Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs 12/23/2020 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Memphis Grizzlies (0-0) are at home in Southwest Division action against the San Antonio Spurs (0-0) on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET. The Grizzlies are 2-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The point total for the matchup is 231.5.

Betting Information

Grizzlies vs Spurs Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Grizzlies -2 -110 -110 231.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Memphis Grizzlies or the San Antonio Spurs for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

San Antonio has come out on top in six of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Memphis.

Grizzlies vs Spurs in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/2/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -3 236 -149 124 Regular Season 108-106 SA
1/10/2020 Spurs Grizzlies -1 231.5 -113 -107 Regular Season 134-121 MEM
12/23/2019 Spurs Grizzlies -1.5 227 -119 100 Regular Season 145-115 SA
11/11/2019 Spurs Spurs -10.5 225 -582 440 Regular Season 113-109 MEM
2/12/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 108-107 SA
1/9/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 96-86 MEM
1/5/2019 Spurs Regular Season 108-88 SA
11/21/2018 Spurs Regular Season 104-103 MEM
3/5/2018 Spurs Regular Season 100-98 SA
1/24/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 108-85 SA
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  • Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis was good against the spread last season, posting a 37-36-1 record.
    • The Grizzlies fared well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 10-7 record against the spread.
    • Memphis and its opponents covered the over/under in just 35 of 74 games last season (47.3%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Spurs Betting Information

    • San Antonio had a losing record against the spread, going 30-39-2 ATS (covering only 42.3% of the time).
    • The Spurs fared well as a 2-point underdog, going 7-19-1 against the spread when they were at least 2-point underdogs.
    • San Antonio and its opponents hit the over in more than half of their matchups last season — 42 of 71 (59.2%).
    Bet on the San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Grizzlies and their opponents combined for 231.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 27 of 74 outings (36.5%) last season.
    • San Antonio and its opponents combined to score more than 231.5 points in 39.4% of their games last season (28 of 71 opportunities).
    • The Grizzlies and the Spurs combined to average 4.6 less points per game last year than the over/under of 231.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams averaged a combined 229.1 points per game last season, 2.4 less than the point total for this game.
    • The average total the Grizzlies had set in matchups last year was 4.9 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total for Spurs games last year was 2.3 fewer points than the point total of 231.5 for this outing.
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    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant averaged 17.8 points per game last season and dished out 7.3 assists.
    • Jonas Valanciunas averaged 11.3 rebounds per game.
    • Jaren Jackson Jr. knocked down 2.5 threes per game a season ago.
    • De’Anthony Melton averaged 1.3 steals per game. Jackson collected 1.6 blocks a contest.

    Spurs Leaders

    • DeMar DeRozan scored 22.1 points per game and averaged 5.6 assists per game last season.
    • LaMarcus Aldridge collected 7.4 rebounds per game.
    • Patty Mills knocked down 2.3 threes per game a season ago.
    • Dejounte Murray averaged 1.7 steals per game. Aldridge collected 1.6 blocks an outing.
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