Memphis Grizzlies vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Memphis Grizzlies vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 3/4/2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (20-41) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (24-36) on Monday, March 4th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on YES. The Nets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Grizzlies are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Hawks. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Grizzlies tell to the Trail Blazers by a score of 107-100. In addition, to losing the game straight-up, the Grizzlies lost vs. the spread as -2.5 point favorites. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 207 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 210.

In their 61 games this season, the Grizzlies have gone 20-41 overall. They are 13-28 when facing other teams in the Western Conference and 7-13 in non-conference games. As underdogs today, the Grizzlies are +9 in the point spread.

For this season, Memphis has an ATS record of 29-32, along with an ongoing two game losing streak against the spread. Memphis has gone 5-11 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 24-21 when playing as underdogs.

The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nets notched a win against the Hawks in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 114-102. Heading into the game, the Nets were the underdogs at +1 giving them both a straight-up and ATS win. Concerning the over/under, the total of 216 points remained below the established over/under line of 218.5.

Currently, the Nets are 24-36 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are in 11th place and are 4th in the Atlantic Division.

Brooklyn’s ATS record sits below .500 (27-30). Brooklyn has gone 12-7 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 15-23 when playing as underdogs.

Grizzlies Offense Breakdown

Memphis has recorded an average of 106.1 points per game (30th) throughout 61 games games.

So far this season, the Grizzlies are averaging 106.1 points per game, which is 30th in the league. However, when playing on the road, they have been slightly better, averaging 108.8 points per game.

When it comes to shooting, Memphis is 30th in field goal percentage at 43%. They are also 30th in two-point shooting percentage at 50%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Grizzlies are 10th in made threes per game but are 30th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, Memphis is 16th in the NBA at 98.3 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 23rd with an average of 24.9 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Grizzlies are 22nd in the league.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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In 60 games games, Brooklyn has an average of 112.2 points per game (23rd).

At home, the Nets are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.2 points per contest. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 24th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in made threes per game (13.7) and 8th in three-point attempts. However, they are just 27th in free throw attempts and 27th in made free throws.

So far this season, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in 40% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 27th in the league at 45%.

Grizzlies Team Defense

For the season, Memphis is sitting 10th in terms of points allowed per game (112.8). It is worth noting they have given up a fewer number of points in two straight games. On two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.9% and allowing 37.9% from beyond the arc.

Nets Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Nets’ defense has finished two straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 15th in the league at 114.3 points per game allowed. On two point field goal attempts, the Nets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.1% and allowing 37.6% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Grizzlies And Nets

In today’s game, we anticipate Jaren Jackson Jr. leading the scoring for the Grizzlies, contributing 22 points while shooting 8/17 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 22.4 points per game, along with 5.5 rebounds.

On the other side, Mikal Bridges is our projected leading scorer for the Nets. We have him ending the game with a team-high 18 and grabbing 4 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 44.7% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.2 points per game.

Grizzlies vs Nets Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Memphis has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 104 per game. The team went 0-5 overall in these games.
  • Through their last ten home games, Brooklyn has an ATS record of just 3-7. However, their overall record was 3-7 while averaging 104 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Grizzlies have gone 4-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.
  • The Nets have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Grizzlies vs. Nets matchup, we’re leaning towards the Grizzlies at +9. Although our projections show the Nets winning 108-101, we suggest placing your bet on the Grizzlies for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 210.5 and given that our model is projecting 209 points between the teams, we like the under.

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