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pheonix suns vs memphis grizzlies prediction 12/02/2023 sport preview

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction & Betting Tips 12/2/2023

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Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/2/2023:
  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • The Suns should also cover at -9.5
  • Our NBA model projects 214 points, and we suggest taking the under

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Preview

Betting on today’s Grizzlies and Suns game? Catch the action at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, as the Suns hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on AZFa.

The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 220.5 points, and the Suns are favored to win at home against the Grizzlies. Check out BetCoco for Phoenix Suns – Memphis Grizzlies odds

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the Suns have hosted the Grizzlies, they have an above .500 record at 3-2. Looking back over the previous three times that the Grizzlies and Suns have faced off, they have combined to average 220 points per game and have an over/under record of 1-2.

  • Across their last five road contests, Memphis has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 106 points per game.
  • Across their five previous home games, Phoenix has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 4-1 while averaging 120 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Grizzlies have a straight up record of 2-8. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.
  • As the betting favorite, the Suns have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 4-1.

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction

So far this season, the Grizzlies has a record of 5-13, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Suns. So far, the Grizzlies have gone 5-10 when playing against Western Conference teams and 0-3 in non-conference contests.

Memphis’ ATS record is currently below .500 at 7-11 for the season. Currently, the Grizzlies have a two game ATS win streak when they are favored, and they are 4-6 against the spread as underdogs.

The over/under record for Memphis is currently 6-12-0, and they have witnessed six consecutive games staying below the over/under lines. Their games have an ongoing average of 215.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 222.8.

The Grizzlies’ offense wrapped up their last game with 108 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 105.7 points per contest. Offensively, the Grizzlies hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 30th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 30th in terms of percentage and 11th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Grizzlies’ defense is ranked 11th, allowing 111.7 points per game.

Memphis struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Mavericks, giving up 13. For the game, Dallas scored 94 points in the game.

Facing the Grizzlies today, the Suns look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 11-8. At this time, the team’s rank is 6th in the Western Conference, and they are also 2nd in the Pacific division.

Phoenix has an overall ATS record of 9-10 as they come into today’s game. On the road, the Suns have an ATS record of 5-5, as opposed to a 4-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

Over half of the games for the Suns have gone beyond the over/under lines, establishing their over/under record at 13-6-0. In their games, the average over/under line is 226.5, and they maintain a 3.1 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Suns offense is coming off a game where they scored 111 points against the Nuggets. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.4% and connected on 9 threes. One area that the Suns offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 3rd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 47%.

On defense, Suns is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.5 points per game.

Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.8% and 35.2% from three-point territory.

Our projections indicate that the Suns should come out top with a projected score of 113-101.

Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Tips

  • Take the Suns on the moneyline
  • The Suns should also cover at -9.5
  • Our NBA model projects 214 points, and we suggest taking the under

Phoenix Suns Injury Report

  • Bradley Beal – Lower Back – Out
  • Devin Booker – Ankle – Questionable
  • Damion Lee – Knee – 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
  • Jake LaRavia – Eye – Out

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