Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics 1/22/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics 1/22/2020 – The Memphis Grizzlies tasted a defeat after their seven-game winning streak has been halted by the New Orleans Pelicans. They seek to start a new one but it won’t be easy being the visiting team against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusets this Wednesday, January 21. NBA Sports Boston will air the game live on television at 7:30 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore and NBA League Pass will carry the online live streaming option. According to NBA Over Under Picks, it is the Boston Celtics that will prevail over the young Grizzlies and carry the momentum after blowing away the Lakers in their last game.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics 1/22/2020
Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics 1/22/2020 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Grizzlies have tasted a bitter defeat in the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans by 10 points which snapped their hot streak of seven games. In that match, Dillon Brooks was the team’s scoring leader with 31 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Jaren Jackson Jr. chipped in with 19 points, six rebounds and two blocks while Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Leading favorite for the Rookie of the Year honors Ja Morant had a tough night shooting 5-of-14 from the field to finish fairly with 16 points, nine assists and three rebounds. Jae Crowder had it rough as well as he shot poorly by 12.5% from the field. Against the Celtics, a cerebral team with Brad Stevens at the helm, they need to be careful in their shot selection as their opponents make them pay for every mistake.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 37 GP 37 GS 29.9 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.6 OR 2.8 DR 3.5 REB 7 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.66 PER
J. Jackson Jr. PF 42 GP 42 GS 28 MIN 17.8 PTS 1.1 OR 3.7 DR 4.8 REB 1.5 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 1.6 TO 4.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 17.48 PER
D. Brooks SG 43 GP 43 GS 28.1 MIN 15.7 PTS 1 OR 2.4 DR 3.4 REB 2.1 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 3.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 13.04 PER.
Boston Celtics Betting
The Celtics latest win snapped their three-game losing streak and it came at the right time defeating all-time rival Los Angeles Lakers at home. Jayson Tatum had 27 points, five rebounds and three assists in that game along with five triples. It was the first time Kemba Walker defeated LeBron James in his career and he finished with 20 points, seven assists and four rebounds while Jaylen Brown provided with nearly similar production with 20 points, six assists and four rebounds. Enes Kanter was the x-factor from the bench as he came out with 18 points, 11 rebounds and a block. This is the type of game that the Celtics like to play and it is a good brush up from the loss which makes them a deadly foe to defeat at home.
Players to Watch: K. Walker PG 37 GP 37 GS 31.8 MIN 22.1 PTS 0.8 OR 3.2 DR 4 REB 5 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.1 PER
J. Tatum PF 41 GP 41 GS 34.1 MIN 21.5 PTS 1 OR 5.9 DR 6.9 REB 2.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 18.39 PER
J. Brown SG 36 GP 36 GS 33.4 MIN 20 PTS 1.1 OR 5.7 DR 6.8 REB 2.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.9 PF 1 AST/TO 18.1 PER
Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics 1/22/2020 Betting Numbers
Memphis are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Boston are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Andre Iguodala SF None is out indefinitely
Kemba Walker PG Knee is probable Wednesday vs Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks
The Grizzlies are now coming in the house of the Celtics as the huge underdog as seen by Online Betting. Picking the Celtics to win is the much safer bet and they played the type of game that they wanted and sought after those string of defeats. This is one of those rare moments to see the Celtics without any player on the injured list and is now of high gear.
Moneyline: The Grizzlies own an ML of +238 if they win this game on the road. Meanwhile, Boston is at -274.
ATS: The spread for this game is a wide nine points with the Grizzlies at +9 while the Celtics are on the far end with -9.
TOTALs: .500 teams. The total handed to this game is 229 points with the Grizzlies being over and the Celtics the team predicted to be under.
Score Prediction: 122 – 110 Celtics