A game featuring one of the NBA’s hottest squads will see the Memphis Grizzlies (20-11, 8-2 over their last 10) face the Golden State Warriors (15-18) at Chase Center on December 25, 2022. The Grizzlies are eight-point favorites. The matchup has a 232.5 point total.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Warriors
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Golden State Warriors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with oddsmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -312 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +251 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 232.5 points.
Grizzlies vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, December 25, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Grizzlies vs. Warriors Betting Trends
The Grizzlies have played 31 games, with 15 wins against the spread. Memphis has been the favorite in 24 games this season and has come away with the win 19 times (79.2%) in those contests. The Grizzlies have gone over the point total in 45.5% of their opportunities this year (15 times in 33 games with a set point total).
The Warriors are 14-19-0 against the spread this year. Golden State has gone 2-10 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 16.7% of those games). Warriors games this season have gone over the point total 20 times in 33 opportunities (60.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||15||16.9||6.3||0.6||1||3.1||1.7|
Grizzlies vs. Warriors Injury Report
Warriors: Donte DiVincenzo: Probable (Illness), Andrew Wiggins: Questionable (Adductor), JaMychal Green: Questionable (Illness), Klay Thompson: Out (Knee), Stephen Curry: Out (Shoulder), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Offensively, Memphis is putting up 115.7 points per game (sixth-ranked in league). It is surrendering 110.9 points per contest at the other end (eighth-ranked). When playing at home, the Grizzlies are putting up seven more points per game (119.3) than they are in away games (112.3). The Grizzlies have been scoring 117.2 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 115.7 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Memphis ranks 14th in the NBA with 11.7 three-pointers per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 16th with a 35.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Of the shots attempted by the Grizzlies in 2022-23, 63.7% of them have been two-pointers (72.8% of the team’s made baskets) and 36.3% have been threes (27.2%).
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Offensively, Golden State is the fifth-best squad in the league (116.5 points per game). However on defense it is fourth-worst (117.9 points conceded per game). At home the Warriors are putting up 120.2 points per game, 6.5 more than they are averaging on the road (113.7). While the Warriors are scoring 116.5 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their past 10 games, tallying 113.9 points per contest.
In 2022-23 Golden State is best in the NBA in 3-point makes (16.2 per game), and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (38%). The Warriors take 52.1% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 47.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 62% of the Warriors’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 38% are 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this matchup is the Grizzlies, and we predict that Warriors will cover the spread (Grizzlies -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 232.5 points.
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