Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Grizzlies vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 3/6/2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (21-41) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (35-26) on Wednesday, March 6th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. The Grizzlies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the 76ers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Nets. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Grizzlies vs 76ers

memphis grizzlies nba

The Grizzlies Are Coming Off A Win

The Grizzlies took down the Nets in their most recent game with a final score of 106-102. Before the game, the Grizzlies were the underdogs with a +9.5 point advantage, securing both a straight-up and ATS victory. Before the game, the over/under line was 206 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

Coming into their matchup with the 76ers, the Grizzlies have an overall record of 21-41 and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In the Western Conference, the Grizzlies are 13th overall and are 4th in the Southwest division.

Memphis’ ATS record sits below .500 (30-32). This season, Memphis has a 5-11 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 25-21 when playing as underdogs.

The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Nets, Kelly Oubre Jr. was the top scorer for the 76ers’ offense, scoring 30 points and shooting 11/20 from the field. Tobias Harris added 18 points, but unfortunately, Philadelphia was defeated in the game with a score of 112-107.

As they prepare to take on the Grizzlies, the 76ers are hoping to stay above .500 and are currently 35-26. Against teams from the Eastern Conference, the 76ers are 23-18 and have gone 12-8 against non-conference opponents throughout their 61 games.

Philadelphia has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 34-27 against the spread. This season, Philadelphia has a 25-16 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 9-11 when playing as underdogs.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

The Grizzlies come into today’s game as the 30th ranked scoring offense at 106.1 points per game.

The Grizzlies come into this game ranked 30th in the NBA in scoring at just 106.1 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 108.7 points per game. However, they have been held below the league scoring average in 80.6% of their games this season.

When it comes to field goal percentage, Memphis is 30th in the league at 43%. They are also just 29th in two-point shooting at 51%. However, the Grizzlies have been one of the more aggressive teams from beyond the arc, ranking 5th in three-point attempts.

Overall, Memphis is 16th in pace this season at 98.2 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 23rd in the league with an average of 25 per game. On the offensive glass, the Grizzlies are 22nd in the NBA.

76ers Offense Breakdown

philadelphia 76ers

Through 61 games the 76ers are averaging 117 points per contest, placing them 13th in the NBA.

At home, the 76ers average 117.3 points per game, which is 13th in the NBA. Overall, they are 13th in scoring at 117.0 points per contest. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 19th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 22nd in three-point percentage at 36%. On average, they make 11.6 threes per game, which is 26th in the NBA. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 18th in the league at 47%.

Philadelphia is one of the top teams in the NBA in getting to the free-throw line. They are 2nd in free-throw attempts per game at 25.3 and lead the league in makes at 21.1 per contest. In terms of assists, the 76ers are 24th in the NBA.

Grizzlies Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Grizzlies’ defense is giving up an average of 112.6 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Grizzlies defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.9% and 37.9% from three-point territory.

76ers Team Defense

At present, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 14th, allowing 113.7 points per game. So far this season, the 76ers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 4th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 24.6 times per game vs. Philadelphia.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And 76ers

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Jaren Jackson Jr. as the primary point contributor for the Grizzlies, finishing with 22 points while maintaining a 8/16 shooting accuracy. This season, he is averaging 22.4 points per game along with 5.5 boards.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Tyrese Maxey to be the top scorer for the 76ers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 24, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.9% and is averaging 26 points per contest.

Grizzlies vs 76ers Trends

  • Across their last three road contests, Memphis has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 104 points per game.
  • Although Philadelphia has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 108 points per game in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Grizzlies have a straight up record of 3-7. Their record vs the spread in these games was 7-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the 76ers have an ATS mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. Philadelphia posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.

Grizzlies vs 76ers Prediction

In this Grizzlies vs. 76ers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Grizzlies at +5.5. While we project the 76ers to win 109-105, our recommendation is to bet on the Grizzlies for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 209.5, and our model projects the Grizzlies and 76ers to reach a combined total of 214 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.