Betting on today’s Grizzlies and Trail Blazers game? Catch the action at Moda Center in Portland, OR, as the Trail Blazers hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ROOT. The Grizzlies are the favored team in this Western conference contest against the Trail Blazers. The game’s over/under currently sits at 218.5 points.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Memphis Grizzlies -2.5
This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Friday, November 3rd.
WHY BET THE MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-104 in favor of the Grizzlies.
- Our projections have Desmond Bane finishing with Desmond Bane points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Grizzlies finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 14 threes.
Can The Grizzlies Secure a Win at Portland?
So far, the Memphis Grizzlies have a road scoring margin of -8.7, which suggests that they have been outscored by an average of 8.7 points in away games. Their road record stands at 0-2, indicating that they have not won any games on the road this season. Overall, their record for the 2023-2024 NBA season is 0-5, signifying that they have not won any games so far.
The Grizzlies head into today’s matchup with a record of 1-1 against the spread when playing as the underdog, with an average scoring margin of -14 in those two games. However, when favored, they have a disappointing 0-3 record against the spread.
The Grizzlies’ leading scorer is Desmond Bane, who has averaged 24.6 points, 3.2 assists, and holds a 46.3% field goal percentage in 5 games played during the 2023-2024 season. Additionally, he has an effective field goal percentage of 54.7%, a two-point field goal percentage of 58.7%, and a three-point field goal percentage of 34.7%. Despite his impressive scoring, Bane has not achieved any double doubles or triple doubles.
This year, the Memphis offense has averaged 106.6 points per game, 102.8 possessions per game, and 21.0 free throw attempts per game during the 2023-2024 season.
Memphis’ comes into the game with a 5th ranked average of 6.6 blocked shots per game, a 25th ranked average of 113 points allowed per game, and a 23rd ranked average of 45.5% field goal percentage allowed.
Can the Trail Blazers Hold Strong at Home?
So far this season (2023-2024) in the NBA, the Portland Trail Blazers hold a home record of 0-1, an overall record of 2-3, and a conference rank of 12th.
Coming into the game, the Portland Trail Blazers have a home record against the spread of 0-1, a road record against the spread of 2-2, and an overall record against the spread of 2-3 this season (2023-2024).
Shaedon Sharpe comes into the game as the leading scorer for the Trail Blazers in the 2023-2024 season, with averages of 5.6 rebounds, 20.2 points, and 3 assists per game. His effective field goal percentage stands at 53.9%, while his field goal percentage is 46.1%. Additionally, his two-point field goal percentage is 52.3%, and his three-point field goal percentage is 37.5%. Despite his impressive performance, Sharpe has yet to achieve any double-doubles or triple-doubles.
The Trail Blazers’ offense is considered below average in the NBA this season (2023-2024). They currently hold the 25th position in field goal percentage (43.3%), rank 12th in free throw attempts per game (21.6), and stand at 19th in points per game (103.0).
Portland’s comes into the game with an average of 24.1 free throw attempts allowed per game, ranking 18th in the NBA. They also allow opponents to shoot 49.2% from the field, ranking 16th, and concede 117.4 points per game, ranking 9th.