What time does the Memphis Grizzlies game with the Portland Trail Blazers?
The Memphis Grizzlies (31-29) host the Portland Trail Blazers (33-28) on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET at FedEx Forum in a key Western Conference battle between two teams in the No. 7 and No. 8 spot in the playoff chase.
What is the over/under for the Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies game?
Memphis is favored by 5.5-points in the latest Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 219.5. Before entering any Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
Can the Trail Blazers carry over momentum from win against pacers?
The Trail Blazers are looking to carry over their momentum from the win against the Pacers, as they had dropped five in a row while going 2-3 ATS from April 18-25. The OVER/UNDER has alternated across the past six outings for the Blazers, too.
What are the stats for the Portland Trail Blazers?
They were 45.5% from the field, 41.9% from 3-point range, and 73.7% from the free throw line with their shooting in that game. Their offense is averaging 107.9 PPG and their defense is averaging their opponents to average 111.9 PPG against them. The Trail Blazers have an ATS record of 24-34 this season and their O/U record is 27-30-1.
Ja Morant vs Damian Lillard
The Rookie of The Year front-runner is set to take on one of the most seasoned veterans in the league currently. The winner of this match-up is likely going to propel their team to victory as was the case throughout the regular season.
Jonas Valanciunas vs Jusuf Nurkic
Jonas Valanciunas and Jusuf Nurkic have been identical from a production standpoint throughout the regular season. Both centers are currently averaging a double-double on the season and the battle under the basket will be a treat to watch.
Garry Trent Jr. vs Grayson Allen
This bench battle is one that no one would have anticipated prior to the NBA restart. Grayson Allen has proved to be an efficient rotation player in Orlando and has averaged 12.8 points while shooting nearly 50% from behind the arc. Additionally, he has outdone most starting shooting guards in terms of his true shooting percentage in the bubble.
Portland Trail Blazers vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction
The experienced Portland Trail Blazers are favoured to win this match-up against the young Memphis Grizzlies. The Portland Trail Blazers’ depth at the power forward and center position will surely overwhelm the Memphis Grizzlies. Additionally, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum have been the hottest duo in the bubble thus far.
Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers Prediction
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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Team News
Jacob Ellerbee of FanSided Blog Beale St. Bears identified one glaring flaw on the Grizzlies, which he believed would prevent the team from contending in an ultra-competitive Western Conference. He pinpointed the Grizzlies’ lack of offensive production from the bench as the team’s Achilles heel so far this season.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Preview
The Grizz are playing on an elite level through their first three games. After outslugging the Cavaliers, 132-121, and the Clippers, 120-114, Memphis engaged in an all-out slugfest with the Lakers before they came up short, 121-118, on Monday.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Predictions
The Grizzlies and the Blazers played all three regular-season meetings last April, with the former winning two of three contests. In the final reg-season face-off, the series had seen tight battles between the two teams in the first two games before Grizzlies pummeled the Blazers, 130-109.
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
ATS and O/U: Grizzlies covering the spread and going OVER: Memphis are 3-0 ATS and 3-0 O/U this season.
Money line (ML)
Slight “LEAN” to the GRIZZLIES (+125) for a quarter unit because I “like” Memphis plus the points and would like to sprinkle on the dog’s money line for a little more value.
Against the spread (ATS)
If it’s one or the other, the GRIZZLIES +3 (-110) is the preference. I’d put a full unit on Memphis to cover on top of the tiny wager on the money line.
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Portland Trail Blazers Analysis
The Trail Blazers are coming into this game with a 24-34 record overall and they are 8-18 in their road games this season where they will be in this game.
Memphis Grizzlies Analysis
The Grizzlies are coming into this game with a 40-18 record overall and they are 20-9 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. They have won 8 of their last 9 games and are coming into this one on a 5 game winning streak after another win in their last game.
Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Prediction
The Trail Blazers have been heating up in their recent games winning their last 3 straight but they are running into a Grizzlies team here that is even hotter than they are right now.
Portland Trail Blazers: E. Bledsoe (PG) Ques Wed – Achilles injury. D. Smith Jr. (PG) Ques Wed – Elbow injury. D. Louzada (PG) Out indefinitely – Knee injury. J. Ingles (SF) out for season – Knee injury. K. Johnson (SG) Late Feb – Ankle injury. N. Little (SF) out for season – Shoulder injury. D. Lillard (PG) Mid March – Abdominal injury.
“It’s a great feeling, just going out there and being the underdogs in each and every game and being able to come out with three wins against some good teams, at least on paper.” – Anfernee Simons on their win against the Bucks on Monday night.
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How many points did the Indiana Blazers score in the first half?
The Blazers exploded for 73 points in the first half in Indiana, leading by 11 points. They stepped on the accelerator in the second half, outscoring the Pacers 40-16 in the third quarter to take a 113-78 lead and they never looked back.
How many players were in double digits in Portland?
Portland had seven players in double digits, with Anfernee Simons rolling for 27 points, including nine three-pointers in 24 minutes off the bench. Damian Lillard was good for 23 points, six assists and four rebounds with four triples.
What you need to know about the Grizzlies
While not quite a landslide, the contest between the Grizzlies and the Sacramento Kings this past Friday was still a pretty decisive one as Memphis wrapped it up with a 124-105 win on the road. Among those leading the charge for Memphis was shooting guard De’Anthony Melton, who had 19 points.
What you need to know about the Trail Blazers
Meanwhile, Portland beat the Charlotte Hornets 125-116 on Friday. Point guard Damian Lillard was on fire, shooting 6-for-11 from downtown and finishing with 43 points and eight dimes. For the season, Lillard is averaging 22.8 points, 7.7 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game.
How to make Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies picks
The model has simulated Grizzlies vs. Trail Blazers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.