Memphis Grizzlies vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 20

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 20, 2022, 9:09 AM
  • The Grizzlies (41-20) are -10.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 235.5 points
  • Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 3:30pm EDT
  • 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 3:30pm EDT in Houston.

The Grizzlies are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -10.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Grizzlies are 45-26 against the spread, while the Rockets are 28-41 against the spread.

The Grizzlies vs Rockets Over/Under is 235.5 total points for the game.


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Grizzlies vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Memphis Grizzlies-10.5 -110O 235.5 -110-550
Houston Rockets +10.5 -110U 235.5 -110400

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

  • 45-26 against the Spread (+16.4 Units / 21% ROI)
  • 48-23 against the Moneyline (+14.4 Units / 8.14% ROI)
  • 37-31 against the Over for game total points (+2.9 Units / 3.72% ROI)
  • 31-37 against the Under for game total points (-9.7 Units / -12.41% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1H Moneyline in 43 of their last 52 games (+32.57 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1H Spread in 40 of their last 58 games (+21.25 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the 1Q Spread in 39 of their last 58 games (+17.65 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the Spread in 45 of their last 71 games (+16.40 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have covered the Moneyline in 42 of their last 58 games (+16.00 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the Team Total Under in 22 of their last 58 games (-17.08 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 71 games (-15.14 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 6 of their last 24 games (-12.57 Units / -48% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 3 of their last 12 away games (-12.47 Units / -57% ROI)
  • The Memphis Grizzlies have only covered the Game Total Under in 23 of their last 58 games (-12.20 Units / -19% ROI)

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

  • 28-41 against the Spread (-17.1 Units / -22.22% ROI)
  • 17-53 against the Moneyline (-14.15 Units / -19.69% ROI)
  • 39-30 against the Over for game total points (+6 Units / 7.79% ROI)
  • 30-39 against the Under for game total points (-12.85 Units / -16.7% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 37 of their last 58 games (+14.96 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 53 games (+14.20 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 28 of their last 49 games (+10.26 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Team Total Under in 15 of their last 24 games (+6.20 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 2H Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 games at home (+5.90 Units / 98% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 59 games (-26.75 Units / -42% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 23 of their last 64 games (-21.10 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 18 of their last 53 games (-19.35 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 22 of their last 61 games (-18.48 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 16 of their last 49 games (-14.73 Units / -27% 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. 20

  • Eric Gordon (Rockets): Gordon is questionable for Sunday's (Mar. 20) game against Memphis.
  • Ja Morant (Grizzlies): The Grizzlies have listed Morant as OUT for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Rockets.
  • Killian Tillie (Grizzlies): The Grizzlies have listed Tillie as OUT for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Rockets.

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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