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houston rockets vs memphis grizzlies prediction 11/22/2023 sport preview

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 11/22/2023:
  • Take the Rockets on the moneyline
  • The Rockets should also cover at -5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 206 points, and we suggest taking the under

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Preview

Planning on watching today’s Grizzlies and Rockets game? Catch the action at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, as the Rockets hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Spac.

The over/under for this Southwest division contest is set at 213 points, with the Rockets being the favored team playing at home against the Grizzlies. Check out BetCoco for Houston Rockets – Memphis Grizzlies odds

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Grizzlies have gone a perfect 3-0 in their last three head to head matchups vs. the Rockets. The over/under record in the five most recent head to head games between the Grizzlies and Rockets is 3-2 with an average of 240 points per game. The last three times that the Grizzlies have been on the road vs. the Rockets, the over/under record is 2-3.

  • The Grizzlies are 3-2 ATS in their last road games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Houston has a 0-5 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 105 points per game while allowing 114. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • The last ten games that Memphis was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Rockets have an ATS record of 3-1-1 and a straight up mark of 5-0.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction

So far this season, the Grizzlies have a record of just 3-10, as they look to pick up a win over the Rockets. The Grizzlies have a 3-4 record on the road this season, compared to their 0-6 record when playing at home.

So far, Memphis is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 5-8. This season, Memphis has a 2-5 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 3-3 as underdogs.

The Grizzlies have achieved an over/under record of 6-7-0 so far this season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 215.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 223.8.

In contrast to their season average of 108.7 points per game, the Grizzlies had a below average performance. They scored 100 points against the Celtics and had a field goal percentage of 38.9%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Desmond Bane who comes into today’s matchup averaging 25.8. Jaren Jackson Jr. also heads into the game with a PPG average of 19.8.

On average, the Memphis defense is giving up 114.2 points per game (19th). Right now, they are on a 3 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average.

Memphis’ defense is currently forcing 13.8 turnovers per game, which is 15th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 2nd in blocked shots, with an average of 6.3 rejections per game.

In their upcoming game against the Grizzlies, the Rockets can move above .500 with a win, as they are currently 6-6. Across their 12 games, the Rockets have recorded a 5-5 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 1-1 record in non-conference games.

Against the spread, the Rockets have covered in nine straight games and have an overall ATS record of 9-3. In their six most recent home games, Houston has covered the spread and they are 6-1 ATS at home compared to 3-2 on the road.

So far this season, the Rockets have an over/under record of 4-8-0. Their games have an ongoing average of 202.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 220.7.

The Rockets offense is coming off a game in which they scored 116 points vs. the Warriors. Overall their field goal percentage was 46.3% while connecting on 13 threes. On the offensive front, the Rockets have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 17th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 16th in terms of percentage and 17th in three-pointers made.

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.

In the terms of takeaways, Rockets are causing 12.7 turnovers per game, ranking 9th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 28th in rejections, averaging 3.4 blocked shots each game.

Our projections indicate that the Rockets should come out top with a projected score of 106-100.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Tips

  • Take the Rockets on the moneyline
  • The Rockets should also cover at -5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 206 points, and we suggest taking the under

Houston Rockets Injury Report

  • Victor Oladipo – Knee – Out
  • Amen Thompson – Ankle – Out

Memphis Grizzlies Injury Report

  • Marcus Smart – Ankle – Out
  • Steven Adams – Knee – Out
  • Luke Kennard – Knee – Out
  • Ja Morant – Suspension – Out
  • Brandon Clarke – Achilles – Out
  • Xavier Tillman Sr. – Knee – Out
  • Jake LaRavia – Eye – Out

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