Celtics vs Grizzlies: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 30, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 30, 2020

The Boston Celtics (2-2) are favored by against the Memphis Grizzlies (1-2) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on NBCS-BOS.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of December 30, 2020, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Celtics vs Grizzlies Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of December 30

Celtics: Romeo Langford: Out (Right wrist), Tacko Fall: Out (Eye), Kemba Walker: Out (Left knee)

Grizzlies: Xavier Tillman: Out (Patellar Tendinitis), Jontay Porter: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Hip), Ja Morant: Out (Ankle), Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee), De’Anthony Melton: Out (Health protocols), Killian Tillie: Out (Hamstring)

Celtics and Grizzlies Records ATS

  • Boston went over .500 against the spread last season with a record of 50-34-5.
  • The Celtics had a winning record against the spread when favored by 9 points or more, going 7-6 last season.
  • In 49.4% of its games last season (44/89), Boston and its opponents outscored the set over/under.
  • Memphis routinely covered the spread last season with a record of 37-36-1.
  • The Grizzlies were at least a 9-point underdog third times last season, where they had a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Memphis and its opponents typically did not cover the total points bet last season, only claiming the over in 47.3% (35) of their 74 games played.

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Head to Head

In the last matchup between the teams on Tuesday, the Celtics knocked off the Grizzlies 122-107. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 29 points, and Ja Morant paced the Grizzlies with 26. The Celtics covered the spread as 4.5-point favorites, and the teams put up a total of 229 total points to hit the over on the 228.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/11/2020 Celtics Grizzlies -4.5 228.5 -180 148 Regular Season 122-107 BOS*
1/22/2020 Celtics Celtics -7 233 -290 236 Regular Season 119-95 BOS*
1/18/2019 Celtics Regular Season 122-116 BOS
12/29/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-103 BOS
2/26/2018 Celtics Regular Season 109-98 BOS
12/16/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 102-93 BOS
12/27/2016 Celtics Regular Season 113-103 BOS
12/20/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-109 BOS
3/9/2016 Celtics Regular Season 116-96 BOS
1/10/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 101-98 MEM
  • 8/11/2020 DNP – Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.
  • 1/22/2020 DNP – Celtics: Jaylen Brown
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Scoring Trends

  • Last season, the Celtics were at the ninth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112.8 PPG), while the Grizzlies allowed the 21st-fewest points per game (113.9) in the league.
  • The Celtics totaled 539 more points than their opponents last season (six per game on average), while the Grizzlies were out-scored by 82 total points (1.1 per game average differential).

Celtics Leaders

  • Tatum scored 23.4 points per game last season.
  • Jeff Teague dished out 6.1 assists per game and Tristan Thompson grabbed 10.1 rebounds per contest.
  • Marcus Smart grabbed 1.7 steals per game. Daniel Theis collected 1.3 blocks a contest.

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Morant averaged 17.8 points per game last season while also adding 7.3 assists.
  • Jonas Valanciunas grabed 11.3 rebounds per game.
  • De’Anthony Melton nicked 1.3 steals per game. Jaren Jackson Jr. collected 1.6 blocks a contest.

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