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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Southwest Division foes square off when the Memphis Grizzlies (19-12) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (9-19) at FedExForum, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, December 20, 2021. The Grizzlies are 8.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The point total is 211.5 for the matchup.

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Predictions

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Betting Odds

Grizzlies vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Grizzlies -8.5 211.5 points

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Last 10 Games

  • Memphis has a 8-2 record straight-up in its past 10 matchups, while covering the spread seven times in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Memphis games has surpassed the set total four times.
  • The past 10 Grizzlies games averaged 5.3 more points (216.8) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Grizzlies’ per-game scoring average across their last 10 games is 2.3 points higher than their season-long average.
  • Oklahoma City is 3-7 overall and 5-5-0 against the spread over its past 10 contests.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have combined to hit the over in five of the past 10 games.
  • The Thunder’s past 10 games have ended with an average of 210.9 points scored. That’s 0.6 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Thunder’s per-game scoring average during their last 10 games is 99.4, 0.3 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Betting Trends

  • Memphis has covered the spread 19 times in 31 games with a set spread.
  • The Grizzlies have a perfect 2-0 ATS record when playing as at least 8.5-point favorites.
  • This season, Memphis’ games have hit the over 16 times.
  • The Grizzlies make 45.3% of their shots from the field this season, which is 0.5 percentage points higher than the Thunder have allowed to their opponents (44.8%).
  • Memphis is 14-2 against the spread and 14-2 overall when it shoots higher than 44.8% from the field.
  • Oklahoma City has covered the spread 17 times over 28 games with a set spread.
  • In games this year when an underdog by 8.5 points or more, the Thunder have gone 7-5 against the spread.
  • This season, 11 of Oklahoma City’s games have gone over the point total.
  • The Thunder have shot at a 41.3% rate from the field this season, 4.5 percentage points fewer than the 45.8% shooting opponents of the Grizzlies have averaged.
  • Oklahoma City is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall when it shoots higher than 45.8% from the field.

Grizzlies vs. Thunder Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Memphis games have seen a combined score higher than this game’s 211.5-point total 22 times.
  • This season, 12 games Oklahoma City played finished with a combined score over 211.5 points.
  • The total for the contest of 211.5 is 1.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (111.1 points per game) and the Thunder (99.1 points per game).
  • This matchup’s over/under is 5.3 fewer points than the 216.8 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020.
  • On average, the Grizzlies have seen a 219.9 over/under in their games this season, 8.4 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Thunder’s games have a total points bet of 213.2 points this season, 1.7 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Grizzlies Team Leaders

  • Jaren Jackson Jr.: 16.4 PTS, 1.9 BLK, 42.8 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (59-for-177)
  • Desmond Bane: 16.3 PTS, 46.5 FG%, 40.6 3PT% (82-for-202)
  • Ja Morant: 24.1 PTS, 6.8 AST, 1.6 STL, 47.6 FG%, 35.6 3PT% (31-for-87)
  • Steven Adams: 7.2 PTS, 8.9 REB, 53.2 FG%
  • De’Anthony Melton: 10.4 PTS, 1.7 STL, 41.4 FG%, 35.5 3PT% (49-for-138)

Thunder Team Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 21.6 PTS, 41.3 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (49-for-159)
  • Josh Giddey: 10.6 PTS, 7.2 REB, 6.0 AST, 39.2 FG%, 24.2 3PT% (22-for-91)
  • Luguentz Dort: 17.4 PTS, 43.4 FG%, 33.8 3PT% (66-for-195)
  • Darius Bazley: 8.6 PTS, 1.2 BLK, 37.3 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (28-for-99)
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: 6.9 PTS, 41.2 FG%, 32.6 3PT% (29-for-89)

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