The Memphis Grizzlies (37-23) visit the Houston Rockets (13-48) on Wednesday. Tip from Toyota Center is set for 8 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Grizzlies vs. Rockets odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Grizzlies beat the Lakers 121-109 on Tuesday, covering as 9-point home favorites. They have now won back-to-back games and are 5-5 in their last 10. In that same span, they are 4-6 against the spread (ATS). Memphis sits at 28-31-1 ATS on the season.
Houston fell 133-112 to Denver on Tuesday, failing to cover as 12.5-point home underdogs. It has now lost 10 games in a row and is 3-7 ATS in that span. The Rockets are 24-36-1 ATS this season.
Memphis beat Houston 129-122 while failing to cover as 7.5-point road favorites in the 1st matchup on Oct. 21.
Grizzlies at Rockets odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 12:39 p.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Grizzlies -475 (bet $475 to win $100) | Rockets +380 (bet $100 to win $380)
- Against the spread (ATS): Grizzlies -9.5 (-115) | Rockets +9.5 (-105)
- Over/Under (O/U): 229.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)
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Grizzlies at Rockets picks and predictions
Grizzlies 119, Rockets 104
The moneyline for Memphis presents no value in this matchup.
LEAN GRIZZLIES -9.5 (-115).
The Grizzlies’ offense ranks 9th in the league for points per game while the Rockets’ defense is ranked 28th for points allowed. Likewise, on the reverse, the Grizzlies’ defense ranks 6th in opponent points per game and 1st in opponent field goal percentage while the Rockets’ offense ranks 29th in points per game and 29th in field goal percentage.
The Rockets are also 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on no days rest, 3-14 ATS in their last 17 games following an outright loss of 10 or more points, and just 5-18 ATS in their last 23 games following a ATS loss.
BET UNDER 229.5 (-105).
Both teams will be playing on the back half of a back-to-back which will inevitably slow them down. The Under is 12-2 in the Grizzlies’ last 14 games after allowing 100 or more points in their previous game and 12-3-1 in their last 16 games overall. For Houston, the Under is 3-2-1 in its last 6 games.