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Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8/9/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8-9-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8/9/2020 – The Memphis Grizzlies are giving it all to hold on to their place in the NBA Western Conference standings but they have a real test coming as the face the defending champions Toronto Raptors next this Sunday, August 9. This match will be held inside the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. For fans who want to capture the action, the live stream is made available through NBA League Pass and SofaScore and it will be on air by 2:00 PM Eastern Time. The Toronto Raptors have secured their spot in the playoffs and they are coming in as the favorites to win against the Memphis Grizzlies according to NBA Basketball Lines.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8/9/2020

When: August 9, 2020 2:00 PM ET
Where: Visa Athletic Center, Reunion, Florida
TV: N/A
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8/9/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Memphis Grizzlies +7 (-110) 222 o (-110) +240

Toronto Raptors
-7 (-110) 222 u (-110) -280
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Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies scored a very important victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-92, to keep them in a good position for the final playoff spot. Dillon Brooks led the team in scoring as he provided 22 points along with six rebounds and four assists. Ja Morant came in and had a near double-double with 19 points, nine assists and two rebounds while Jonas Valanciunas was dominant in the paint with 19 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and a block. Gorgui Dieng and Brandon Clark came off the bench to give the team 12 points each and at least seven rebounds.

Players to watch: J. Morant PG GP 64 GS 64 MIN 30.6 PTS 17.8 OR 0.7 DR 3 REB 3.7 AST 7.1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.2 TO 3.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.7

J. Jackson Jr. PF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 28.5 PTS 17.4 OR 1 DR 3.6 REB 4.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 4.1 AST/TO 0.8 PER 16.39

D. Brooks SG GP 70 GS 70 MIN 28.7 PTS 15.9 OR 0.9 DR 2.4 REB 3.3 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.7 PF 3.9 AST/TO 1.2 PER 11.15.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors faltered in their most recent match inside the bubble as they lost to the Boston Celtics, 110-122. It was an awful outing from the Toronto Raptors as their top scorer just did 13 points and that is Fred VanVleet who also had four rebounds and four assists. Pascal Siakam shot 33% from the field and he only had 11 points for the game and he had the same output as Kyle Lowry. Two more players had 11 points but this time they came from the bench with Norman Powell and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. Terrence Davis is the last Raptor to do double-digits and he is at 10 points in 17 minutes of gameplay.

Players to Watch: P. Siakam PF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 35.4 PTS 23.1 OR 1 DR 6.4 REB 7.4 AST 3.5 STL 1 BLK 0.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.9 AST/TO 1.4 PER 18.11

K. Lowry PG GP 56 GS 56 MIN 36.4 PTS 19.5 OR 0.6 DR 4.5 REB 5.1 AST 7.5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 3 PF 3.3 AST/TO 2.5 PER 17.88

F. VanVleet SG GP 52 GS 52 MIN 35.9 PTS 17.8 OR 0.3 DR 3.5 REB 3.8 AST 6.7 STL 1.8 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 2.9 PER 16.4.

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors 8/9/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Memphis’ last 12 games.
Memphis are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Memphis are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against Toronto.
Grizzlies are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against Toronto.
Memphis are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games on the road.
Memphis are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Memphis are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games.
Toronto are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games at home.
Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Memphis.
Raptors are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Toronto are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Justise Winslow PF Hip is out for season
Tyus Jones PG Knee is out indefinitely
Jaren Jackson Jr. PF Knee is out for season

Toronto Raptors

Serge Ibaka PF Eye is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Memphis
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely
Oshae Brissett PF Knee is “?” Sunday vs Memphis

Head-to-Head
Memphis Grizzlies Toronto Raptors
35-34-1 Against the Spread 38-29-1
32-38-0 Straight Up 34-33-1
113 Points per Game 113
114 Points Allowed per Game 106
44.91 Offensive FG% 42.84
78.44 Offensive FT% 76.78
36.43 Offensive 3PT% 33.47
46.87 Defensive FG% 45.79
76.21 Defensive FT% 80.26
34.83 Defensive 3PT% 37.36

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

The Memphis Grizzlies maturity will be tested against the Toronto Raptors in this game. Ja Morant will have his hands full being guarded by Fred VanVleet and Kyle Lowry. The team’s records alone will put the Raptors on top of this game by Online Sportsbook.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Grizzlies for this game is +240 while the Raptors as the favored team is at -280.

ATS: It is a wide seven points between the Grizzlies and Raptors for this game. Memphis is at +7 while the Raptors are at -7.

TOTALs: 222 is the handed total for this game. The Grizzlies are the team going over while the Raptors are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 106 Raptors