The Memphis Grizzlies (2-6) host the Brooklyn Nets (5-4) after losing five home games in a row. The Nets are favored by points in the contest, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, January 8, 2021.
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 8, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of January 8
Kevin Durant: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Tyler Johnson: Out (Health protocols),
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Reggie Perry: Out (Groin),
Kyrie Irving: Day To Day (Personal)
Jontay Porter: Out (Knee),
Justise Winslow: Out (Hip),
Ja Morant: Out (Ankle),
Jaren Jackson Jr.: Out (Knee),
John Konchar: Out (Ankle),
Killian Tillie: Out (Hip)
Nets and Grizzlies Records ATS
- Brooklyn has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 4-5 against the spread.
- The Nets are 1-4 against the spread this season when they are at least a 4.5-point favorite.
- Brooklyn and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 4 of 9 games this season (44.4%).
- Memphis has typically come up short ATS this season, with a 3-5 record.
- The Grizzlies only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 4.5-point underdog.
- Memphis and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 25% (2) of their eight games played.
Head to Head
The Grizzlies defeated the Nets 116-111 in the last meeting between the teams on Monday. Kyle Anderson scored 28 points to pace the Grizzlies, and Caris LeVert scored 28 points for the Nets. The Grizzlies covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, and the teams fell short of the 227.5-point over/under after combining to score 227.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|12/28/2020||Grizzlies||Nets||-2.5||227.5||-136||114||Regular Season||116-111 MEM|
|3/4/2020||Nets||Nets||-1||223||-115||-105||Regular Season||118-79 MEM*|
|10/27/2019||Nets||Grizzlies||-4.5||224.5||-182||149||Regular Season||134-133 MEM|
|1/4/2019||–||Grizzlies||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||109-100 BKN|
|11/30/2018||–||Nets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||131-125 MEM|
|3/19/2018||–||Nets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||118-115 BKN|
|11/26/2017||–||Grizzlies||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||98-88 BKN|
|3/6/2017||–||Grizzlies||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||122-109 BKN|
|2/13/2017||–||Nets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||112-103 MEM|
|2/10/2016||–||Nets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||109-90 MEM|
- 3/4/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving; Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr., Brandon Clarke
- The Nets are the league’s third-highest scoring team (119.8 PPG), while the Grizzlies allow the 12th-fewest points per game (109.9) in NBA action.
- The Nets have put up a total of 79 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 8.8 per game), while the Grizzlies have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 41 total points, -5.1 per game).
- Kevin Durant leads the Nets in scoring, putting up 28.2 points per game.
- Durant’s points prop total for the game is set at 26.5, 1.7 points less than his season average of 28.2.
- Brooklyn is led in rebounding by Jarrett Allen’s 11.6 rebounds per game and assisting by Kyrie Irving’s 6.1 assists per game .
- Allen’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 22.5, 1.4 lower than his season average of 23.9.
- Irving is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, hitting 3.7 per game.
- Irving’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 1.2 shots lower than his season average of 3.7.
- Brooklyn’s blocks leader is Allen, who averages 1.7 per game. Irving leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.
- Irving’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals less than his season average of 1.6.
- Dillon Brooks outpaced his teammates on the Grizzlies scoring front by putting up 16.1 points per game. He adds 4.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this season.
- Brooks’ points prop over/under for the contest is set at 18.5, 2.4 points higher than his season average of 16.1.
- Jonas Valanciunas (11.4 rebounds per game) and Tyus Jones (4.9 assists per game) are the Memphis leaders in rebounds and assists.
- Jones’ PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 14.5, 0.1 lower than his season average of 14.6.
- Brooks is tops from three-point range for the Grizzlies, knocking down 2.4 threes per game.
- Brooks’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
- Nobody on Memphis grabs more steals than Brooks (1.9 per game) or blocks more shots than Valanciunas (1.0 per game).
- Brooks’ steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.
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