The Memphis Grizzlies (35-23) host the Denver Nuggets (42-18) on February 25, 2023 at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are favorites, by 2.5 points, in a contest featuring one of the league’s best defensive squads (the Grizzlies) versus one of the most efficient offensive squads (the Nuggets). The matchup’s point total is 235.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Nuggets
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Denver Nuggets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -138 odds to pick up the win, while the Nuggets are listed at +117 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235 points.
Grizzlies vs. Nuggets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Grizzlies vs. Nuggets Betting Trends
The Grizzlies are 26-29-3 against the spread this year. Memphis has won 34, or 73.9%, of the 46 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 26 times in 60 opportunities (43.3%).
The Nuggets have played 60 games, with 33 wins against the spread. Denver has gone 8-7 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 53.3% of those games). Nuggets games this year have gone over the point total 48.3% of the time (29 out of 60 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||41||17||6.7||0.9||1.1||3.3||1.5|
|Michael Porter Jr.||43||17||5.4||1||0.7||0.5||3|
Grizzlies vs. Nuggets Injury Report
Nuggets: Aaron Gordon: Out (Rib), Zeke Nnaji: Questionable (Shoulder)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
So far this season, Memphis is averaging 115.9 points per game (ninth-ranked in NBA) and surrendering 112.2 points per contest (seventh-ranked). Offensively the Grizzlies have performed better in home games this season, averaging 118.5 points per game, compared to 113.3 per game away from home. The Grizzlies have been scoring 110.3 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 115.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Memphis ranks 21st in the NBA with 11.2 treys per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 24th with a 34.3% shooting percentage from three-point land. The Grizzlies are attempting 59.4 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 64.5% of the shots they’ve taken (and 74% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.8 three-pointers per contest, which are 35.5% of their shots (and 26% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Denver puts up 117.1 points per game and give up 112.7, ranking them sixth in the league offensively and 13th on defense. At home the Nuggets are putting up 121.3 points per game, 8.8 more than they are averaging on the road (112.5). In their previous 10 games, the Nuggets are averaging 119.6 points per contest, 2.5 more than their season average (117.1).
In 2022-23 Denver is 13th in the league in 3-point makes (12.2 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (39.4%). In 2022-23, the Nuggets have attempted 35.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.6% of the Nuggets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.4% have been 2-pointers.
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