzlies vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Houston, Texas
- Arena: Toyota Center
Grizzlies vs. Rockets Betting Trends
The Grizzlies are 28-29-3 against the spread this year. Memphis has won 36, or 75%, of the 48 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 26 times in 61 opportunities (42.6%).
The Rockets are 22-35-4 against the spread this year. Houston has won 22% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (13-46). Rockets games this season have hit the over 30 times in 61 opportunities (49.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||43||16.7||6.7||0.8||1.1||3.3||1.5|
|Kevin Porter Jr.||40||19.2||5.5||5.6||1.3||0.4||2.2|
|Jabari Smith Jr.||58||11.9||7.1||1.2||0.5||1||1.5|
|Kenyon Martin Jr.||61||11.9||5.6||1.6||0.5||0.4||0.8|
Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Jake LaRavia: Out (Back)
Rockets: Danny Green: Out (Trade Pending), John Wall: Out (Abdominal), Kevin Porter: Out (Foot), Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis is scoring 116 points per game (ninth-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 111.8 points per contest (sixth-ranked). The Grizzlies are averaging 118.4 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 113.3 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Grizzlies have been racking up 112.4 points per game, an average that’s a little lower than the 116 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Memphis ranks 21st in the NBA with 11.2 threes per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 24th with a 34% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Of the shots taken by the Grizzlies in 2022-23, 64.4% of them have been two-pointers (74.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.6% have been three-pointers (25.8%).
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
On offense, Houston is the second-worst team in the NBA (109.7 points per game). On defense, it is third-worst (118.6 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Rockets are averaging 0.2 more points per game at home (109.8) than away (109.6). The Rockets are scoring 110.2 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is 0.5 more than their average for the season (109.7).
Beyond the arc, Houston is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.8). It is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.5%. In 2022-23, the Rockets have taken 62.6% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.4% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 73% of the Rockets’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 27% have been 3-pointers.
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