Grizzlies vs Wizards: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 2, 2021

The Washington Wizards (13-19) host the Memphis Grizzlies (15-15) after winning four straight home games. The Grizzlies are favored by  in the contest, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 2. The point total is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of March 2, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Grizzlies vs Wizards Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 2

Grizzlies:
Kyle Anderson: Day To Day (Illness),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
Grayson Allen: Out (Concussion Protocol)

Wizards:
Ish Smith: Out (Quad),
Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee)

Grizzlies and Wizards Records ATS

  • Memphis has compiled a 16-14 record against the spread this season.
  • The Grizzlies are 7-5 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 0.5-point favorite.
  • Memphis and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 46.7% of its games this season (14/30).
  • Washington has regularly covered the spread this season with a record of 17-14.
  • The Wizards only hold a 2-4 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 0.5-point underdog.
  • 17 of Washington’s 31 games (54.8%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Memphis’ games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (237.5 points) in six out of 30 opportunities (20% of matchups).
  • 14 Washington games this year (43.8% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Tuesday’s total of 237.5 points.
  • The Grizzlies have seen a 221.9 average over/under in their games this season, 15.6 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 3.7 points more than the average over/under in Wizards’ games this season (233.8 points).
  • The average implied total for the Grizzlies this season is 113.6 points, 5.4 fewer points than their implied total of 119 points in Tuesday’s game.
  • Memphis has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) eight times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Wizards (119.8) is 1.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (118).
  • Washington has scored more than 118 points 14 times this season.
  • The Grizzlies are the NBA’s 20th-highest scoring team (111.2 PPG), while the Wizards allow their opponents the 29th-fewest points per game (119) in the league.
  • The Grizzlies have totaled just 13 more points than their opponents this season (0.5 per game on average), while the Wizards have been out-scored by 137 total points (4.2 per game average differential).

Grizzlies Leaders

  • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in points and assists. He contributes 18.4 points per game while also adding 7.7 assists.
  • Morant’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 0.3 greater than his season average of 29.2.
  • Memphis’ rebounding leader is Jonas Valanciunas, who pulls down 11.2 per game.
  • Valanciunas’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 27.5, 1.3 less than his season average of 28.8.
  • The Grizzlies are led by Grayson Allen from beyond the arc. He makes 2.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Allen’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 2.0.
  • Tyus Jones leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. De’Anthony Melton collects 0.8 blocks an outing to pace Memphis.
  • Melton’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

Wizards Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook grabs 9.9 rebounds per game, 9.6 assists per game, and 19.9 points per game, putting him in the top spot on the Wizards in both rebounds and assists.
  • Westbrook’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is posted at 7.5 rebounds, 2.4 rebounds lower than his season average of 9.9.
  • Bradley Beal scores 33.2 points per game to pace Washington.
  • Beal’s points prop total for the contest is set at 31.5, 1.7 points lower than his season average of 33.2.
  • Davis Bertans is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, hitting 3.0 threes per game.
  • Bertans’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 3.0.
  • Washington’s Beal has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Alex Len is first in blocks with 1.2 per game.
  • Len’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.7 blocks lower than his season average of 1.2.

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