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Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction & Betting Tips 12/13/2023

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Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/13/2023:
  • Take the Rockets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Grizzlies (+7)
  • Our NBA model projects 206 points, and we suggest taking the under

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Grizzlies versus the Rockets? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on Spac. The game will be played at Toyota Center in Houston, TX.

This Southwest division matchup has an over/under of 213.5 points, and the Rockets are favored to win at home vs. the Grizzlies. Check out BetCoco for Houston Rockets – Memphis Grizzlies odds

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

The last three times the Grizzlies have travelled to take on the Rockets, they are 2-1. Going back to the last five head-to-head games between the Rockets and Grizzlies, the over/under record in these games is 3-2 with a combined average of 236 points per contest.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Memphis has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 5-5 overall in these games.
  • In their last three games at home, the Rockets have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-1-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 111 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Memphis has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Rockets have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction

The Grizzlies will face the Rockets bringing in an overall record of 6-16 and a 1-2 record over their previous three games. On the road, the Grizzlies have gone 5-6 so far this season compared to their 1-10 mark at home.

So far, Memphis’ ATS record is below .500 at 9-13. This season, Memphis has a 4-5 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 5-8 when playing as underdogs.

The Grizzlies have recorded an 9-13-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. In their games, the average over/under line is 222.4, and they maintain a -3.3 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

Coming off their recent game, the Grizzlies offense tallied 113 points in a matchup against the Mavericks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.1%, and they made 18 threes. For the season, the Grizzlies offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 29th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 43%.

Currently, the Grizzlies’ defense holds the 10th rank in the NBA, allowing 112.5 points per game.

The Memphis defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Memphis.

Today’s matchup sees the Rockets seeking to extend their current three game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 11-9. In their 20 games, the Rockets have gone 10-8 against Western Conference teams and 1-1 in non-conference action.

Houston has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 14-5 against the spread. On the road, the Rockets have an ATS record of 4-4, as opposed to a 10-1 record against the spread when playing at home.

The over/under record for the Rockets stands at 6-14-0 so far this season. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 202.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 220.8.

In their recent matchup, the Rockets offense ended with 93 points against the Spurs. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 34.4% and made 12 threes. Alperen Sengün is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 20.5. Meanwhile, Jalen Green also brings a PPG average of 18.5 into the game.

Coming into the game, the Rockets defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 30.0% of their games. Currently, they are 1st in the NBA at 105.6 points per game allowed.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Rockets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.6% while allowing 31.3% from downtown.

Coming in as 7 point favorites, our projections have the Rockets picking up a 105-101 win.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Tips

  • Take the Rockets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Grizzlies (+7)
  • Our NBA model projects 206 points, and we suggest taking the under

Houston Rockets Injury Report

  • Victor Oladipo – Knee – Out
  • Tari Eason – Leg – Questionable
  • Amen Thompson – Illness – Questionable

Memphis Grizzlies Injury Report

  • Marcus Smart – Ankle – Out
  • Steven Adams – Knee – Out
  • Luke Kennard – Knee – Out
  • Ja Morant – Suspension – Out
  • Brandon Clarke – Achilles – Out

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