Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards 3/2/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards 3/2/2021 – The Washington Wizards comeback trail was halted with a loss during their last match. They wish to get back on their winning groove once again as they host the Memphis Grizzlies this Tuesday, March 2. The venue of the game will be at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. NBC Sports Washington and FOX Sports Southeast will be sharing the live telecast which happens at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Both feeds will also be seen through an NBA League Pass subscription. Memphis Grizzlies are coming in this match as the slight underdog in NBA Odds against the Washington Wizards.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards 3/2/2021
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards 3/2/2021 Betting Odds
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are slowly getting on their winning track once again as they won two of their last three matches. They have evened their win-loss record at 15-15 and are placed 10th in the NBA Western Conference. Their most recent win was against the Houston Rockets with the final score being a blowout, 133-184. It was a blowout from the very beginning as the starters played below 28 minutes each. It was a chance for the likes of Justise Winslow to showcase his scoring power giving the team 20 points while Brandon Clarke managed the paint with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG 22 GP 22 GS 30.3 MIN 18.4 PTS 0.8 OR 2.3 DR 3.1 REB 7.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 1.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 18.27 PER
J. Valanciunas C 25 GP 24 GS 27.1 MIN 15.8 PTS 3.4 OR 7.7 DR 11.1 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 3.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 21.05 PER
D. Brooks SG 27 GP 27 GS 28.9 MIN 15.5 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 3.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 10.62 PER.
Washington Wizards Betting
The Washington Wizards had their back-to-back wins stopped with a one-point loss against the Boston Celtics during their most recent match, 110-111. Bradley Beal caught fire and scored 46 points along with seven rebounds and three triples. Russell Westbrook followed through with 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Davis Bertans from off the bench had a terrific outing with 20 points and shot 5-of-9 three-pointers. Robin Lopez was the last double-digit scorer with 10. The Washington Wizards are far from being a .500 team with their current record at 13-19 but they have won seven of their last ten games.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 30 GP 30 GS 35.7 MIN 33.2 PTS 1.4 OR 4 DR 5.4 REB 4.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.3 TO 2.5 PF 1.5 AST/TO 25.39 PER
R. Westbrook PG 25 GP 25 GS 34.1 MIN 19.9 PTS 1.7 OR 8.2 DR 9.9 REB 9.6 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 4.8 TO 2.9 PF 2 AST/TO 15.49 PER
T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.93 PER.
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards 3/2/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis’ last 6 games.
Washington are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Kyle Anderson SF Illness is “?” Tuesday vs Washington
Ish Smith PG Quad is out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
This is going to be an interesting battle between both teams from each conference. The Memphis Grizzlies are coming off from a good momentum during their last game and Online Betting puts them as the safer pick over the Washington Wizards.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Grizzlies for this matchup is at -108 while the Grizzlies are not far behind with -111.
ATS: It is just a point between both teams across the spread with the Wizards given the +1 while the Grizzlies are -1.
TOTALs: The given total for this matchup is a high 237.5 points. The Grizzlies are the team going over and the Wizards are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 117, Grizzlies