The Memphis Grizzlies (49-29) are favorites, by 18.5 points as they host the Portland Trail Blazers (33-45) on April 4, 2023 at FedExForum. This matchup features one of the hottest squads in the league against one of the coldest, as the Grizzlies are 8-2 in their past 10 games. The Trail Blazers, on the other hand, have gone 2-8 in their past 10. The matchup has a 229 point total.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 18.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -2285 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +1167 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 229 points.
Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Grizzlies are 36-38-4 this year. Memphis has been victorious in 46, or 75.4%, of the 61 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Grizzlies have gone over the point total in 44.9% of their opportunities this year (35 times in 78 games with a set point total).
The Trail Blazers are 35-42-1 against the spread this season. Portland has won 31.1% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (14-31). Trail Blazers games this season have hit the over on 38 of 78 set point totals (48.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Grizzlies: Steven Adams: Out (Knee), Brandon Clarke: Out (Achilles), Ziaire Williams: Out (Foot), Dillon Brooks: Out (Hip), Jake LaRavia: Out (Calf)
Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Knee), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Kevin Knox: Probable (Knee), Jerami Grant: Out (Quadricep), Damian Lillard: Out (Calf), Anfernee Simons: Out (Foot), Cameron Reddish: Out (Back), Matisse Thybulle: Out (Knee), Ryan Arcidiacono: Doubtful (Back), Keon Johnson: Out (Finger), Trendon Watford: Out (Ankle), John Butler: Probable (Ankle), Nassir Little: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
So far this year, Memphis is averaging 116.7 points per game (eighth-ranked in NBA) and giving up 112.7 points per contest (11th-ranked). The Grizzlies average 119.8 points per game when playing at home, compared to 113.4 points per game on the road, a difference of 6.4 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Grizzlies have picked up their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 123.5 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 116.7 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
Memphis is making 11.9 threes per game (16th-ranked in league). It has a 35.1% shooting percentage (22nd-ranked) from three-point land. Of the shots attempted by the Grizzlies in 2022-23, 63.1% of them have been two-pointers (72.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.9% have been threes (27.3%).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland scores 113.3 points per game and give up 116.5, making them 20th in the league offensively and 20th on defense. The Trail Blazers average 116 points per game at home, and 110.5 away. The Trail Blazers have performed worse offensively over their last 10 games, putting up 104.7 points per contest, 8.6 fewer points their than season average of 113.3.
Portland is eighth in the NBA in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (36.6%). In 2022-23, the Trail Blazers have attempted 41.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 58.4% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 32.1% of the Trail Blazers’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 67.9% have been 2-pointers.
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