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NBA: Grizzlies vs Rockets Prediction 11/22/2023

The Memphis Grizzlies (3-10) travel to face off against the Houston Rockets (6-6) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Toyota Center in Toyota Center and televised on Spac. Both the Grizzlies and Rockets will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

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The Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Grizzlies conveyed a message to the Celtics with a score of 102-100. Turning the tide, the Grizzlies picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 56-53.

So far this season, the Grizzlies has a record of 3-10, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Rockets. In road games, the Grizzlies have a 3-4 record this season, in contrast to their 0-6 record when playing at home.

The Grizzlies have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 5-8. During this season, Memphis has a 2-5 record against the spread as favorites and 3-3 as underdogs.

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Alperen Sengün led Houston with 30 points against the Warriors, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 46.3% in the game. While Jabari Smith Jr. was 2nd on the team with 17 points, Houston fell short in the game with a final score of 121-116.

Facing the Grizzlies, the Rockets currently hold an overall record of 6-6 and aim to end their three game losing streak. Throughout their 12 games, the Rockets have posted a 5-5 record against Western Conference opponents, while going 1-1 in non-conference matchups.

Houston comes in with an overall ATS record of 9-3 so far this season. In their last six home games, Houston has successfully covered the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 6-1 at home compared to 3-2 on the road.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

Through 13 games games, Memphis is averaging 108.7 points per game (28th). The Grizzlies come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 14.1 made 3’s per game. If the Memphis offense is going to improve, they would benefit from attacking the basket and generating looks at the line. So far, they are ranked just 27th in made free-throws per game.

Rockets Offense Breakdown

Houston has recorded an average of 109.9 points per game (26th) throughout 12 games games. Coming into today’s game, the Rockets will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 12.4 made 3’s per game. If Houston continues to struggle with their outside shot, they may look to start playing with more pace, as they are currently 26th in the league in possessions per game.

Grizzlies Team Defense

At this time, the Grizzlies’ defense is positioned 19th in the NBA, permitting 114.2 points per game.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.1% while allowing 41.4% from downtown.

Rockets Team Defense

This season, the Rockets defense has been impressive, holding the 5th position in the league while permitting an average of 107.0 points per contest.

Houston’s defense is currently forcing 12.7 turnovers per game, which is 9th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 28th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.4 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And Rockets

For today’s matchup, we project Desmond Bane to lead the scoring for the Grizzlies, putting up 20 points and shooting at a rate of 8/17. During this season, he is delivering an average of 25.8 points per game, along with 4.3 rebounds.

As for Houston, Alperen Sengün is projected to be the primary scorer for the Rockets. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 17, and adding 6 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 58.8% and is averaging 20.9 points per contest.

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  • Through their last ten road games, Memphis has an ATS record of just 3-7. However, their overall record was 3-7 while averaging 106 points per game.
  • In their last three home games, Houston has averaged 106 points per game while allowing 110. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-3 while going 3-0.
  • The last ten games that Memphis was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Rockets have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 5-4-1.

Grizzlies vs Rockets Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Rockets, with a final score of 106-100, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Rockets at -5.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 213 and given that our model is projecting 206 points between the teams, we like the under.

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