Grizzlies vs Celtics: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 22, 2021

A game after he exploded for 34 points in a 112-96 win over the Magic, Jaylen Brown leads the Boston Celtics (21-20) on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies (19-20) on Monday, March 22. The Celtics are underdogs by  in the matchup, which tips off at 9:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The point total is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 22, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Grizzlies vs Celtics Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 22

Grizzlies:
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee)

Celtics:
Romeo Langford: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Tristan Thompson: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Grizzlies and Celtics Records ATS

  • Memphis is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 21-17-1.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Grizzlies are 7-5 against the spread this season.
  • Only 16 of 39 Memphis games this season (41%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Boston holds a losing record ATS this season with 19 wins and 22 losses ATS.
  • The Celtics hold an even 11-11 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • 22 of Boston’s 41 games (53.7%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Head to Head

Brown (42 points) led the Celtics over Jonas Valanciunas (20 points) and the Grizzlies 126-107 in their most recent matchup on December 30, 2020. The Celtics were favored by 7 points in the game, and covered the spread. The 233 total points in the matchup went over the 218-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/30/2020 Celtics Celtics -7 218 -303 245 Regular Season 126-107 BOS

Scoring Trends

  • Memphis and its opponents have hit the over on Monday’s 219.5 total in 22 out of 39 games (56.4%) this year.
  • In 27 out of Boston’s 41 games this year (65.9%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Monday’s matchup.
  • On average, the Grizzlies have seen a 221.5 over/under in their games this season, 2.0 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Celtics’ games have a total points bet of 222.8 points this season, 3.3 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Grizzlies have an average implied point total of 114.3 this season, which is 3.3 points higher than their implied total in Monday’s game (111).
  • Memphis has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (111) 20 times this season.
  • The 113.2-point average implied total on the season for the Celtics is 4.2 more points than the team’s 109-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Boston has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 29 times this season.
  • The Grizzlies are at the 21st spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (110.9 PPG), while the Celtics allow the 12th-fewest points per game (110.9) in the league.
  • The Grizzlies have put up just 10 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 0.3 per game), and the Celtics have out-scored opponents by 43 points on the season (one more per game).

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (19.0 points per game) and assisting (7.4 assists per game).
  • Morant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 32.5, 2.8 greater than his season average of 29.7.
  • Valanciunas paces Memphis with 12.1 rebounds per game.
  • Valanciunas’ rebounding prop over/under for the contest is listed at 13.5 boards, 1.4 rebounds greater than his season average of 12.1.
  • Grayson Allen hits 1.9 threes per game to lead the Grizzlies.
  • Allen’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 shots less than his season average of 1.9.
  • Memphis’ blocks leader is Brandon Clarke, who collects 0.7 per game. De’Anthony Melton leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a game.
  • Melton’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals higher than his season average of 1.3.

Celtics Leaders

  • The Celtics leader in scoring is Jayson Tatum with 24.9 points per game. He also adds 6.8 rebounds per game and 4.3 assists per game.
  • Tatum’s PRA prop total for the contest is listed at 38.5, 2.4 higher than his season average of 36.1.
  • The Boston leaders in rebounds and assists are Tristan Thompson (8.4 rebounds per game) and Marcus Smart (5.4 assists per game).
  • Smart’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 23.5, 2.8 higher than his season average of 20.7.
  • Kemba Walker leads the Celtics in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Boston’s Smart has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Robert Williams III is first in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Williams’ blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 blocks lower than his season average of 1.7.

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