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Memphis Grizzlies Betting Favorite by -4.5 Against Houston Rockets on Friday

Houston pays a visit to Memphis on Friday, hoping to send the Grizzlies to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at FedExForum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Memphis Grizzlies as -4.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 201 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 98-95 win for the Rockets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Memphis Grizzlies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 3-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Memphis Grizzlies are 5-7 ATS. Houston is 5-7 against the points scored total betting line, while Memphis is 5-7 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Memphis vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Memphis Grizzlies at No. 18 and the Houston Rockets at No. 14 heading into this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Memphis's No. 27-ranked offense (95.75 PPG) against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 29 at 108.08 PPG. The Memphis Grizzlies have averaged 41.65% from the field per game, more than the Houston Rockets have managed so far this NBA season (41.59% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston got 45 points from James Harden en route to a 108-103 victory over Portland on Wednesday at Toyota Center.

The Grizzlies got 29 points from Mario Chalmers as Memphis ran past Oklahoma City 122-114 on Monday at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 18 games
  • Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Memphis is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Memphis's last 18 games
  • Memphis is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Memphis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to New York, Saturday, November 21st
Memphis at San Antonio, Saturday, November 21st