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Raptors battle vs Grizzlies highlights NBA odds

Memphis GrizzliesToronto Raptors
38-26March 14, 2014, 07:00 | Air Canada Centre36-27

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Grizzlies of Memphis hit the hard court against the Raptors of Toronto.

This season the Raptors are 36-27 overall and 38-24-1 ATS against the number, while the Grizzlies are 38-26 and 29-33-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Toronto is 32-31 on the OU, and Memphis is 33-31.

View Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors Odds and Stats.

The Raptors were listed as a 0-point at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 186 over at 5Dimes earlier.

The Raptors - Grizzlies odds would favor the Raptors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 7 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 12. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 93-91 win for the Raptors.

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Memphis was a 90-88 winner in its last match on the road against the Pelicans. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 178 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Memphis got 16 points from Mike Conley en route to a 90-88 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.

The Raptors were a 101-87 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pistons. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (188) made winners of UNDER bettors. Toronto got 25 points from DeMar DeRozan en route to a 101-87 victory over Detroit on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Grizzlies rank No. 19 in the league with 42.3 per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 14 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Toronto is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.41 per game, while the Grizzlies rate No. 30 with 5.08 per contest.

A few Grizzlies at Raptors trends to consider:
Memphis is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Memphis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Memphis's last 12 games
Memphis is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Memphis at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 15th
Toronto home to Phoenix, Sunday, March 16th

 

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