Grizzlies vs Suns Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, January 22, 2023

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The Memphis Grizzlies (31-14) are 8.5-point favorites against the Phoenix Suns (23-24) on January 22, 2023 at Footprint Center. The Grizzlies are on a roll, going 9-1 over their past 10 games. The matchup’s point total is 233.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Suns

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -380 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +301 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 233 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 22, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSAZ
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center

Grizzlies vs. Suns Betting Trends

The Grizzlies are 22-20-3 against the spread this year. Memphis has come away with 30 wins in the 38 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. The Grizzlies have eclipsed the over/under in 48.9% of their opportunities this year (23 times in 47 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Suns are 23-23-1 this season. Phoenix has put together a 6-13 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 31.6% of those games). Suns games this year have gone over the point total 46.8% of the time (22 out of 47 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Grizzlies Leaders
Ja Morant 38 27.2 5.6 7.9 1 0.3 1.7
Desmond Bane 25 21.6 5.1 4.1 0.8 0.3 3.2
Jaren Jackson Jr. 29 16.4 6.8 0.9 1.1 3.3 1.5
Dillon Brooks 41 16.1 3.5 2.6 0.8 0.2 2
Tyus Jones 45 10.8 2.3 4.7 1 0 1.6


Suns Leaders
Deandre Ayton 40 17.5 9.9 2.1 0.5 0.7 0.2
Mikal Bridges 47 15.7 4.4 3.4 1.1 0.9 1.7
Cameron Johnson 9 13.7 3.7 1.8 1.1 0.6 2.7
Damion Lee 47 9.1 3.4 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.8
Torrey Craig 44 8.2 5.5 1.5 0.7 0.6 1.3
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Grizzlies vs. Suns Injury Report

Suns: Josh Okogie: Probable (Nose), Deandre Ayton: Out (Illness), Chris Paul: Out (Hip), Cameron Johnson: Out (Injury Management), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot), Cameron Payne: Out (Foot), Devin Booker: Out (Groin), Jae Crowder: Out (Not Injury Related)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is allowing 111.9 points per game this season (seventh-ranked in NBA), but it has really played well offensively, putting up 117.6 points per contest (third-best). Offensively the Grizzlies have fared better when playing at home this year, scoring 120 points per game, compared to 115 per game on the road. The Grizzlies’ offense has been much better over their last 10 games, racking up 125.3 points per contest compared to the 117.6 they’ve averaged this year.

This year, Memphis is making 11.5 treys per game (18th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35% (20th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Grizzlies have taken 64.7% two-pointers and 35.3% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 73.8% are two-pointers and 26.2% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

In 2022-23, Phoenix is 19th in the league offensively (112.7 points scored per game) and eighth on defense (112 points allowed). The Suns are putting up more points at home (114.2 per game) than away (111.2). Over their last 10 games, the Suns are averaging 103.8 points per contest, 8.9 fewer points than their season average (112.7).

Beyond the arc, Phoenix is eighth in the league in 3-pointers made per game (12.8). It is third-best in 3-point percentage at 38.4%. The Suns take 62.9% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 37.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.2% of the Suns’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 30.8% are 3-pointers.

Grizzlies vs. Suns Predictions and Pick

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