2021-11-25
Toronto Raptors
Memphis Grizzlies
League : NBA

Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Toronto Raptors enter today's game having won just 3 of their past 10 games. When playing away from home, the Raptors are an above .500 team, having gone 6-4.

As the road team, Toronto travels to Memphis with a positive plus-minus rating of 2.6 points. Overall the Raptors are ranked 18th among NBA teams in point differential (-0.5). Among NBA teams they have played the 4th toughest schedule. For bettors, taking the Toronto Raptors to cover the spread has been a losing bet as they are covering the spread in 38.90% of their games. Their season-long plus-minus against the spread is 2.0.

The Memphis Grizzlies enter today's game, having won 5 of their past 10 games.When playing at FedEx Forum the Grizzlies are an above .500 team, having gone 6-3. So far, they have played the 16th toughest schedule. As they get set to host the Raptors, Memphis has a positive home plus-minus of 1.6 points. Overall, Memphis is ranked 25th among NBA teams in point differential (0.5). For bettors, taking the Toronto Raptors to cover the spread has been a winning bet as they have covered in 58.80% of their games. Their season-long plus-minus against the spread is -4.8.

 

The Grizzlies Picked Up A Dramatic Win

On offense, the Grizzlies are led by the play of Ja Morant. So far, Morant is averaging 25 points per game. This output places him 6th among point guards. Desmond Bane has been the team’s best three-point shooter, hitting 2.41 shots per game from downtown. Stevens has performed well down low, grabbing 8.24 rebounds per game.

 

Memphis is coming off a hard-fought win over the Utah Jazz by the score of 119 to 118. Jaren Jackson came up with 26 points and 8 rebounds. Jackson’s last-second

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Offensively, the Raptors lean on the scoring of OG Anunony who is averaging 20.13 points per game. In the backcourt, Fred VanVleet is making three three-point shots per game. On the block, Precious Achiuwa has done a good job cleaning up the glass, grabbing 8.4 rebounds per contest.

 

The Raptors are looking to bounce back from a 119-104 loss to the Golden State Warriors. In the game, Toronto shot just 39% from the field while allowing the Warriors to hit 49% of their shots. The Raptors also had a disadvantage at the free-throw line, making just 11 free-throws compared to 19 for the Warriors. Pascal Siakam led the team with 21 points in 34 minutes.







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