Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 6

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 06, 2022, 8:26 AM
  • The Grizzlies (41-20) are -11.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 237.5 points
  • Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on SportsNet SW & BSSE

The Memphis Grizzlies visit Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Houston.

The Grizzlies are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -11.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Grizzlies are 43-22 against the spread, while the Rockets are 25-37 against the spread.

The Grizzlies vs Rockets Over/Under is 237.5 total points for the game.


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Grizzlies vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Memphis Grizzlies-11.5 -110O 237.5 -110-700
Houston Rockets +11.5 -110U 237.5 -110500

Against the spread this NBA season, the Grizzlies have gone:

  • 43-22 against the Spread (+18.8 Units / 26.29% ROI)
  • 44-21 against the Moneyline (+18.7 Units / 12.76% ROI)
  • 33-29 against the Over for game total points (+1.1 Units / 1.54% ROI)
  • 29-33 against the Under for game total points (-7.3 Units / -10.2% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1H Moneyline in 38 of their last 46 games (+29.57 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1H Spread in 37 of their last 52 games (+21.75 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the Moneyline in 20 of their last 26 away games (+21.20 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the Spread in 43 of their last 65 games (+18.80 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1Q Spread in 34 of their last 52 games (+13.80 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the Team Total Under in 19 of their last 52 games (-16.69 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 29 of their last 65 games (-10.62 Units / -15% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the Game Total Under in 5 of their last 21 away games (-10.40 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 62 games (-9.20 Units / -13% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 1 of their last 8 away games (-9.17 Units / -71% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Rockets have gone:

  • 25-37 against the Spread (-15.7 Units / -22.66% ROI)
  • 15-48 against the Moneyline (-16.15 Units / -24.9% ROI)
  • 35-27 against the Over for game total points (+5.3 Units / 7.64% ROI)
  • 27-35 against the Under for game total points (-11.45 Units / -16.53% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 33 of their last 51 games (+14.26 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 30 of their last 46 games (+13.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 42 games (+8.51 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 12 of their last 17 games (+6.46 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Team Total Under in 12 of their last 17 games (+6.45 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 16 of their last 52 games (-23.35 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 57 games (-19.70 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Spread in 10 of their last 36 games (-18.60 Units / -47% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 61 games (-18.17 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 15 of their last 46 games (-17.95 Units / -36% ROI)

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Memphis Grizzlies: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

The Grizzlies are 13-5 (.722) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Grizzlies are 30-10 (.750) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .535

The Grizzlies are 14-7 (.667) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Grizzlies are 30-14 (.682) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the Memphis Grizzlies

The Rockets are 11-43 (.200) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Rockets are 8-32 (.200) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Rockets were 1-15 (.062) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Rockets were 6-32 (.158) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Injury Report: Rockets vs. Grizzlies - Sunday's Game, Mar. 06

  • Usman Garuba (Rockets): Garuba will undergo surgery and will miss 6-8 weeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN>
  • Dennis Schroder (Rockets): The Rockets have listed Schroder as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 6) against the Grizzlies.
  • Kyle Anderson (Grizzlies): The Grizzlies have listed Anderson as QUESTIONABLE for Saturday's game (Mar. 5) against the Magic.
  • Yves Pons (Grizzlies): Pons hasn't played since Jan. 29 against Washington and there's been no recent update on his return.
  • Dillon Brooks (Grizzlies): Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins said Brooks is on track to return in early March.

Memphis Grizzlies Offensive Stats & Trends

The Grizzlies have averaged 11.9 offensive rebounds per game (1,418 rebounds/119 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.0

The Grizzlies had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (951 assists/ 453 TOs) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Grizzlies have made 11.0 three-pointers per game this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Grizzlies have averaged 13.1 offensive rebounds per game (615 rebounds/47 games) this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

Houston Rockets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have averaged 16.3 turnovers per game (751 turnovers/46 games) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Rockets have 24.5 free throw attempts per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Rockets have a 29% free throw rate (1,129 free throw attempts/3,941 field goal attempts) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Rockets have an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,052 assists/ 751 TOs) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

Memphis Grizzlies Defensive Stats & Trends

The Grizzlies have averaged 10.0 steals per game (472 steals/47 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Grizzlies have 472 steals this season — most among NBA teams

The Grizzlies have averaged 9.6 steals per game (545 steals/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Grizzlies have 1,127 steals since the start of the 2020-21 season — most among NBA teams

Houston Rockets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have blocked 304 shots on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams


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