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Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2/28/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2-28-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2/28/2021 – The Memphis Grizzlies are trying to climb back in the top 8 of the NBA Western Conference and they will need to get a win against the Houston Rockets in their next game to inch in closer. These teams are set to meet at the closed-doors of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas this coming Sunday, February 28. It will be AT&T Sportsnet – Southeast and FOX Sports Southeast will be covering the game for television. The live coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be seen at NBA League Pass as well for the online live stream. The Memphis Grizzlies are hungry to get back on the winning track and Online Sports Betting has them as the safer pick as compared to the tanking Houston Rockets.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2/28/2021

When: February 28, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: AT&T Sportsnet – Southeast | FOX Sports Southeast
Stream: NBA League Pass

Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2/28/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies -3 (-110) 222 o (-110) -110
Houston Rockets +3 (-110) 222 u (-110) +110
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies find themselves half-a-game behind the Dallas Mavericks for the 9th place in the NBA Western Conference with their record at 14-15. This team came off from back-to-back games against title contending Los Angeles Clippers and managed to split the matchup to one win and a loss. Their last matchup was a 20-point defeat with the final score settling at 99-119. Jonas Valanciunas led the squad with 22 points while Ja Morant followed up with 20 points as well. DeAnthony Melton came off the bench with 16 points but the rest of the team had a bad night and was not able to score back-to-back wins against the Clippers.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG 21 GP 21 GS 30.5 MIN 19 PTS 0.9 OR 2.3 DR 3.2 REB 7.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 18.69 PER

J. Valanciunas C 24 GP 23 GS 27.7 MIN 16.3 PTS 3.4 OR 7.9 DR 11.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 0.9 AST/TO 21.39 PER

D. Brooks SG 26 GP 26 GS 29.2 MIN 15.8 PTS 1 OR 2.2 DR 3.2 REB 2.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 3.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.66 PER.

Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets just entered a ten-game losing streak and hopes to end the winning-drought when they face the Memphis Grizzlies in their home court. Their most recent loss was against the 2019 NBA Champions Toronto Raptors and the final score is at 111-122. Victor Oladipo had a good statistical night doing 27 points, five rebounds, four assists and four three-pointers. John Wall also had a good game with 21 points, 12 assists and two rebounds while Eric Gordon provided 17 points off the bench with 17 points. PJ Tucker and Danuel House Jr. each finished with 11 points.

Players to Watch: C. Wood C 17 GP 17 GS 31.2 MIN 22 PTS 1.8 OR 8.4 DR 10.2 REB 1.3 AST 0.9 STL 1.5 BLK 1.8 TO 1.9 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.25 PER

J. Wall PG 22 GP 22 GS 31.1 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 6.4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 3.3 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 17.21 PER

V. Oladipo SG * 13 GP 13 GS 31.4 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.4 OR 4.5 DR 4.9 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 14.37 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets 2/28/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games.
Memphis are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against Houston.
Memphis are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against Houston.
Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Memphis are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 6 games this season.
Memphis are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Memphis are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Houston Rockets

Houston are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Houston’s last 15 games against Memphis.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 8 games at home.
Houston are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis.
Houston are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 15 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Houston are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games played in February.
Houston are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Grayson Allen SG Concussion is OUT Sunday vs Houston
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely
Killian Tillie C Foot is “?” Sunday vs Houston

Houston Rockets

Dante Exum PG Calf is OUT 1-2 months
Christian Wood PF Ankle is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Houston Rockets
15-14-0 Against the Spread 11-20-0
15-14-0 Straight Up 12-18-1
110 Points per Game 109
112 Points Allowed per Game 112
46.31 Offensive FG% 44.31
78.53 Offensive FT% 75.33
35.67 Offensive 3PT% 33.86
47.78 Defensive FG% 45.94
77.24 Defensive FT% 77.49
39.07 Defensive 3PT% 36.84

Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets Betting Picks

The Memphis Grizzlies are very much bent on pushing for the playoffs while the Houston Rockets are rebuilding at the middle of the season. The Rockets are the riskier bet as seen in Sportsbook against the young Grizzlies.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the struggling Rockets is -110 while the Grizzlies are also given the same.

ATS: Three points is what separates both teams in the ATS. Grizzlies are -3 while the Rockets are on the other side with +3.

TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is settled at 222 points as the Rockets go under and the Grizzlies are over.

Score Prediction: 112 – 106, Grizzlies