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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/20/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12-20-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/20/2021 – The Oklahoma City Thunder were able to snap their losing streak and will aim to bring the momentum heading to their next game. This team will be going up against the young Memphis Grizzlies this coming Monday, December 20. Both teams are set to meet at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee and the tip-off will happen at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Bally Sports SE-MEM is going to put the game live on television while the online live stream is available for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Memphis Grizzlies are the heavy favorites in NBA betting spreads to win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/20/2021

When: December 20, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
TV: Bally Sports SE-MEM
Stream: NBA League Pass

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/20/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder +10 (-110) 211.5 o (-110) +375
Memphis Grizzlies -10 (-110) 211.5 u (-110) -500
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder now has a 9-19 record and they currently sit at the bottom of the NBA Western Conference. This team was able to snap their three-game losing streak with a one-point victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, 104-103. During the win, Lou Dort was the team’s top scorer with 29 points along with five rebounds, two steals and four three-pointers. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was able to contribute with 18 points and six assists but the best statistical line came from rookie Josh Giddey who had 8 points, 10 assists and 18 rebounds. Darius Bazley and Tre Mann combined for 21 points coming off the bench.

Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander PG 25 GP 25 GS 34.9 MIN 21.6 PTS 0.6 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 4.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.56 PER

L. Dort SF 26 GP 26 GS 32.3 MIN 17.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.1 DR 3.8 REB 1.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 2.8 PF 1.1 AST/TO 14.44 PER

J. Giddey SG 26 GP 26 GS 30 MIN 10.6 PTS 1.5 OR 5.7 DR 7.2 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 1.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.29 PER.

Memphis Grizzlies Betting

The Memphis Grizzlies have remained to overachieve this season as they are currently fourth place in the NBA Western Conference with their record at 19-12. This team is coming off from a tough loss against the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-105, and it snapped their five-game losing streak. Dillon Brooks was the team’s best scorer in the loss with 37 points and he also had four three-pointers and went perfect from the free-throw line. Steven Adams controlled the paint with 13 points and nine boards while Kyle Anderson and Jaren Jackson Jr each had 11. Ja Morant is still not expected to return in this game.

Players to Watch: J. Morant PG 19 GP 19 GS 32.6 MIN 24.1 PTS 1.3 OR 4.3 DR 5.6 REB 6.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 1.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.37 PER

D. Brooks SF 16 GP 15 GS 28.2 MIN 18.6 PTS 0.8 OR 2.9 DR 3.7 REB 2.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 3.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.00 PER

J. Jackson Jr. PF 29 GP 29 GS 27.1 MIN 16.6 PTS 1.1 OR 4.3 DR 5.3 REB 1 AST 0.9 STL 1.9 BLK 1.6 TO 3.4 PF 0.6 AST/TO 17.71 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 12/20/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games.
Thunder are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games.
Oklahoma City are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against Memphis.
Oklahoma City are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Memphis.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma City’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
Oklahoma City are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Thunder are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.

Memphis Grizzlies

Memphis are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis’ last 9 games.
Memphis are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’ last 5 games against Oklahoma City.
Grizzlies has gone OVER in 8 of Memphis’ last 11 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Memphis’ last 7 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
Memphis are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games this season.
Memphis are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Grizzlies are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Memphis are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games played in December.

Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

No Injuries

Memphis Grizzlies

Brandon Clarke PF Knee is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City
Ja Morant PG Knee is out indefinitely
Sam Merrill SG Ankle is out indefinitely
Santi Aldama PF Calf is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City
Ziaire Williams SF Ankle is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City

Head-to-Head
Oklahoma City Thunder Memphis Grizzlies
17-11-1 Against the Spread 19-11-0
11-17-2 Straight Up 16-14-0
99 Points per Game 111
108 Points Allowed per Game 109
42.29 Offensive FG% 43.98
77.53 Offensive FT% 76.51
32.55 Offensive 3PT% 34.35
46.26 Defensive FG% 45.4
74.6 Defensive FT% 79.15
36.36 Defensive 3PT% 35.31

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks

The Memphis Grizzlies are not having Ja Morant in this game but they are still the best bet to win according to the top online sportsbook against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dillon Brooks looked phenomenal during their last win and expect him to carry the team’s offense.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Thunder as the underdog team is at +375 while the Grizzlies are -500.

ATS: It is a wide 10 points between both teams across the spread with the Grizzlies at +10 while the Grizzlies are on the far side with +10.

TOTALs: 211.5 points is the total set for the game with the Thunder going over and the Grizzlies under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 106, Grizzlies