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 9:00 ET on ROOT. The Grizzlies are favored in this Western conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 218.5 points.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +3
This game will be played at Moda Center at 9:00 ET on Sunday, November 5th.
WHY BET THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-105 in favor of the Trail Blazers.
- Our projections have Shaedon Sharpe finishing with Shaedon Sharpe points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Trail Blazers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 10 threes.
Will Memphis Be The Talk of Moda Center?
The Grizzlies, with a record of 0-6 so far this season, aim to approach the .500 mark against the Trail Blazers. On the road, the Grizzlies have a 0-3 record, contrasting their 0-3 record at home.
Memphis, with an overall ATS record of 1-5 so far this season, has gone 0-4 against the spread when favored and holds a 1-1 record as underdogs.
Memphis’ offense is led by Desmond Bane, who averages 26 points per game, holds a 47.1% field goal percentage, and provides 3.8 assists per game in the 2023-2024 season. Bane boasts a 55.4% effective field goal percentage, a 58.7% two-point field goal percentage, and a 34.5% three-point field goal percentage. Despite these impressive stats, he has yet to achieve a double-double or triple-double.
On offense, Memphis is currently ranked 16th in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 43%. They are 9th in the league for averaging 24.7 assists per game and 23rd in scoring with 107.7 points per game.
Defensively, the Grizzlies rank 24th in the NBA, allowing an average of 117.5 points per game. They excel in steals, ranking 3rd in the league with 9.5 steals per game. However, they struggle with three-point defense, allowing the lowest percentage at 40.8, placing them 30th in the NBA.
Can the Trail Blazers Please their Home Crowd?
With a current standing of 3-3, the Trail Blazers are preparing to face the Grizzlies in an effort to surpass a .500 record. In terms of Western Conference matchups, they have achieved a 1-1 record, while in non-conference games they have gone 2-2.
Portland currently stands at 3-3 ATS for the season, maintaining a .500 record. On the road, the Trail Blazers have a 2-2 ATS record, while at home they have a 1-1 record against the spread.
So far, the Trail Blazers’ leading scorer is Shaedon Sharpe, who has an effective field goal percentage of 52.7%, 2.8 assists per game, and 20.5 points per game this season (2023-2024). Additionally, he has a field goal percentage of 45.2%, a two-point field goal percentage of 50%, a three-point field goal percentage of 37.8%, 5.5 rebounds per game, and has recorded 0 double doubles and 0 triple doubles.
The Trail Blazers’ offense is ranked 27th in the NBA for points per game, 20th in the league for possessions per game, and 17th in the NBA for field goal percentage. They average 105 points per game, 99.8 possessions per game, and a 42% field goal percentage.
Portland’s comes into the game with an average of 9 steals per game, which places them 24th in the NBA defensively. They rank 9th in the NBA by allowing an average of 109.3 points per game, and also rank 13th in the NBA by allowing 21.2 free throw attempts per game.