Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 7 (11/7): NBA

Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 7 (11/7): NBA

 

Odds

Time 9:00 p.m. EST
Grizzlies money line +135
Grizzlies spread +3.5 (-110)
Celtics money line -160
Celtics spread -3.5 (-110)
Over / under 231.5

 

2022-2023 season stats

  Memphis Grizzlies Boston Celtics
Record 7-3 6-3
Home  / road  record 4-0 3-2
Streak W3 W2
Points per game 118.00 118.78
Points allowed per game 117.22 115.00
Rebounds per game 46.89 40.00
Rebounds allowed per game 43.89 44.56
Over / under record 5-4-1 6-3
 

Preview

The Boston Celtics continue on the road and will travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies at the FedExForum on Monday night. These teams faced each other twice last season and the Celtics dominated the Grizzlies both times.

 

Memphis Grizzlies

The Grizzlies get here with a 6-3 record overall and 4-0 at home so far this season ranking 1st in the Southwest Division. In their last game at home they beat the Wizards 103-97. Desmond Bane scored 28 points, Ja Morant added 23 points, nine rebounds and six assist. Bane shot 9 for 16 from the field, while Morant made only nine of 27 shots. Brandon Clarke scored 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting.

Ja Morant leads the team averaging 28.3 points and 7 assists for the Grizzlies. Steven Adams is averaging 11 rebounds per game for Memphis.

In their last 10 games the Grizzlies are 5-5, averaging 117.6 points, 52.0 rebounds, 28.3 assists, 9.2 steals and 8.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.1 points

Boston Celtics

The Celtics get here with a 6-3 record overall and are 3-2 on the road ranking 1st in the Atlantic division. In their last game on the road they beat the New York Knicks 133-118.  Jaylen Brown scored 30 points, Jayson Tatum added 26. Brown and Tatum each connected on six 3-pointers, while reserve guard Sam Hauser set career highs with 16 points and five 3-pointers. Malcolm Brogdon chipped in 14 points. Boston shot 13 for 27 from long distance in the first half and then went 14 for 24 over the last two quarters.

Jayson Tatum leads the team with 30.3 points, 8 rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Celtics while Marcus Smart is averaging 6 assists per game.

In their last 10 games, the Celtics are 6-4, averaging 115.9 points, 43.0 rebounds, 29.2 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 52.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.3 points.

 

BETTING TRENDS

Boston are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Memphis.

Boston are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games against Memphis.

Boston are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games on the road.

Boston are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis.

Memphis are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis' last 6 games.

Memphis are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis' last 5 games against Boston.

 

Prediction

The Grizzlies have been playing great defense lately as they have allowed an average of 100 points per game in their last 3 wins but will face one of the best teams in the league. The Celtics have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 9-1 in the last 10 games vs Grizzlies. These are the #1 and #2 offenses in the league so expect tons of points on this game. Take the over. 

PICK: Over 231.5 (-110)

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