Grizzlies vs Thunder Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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The Memphis Grizzlies (15-9) are favorites (-7) in their matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder (11-13) at FedExForum on December 7, 2022, which will see two of the NBA’s best players — the Grizzlies’ Ja Morant and the Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander — on display. The over/under for the matchup is set at 232.5 points.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Thunder

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -257 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at +208 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 232.5 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSE
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Arena: FedExForum

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Grizzlies are 11-11-2 this season. Memphis has been victorious in 14, or 77.8%, of the 18 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 13 times in 24 opportunities (54.2%).

In the Thunder’s 24 games this year, they have 15 wins against the spread. Oklahoma City has been the underdog on the moneyline 18 total times this season. OKC has finished 9-9 in those games. Thunder games this year have gone over the point total 62.5% of the time (15 out of 24 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Grizzlies

Grizzlies Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 20 28.5 6.3 7.5 1.1 0.3 1.9
Desmond Bane 12 24.7 4.9 4.8 0.6 0.3 3.8
Jaren Jackson Jr. 8 19.4 6.6 0.1 0.9 2.9 1.8
Dillon Brooks 21 17.5 3.8 2.9 1 0.1 2.2
Tyus Jones 24 10.4 2.1 4.5 0.6 0.1 1.5

Thunder

Thunder Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 22 31.3 4.8 6 1.8 1.1 1
Josh Giddey 21 14.8 7.6 5.5 0.6 0.5 0.9
Luguentz Dort 24 14.2 4.6 2.3 1.2 0.4 1.7
Jalen Williams 20 10.8 3.3 2.5 0.6 0.4 0.7
Aleksej Pokusevski 21 9.3 5 1.7 0.6 1.5 1.2
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Grizzlies vs. Thunder Injury Report

Thunder: Kenrich Williams: Out (Knee), Chet Holmgren: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis is posting 114.8 points per game (10th-ranked in NBA) this season, while ceding 112.8 points per contest (14th-ranked). The Grizzlies score 116.5 points per game at home, compared to 113.2 points per game away from home, a difference of 3.3 points per contest. The Grizzlies have seen a decrease in scoring recently, racking up 114.7 points per game in their last 10 contests, 0.1 points fewer than the 114.8 they’ve scored this year.

Memphis is draining 12.2 three-pointers per game (10th-ranked in NBA) this season, while putting up a 36.1% three-point percentage (12th-ranked). The Grizzlies have taken 63.6% two-pointers and 36.4% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s baskets, 71.5% are two-pointers and 28.5% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder

In 2022-23, Oklahoma City is sixth in the NBA on offense (117 points scored per game) and second-worst defensively (117.7 points allowed). The Thunder average 119 points per game at home, and 115.3 on the road. The Thunder are putting up 118 points per game over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 117.

Oklahoma City is 18th in the league in 3-pointers made (11.5 per game) and 20th in 3-point percentage (33.9%). In 2022-23, the Thunder have attempted 35.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.1% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 26.3% of the Thunder’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 73.7% have been 2-pointers.

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Predictions and Pick

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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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