At 8:00 ET, the Portland Trail Blazers will travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. Memphis is currently favored by 2.5 and has a moneyline of -141. The over/under line is set at 209.5.

Portland is on a nine-game losing streak and has an overall record of 15-42. The Grizzlies have lost three straight and are 20-39 on the year. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET and the game will be played at FedExForum.


The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +2.5

This game will be played at FedExForum at 8:00 ET on Friday, March 1st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 93-63 in favor of the Trail Blazers.
  • Our projections have Anfernee Simons finishing with Anfernee Simons points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Trail Blazers finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.1% and knocking down 10 threes.

Can the Trail Blazers Grab a Win in Memphis?

Today, the Trail Blazers are looking to snap a nine-game losing streak with a win over the Grizzlies. This season, Portland has an overall record of 15-42, which is 14th in the Western Conference.

On the road, the Trail Blazers have gone 6-22 this season, and they are 14-37 as the underdog. Against the spread, they are 24-27 as the underdog and have covered in two straight games on the road.

In terms of their O/U record, the Trail Blazers are 25-31-1 for the season. In their last two games, the final score has been lower than the O/U line, and today’s line is set at 209.5.

In their most recent game, the Trail Blazers lost to the Heat by a score of 106-96. They were 7-point underdogs going into the game, and the O/U line was 212.

So far this season, the average combined scoring total in Trail Blazers games is 223.5, which is higher than today’s line of 209.5. In their last two games, the Blazers have finished below the O/U line.

So far this season, the Blazers have struggled to score, ranking just 29th in the league at 107.2 points per game. They have been even worse on the road, averaging just 105.9 points per game away from home.

When it comes to pace, Portland is 21st in the NBA with an average of 97.8 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Blazers are last in the league at 43%.

Portland has been one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the NBA this season, hitting just 34% of their attempts from beyond the arc. Overall, they are 25th in the league in three-pointers made per game.

So far, the Trail Blazers’ defense is ranked 17th in the league at 116.3 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Trail Blazers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 58.7% while allowing 34.9% from downtown.

Will the Grizzlies Come Through as Home Favorites?

Today, the Grizzlies are favored by 2.5 points against the Trail Blazers. This season, they have been the favorite in 14 of their 59 games and have gone 6-8 in those games. As the favorite, their ATS record is 5-9.

Memphis has lost three straight games and are 20-39 overall, which is 13th in the Western Conference. In the Southwest Division, they are in 4th place.

The Grizzlies’ most recent game was a 110-101 loss to the Timberwolves. They were 13.5-point underdogs in that game and have covered the spread in four straight games. The O/U line for that game was 209 points.

This season, Memphis has an O/U record of 26-32-1. In their games, the average combined scoring total is 219.1 points, which is higher than today’s line of 209.5.

In Western Conference games, the Grizzlies are 13-26 compared to 7-13 against non-conference opponents. At home, they are 12-17 ATS and have an average scoring differential of -7.1 points per game.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Grizzlies’ offense is ranked 30th in the NBA, averaging just 106.4 points per game. At home, Memphis is scoring 103.9 points per game.

When it comes to their offense, the Grizzlies are 29th in field goal percentage at 43%. However, they are 5th in three-point attempts, averaging 38.8 per game. So far, Memphis has made 34% of their looks from beyond the arc.

When comparing their scoring to the NBA average, the Grizzlies have been below the league average in 79.7% of their games this season. In terms of pace, Memphis is 17th in the NBA at 98.2 possessions per game.

This season, the Grizzlies’ defense is the 9th ranked defense in the NBA at 9th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 61.0% of their games. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Grizzlies defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.9% while allowing 37.9% from downtown.