NBA 2k20 Sim: Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies 5/15/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies 5/15/2020 – The Boston Celtics are set to test their skills against the young and quick Memphis Grizzlies in this NBA 2k20 simulation that is slated to go down this Friday, May 15. For those who want to watch, the match can be seen on Twitch.tv/nba2ksims. The Celtics are sitting at the third-best record in NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 42-21. Meanwhile, the Memphis Grizzlies showed that they are a team that they can’t take lightly as they hold on to the eighth and final playoff spot in the west. According to NBA Betting Covers, the Celtics are the heavy favorites to win this game over the Grizzlies.
Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies 5/15/2020
Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies 5/15/2020 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics are a solid team run by Brad Stevens who is dubbed as the next Greg Popovich. This team is led by Jayson Tatum and this scoring machine is given a 88 overall rating, Kemba Walker has big shoes to fill as he was a replacement to Kyrie Irving as he is an offensive threat at 87 overall. Jaylen Brown has been improving every year and he is a stable six-foot-six two-way scorer at 85 overall. Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens go a long way since college. They both led the Butler Bulldogs to the NCAA Finals as he is given an 82 overall rating. Marcus Smart, Daniel Theis and Enes Canter fills in the other position and deepens the roster with an 80 overall each.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies are now taking the league on notice as they made a full rebuild with two young 19-year-olds as the cornerstone of the team. Ja Morant is the second-overall pick in this year’s NBA draft and he is at 83 rating while Jaren Jackson Jr. is at 83. Jonas Valancounas is a three-level scorer and the big man is given an 83 overall rating and second-highest rating. Brandon Clarke is a six-foot-eight stretch four and he is at an 81 overall rating while Dillon Brooks is at 79. Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones is both given a rating of 77 overall while Gorgui Dieng and De’Anthony Melton is at 76 overall. All four players give the Grizzlies a deep rotation so they can keep the momentum running from what the starters initiated.
Boston Celtics vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
The Memphis Grizzlies may be an up-and-coming team but they are still behind the Boston Celtics. According to Best Sportsbook, the Celtics are the safest bet and they are expected to win by a mile.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Celtics is at -475 while the Grizzlies are at +320 if they pull an upset win.
ATS: It is a very wide 8.5 points separating both teams across the spread. The Celtics own the -8.5 while the Grizzlies are on the far end at +8.5.
TOTALs: The given total for each team to rich is 105.5 points with the Celtics likely to go over while the Grizzlies are under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 99 Celtics