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Toronto Raptors vs Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The visiting Raptors hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at FedExForum against the Grizzlies.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Grizzlies are 10-2 so far on the season, and 9-3 ATS vs. the number. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 3-12 and 7-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 7-5 and the Raptors go 9-6 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Grizzlies sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Raptors are at No. 21 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 105-93.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 99.3 PPG, against a Raptors defense that ranks No. 27 at 101.4 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 44.6% so far, more than the Raptors shooters have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.
Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.7 points per game. Memphis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 in the league in scoring at home.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 117-101 result against the Rockets on November 27. The Raptors failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 218 combined points took the game OVER the total. Toronto suffered a 117-101 loss against Houston on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Andrea Bargnani in a losing effort at Toyota Center.
Memphis was an 84-78 winner in its last match at home against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 162 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Grizzlies grabbed an 84-78 win over the Cavaliers on Monday, behind a 19-point effort from Marc Gasol at FedExForum.
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
A few Raptors at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 20 of Toronto's last 25 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Toronto's last 13 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Memphis is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games at home
Memphis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 20 of Memphis's last 25 games when playing Toronto
Toronto home to Phoenix, Friday, November 30
Memphis home to Detroit, Friday, November 30