Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies: August 15, 2020 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on August 15, 2020

On Saturday (August 15, 2020), the Portland Trail Blazers (35-39, 0-0) match up with the Memphis Grizzlies (34-39, 0-0) in a game that Portland is currently a favorite by 6 points. A 232.5-point over/under is set for the game. The clash between these two teams is the NBA’s only action on the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -6 100 -120 232.5 -115 -105

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Grizzlies (+6) Under (232.5) Trail Blazers 116 Grizzlies 113

Head to Head

Portland and Memphis have split the two games they’ve played this season. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread (2-0) when taking on the Trail Blazers.

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
7/31/2020 Trail Blazers -5 347 -257 215 140-135 POR
2/12/2020 Grizzlies -3.5 235 -168 140 111-104 MEM

Trail Blazers Betting Information

  • Portland has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 31-39-4 record.
  • The Trail Blazers have covered half the time, going 6-6 against the spread when favored by at least 6 points.
  • More often than not, Portland and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 42 of 74 chances this season.

Grizzlies Betting Information

  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year — 33 of 73 (45.2%).
  • Memphis has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 37-35-1 ATS.
  • When they play as 6-point underdogs, the Grizzlies have a record ATS of 10-19-1.

Over/Under Analysis

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Trail Blazers 36 48.6% 115 227.6 116.1 229.8 231.1
Grizzlies 26 35.6% 112.6 227.6 113.7 229.8 226.3

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • The Trail Blazers points and assists leader is Damian Lillard. He scores 30.0 points per game and records 8.0 assists.
  • Portland’s rebounding leader is Hassan Whiteside, who pulls down 13.5 per game.
  • Portland’s blocks leader is Whiteside, who averages 2.9 per game. Jusuf Nurkic leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.
  • Lillard is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, connecting on 4.1 per game.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant holds the top spot on the Grizzlies scoring and assist lists, putting up 17.8 points and 7.3 assists per game.
  • Jonas Valanciunas’ 11.3 rebounds per game paces Memphis’ rebounding effort. He also adds 14.9 points per game.
  • Memphis’ De’Anthony Melton has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Jaren Jackson Jr. is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Jackson leads the Grizzlies in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.

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