Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Statistical Analysis
Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: The Brooklyn Nets will start as the home favorites in the upcoming game against the Memphis Grizzlies as per the latest prediction.
The Memphis Grizzlies are set to face the Brooklyn Nets on their upcoming road trip tonight. A win against the Nets will improve the chances of the Grizzlies securing the top spot in the Western Conference. Memphis gave a 121-110 defeat to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the last fixture.
The Brooklyn Nets will aim for an important home win when they host the Memphis Grizzlies at the Barclays Center Arena in the next game. The Nets have made a comeback with a 109-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers after facing back-to-back losses. The Nets need to win against the Grizzlies to stay strong in the top 10 of the Eastern Conference.
The Grizzlies defeated the Thunder but got a major setback in the form of Morant’s injury.
The Grizzlies got an early lead against the Thunder and they were successful in retaining it till the fourth quarter. A spurt from the Thunder reduced the 12-point lead to 4 points with 2:38 remaining. The injury of Morant could have been a big disadvantage. But the Grizzlies scored 9 straight points after that to seal the victory.
Jaren Jackson Jr. led the scoring for the Grizzlies. He finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Ja Morant too gave a praiseworthy performance of 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 11 assists before tweaking his ankle.
The Nets won a thriller against the Trail Blazers to return to winning ways
It was a close battle between the Nets and the Trail Blazers in the last game. Watanabe’s 3-pointer gave the Nets a crucial 85-82 lead heading into the fourth quarter. The Trail Blazers fought back and the score got tied at 95. Durant’s basket put the Nets ahead again. The Trail Blazers started intentionally fouling Simmons with 3:28 remaining. After an exciting battle in the last few seconds, the Nets finally managed to win by a margin of just 2 points.
Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Recent Form
The Memphis Grizzles have ticked most of the boxes so far. They are at 10-6 currently in the second position in the Western Conference. Memphis won 3 of the last 5 fixtures. At home, they have an excellent record of 6-1 till now. In the away games, the Grizzlies won 4 out of 9 matchups.
The Brooklyn Nets have not looked in good touch this season. They are at 7-9 currently in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn also won 4 of the last 5 games. The Nets won 3 out of 7 home fixtures. The away record stands at 4-5 as of now.
Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Winning Odds
The Memphis Grizzlies are scoring at a better rate than the Brooklyn Nets. However, the Nets have been better at shooting. The Grizzlies have a better rebounding average as well, while the Nets have secured more steals and blocks.
The injury of Ja Morant will surely bother the Grizzlies. Desmond Bane is already on the bench with a toe sprain. The responsibilities will be more for Dillon Brooks who is averaging 15.8 points per game. The Nets, on the other hand, will rely on Kevin Durant. Durant has been in top form till now with an average of 30.6 points per game.
As per the betting odds via Oddspedia, the Brooklyn Nets are expected to win this matchup.
- Memphis Grizzlies: 3.60
- Brooklyn Nets: 1.38
FiveThirtyEight is also favoring the Brooklyn Nets as per the winning probability.
- Memphis Grizzlies: 37%
- Brooklyn Nets: 67%
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Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Team Stats
- The Memphis Grizzlies are scoring 114.4 points per game. The shooting accuracy is 46.0% in the case of field goals and 36.2% in 3-pointers. The average number of assists per game stands at 23.8 per game.
- In the defense, the Grizzlies rebounded with an average of 48.4 per game. They played with an average of 6.4 steals and 5.4 blocks per game.
- The Brooklyn Nets have maintained a low average of 110.7 points per game. They shot 47.8% from the field and 36.2% from the 3-point line. The average number of assists per game is currently at 25.8 per game.
- The Nets played with an average of 40.4 rebounds per game along with 7.4 steals and 7.1 blocks per game.
Grizzlies vs Nets Head-to-Head Stats
Both these teams have met 52 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies are ahead with 29 wins, while the Brooklyn Nets won 23 games.
The Grizzlies have dominated in recent meetings as they won the last 7 matchups between the two sides. The previous meeting took place in the current season on 24 October 2022. The Memphis Grizzlies won that game with a score of 134-124.
Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Dillon Brooks (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.4 | Assists Per Game: 2.3
Tyus Jones (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 10.6 | Assists Per Game: 3.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 1.7
Santi Aldama (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 10.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.3 | Blocks Per Game: 1.1
Kevin Durant (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 30.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.6 | Assists Per Game: 5.2
Nic Claxton (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 11.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.3 | Blocks Per Game: 1.8
Royce O’Neale (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 9.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.8 | Assists Per Game: 4.3
Grizzlies vs Nets Injuries
- Jaren Jackson Jr. (Power Forward)
- Ja Morant (Point Guard)
- Desmond Bane (Shooting Guard)
- Ziaire Williams (Shooting Guard)
- Danny Green (Small Forward)
- Kyrie Irving (Point Guard)
- T.J. Warren (Small Forward)
Grizzlies vs Nets Prediction: Predicted Winner
The Memphis Grizzlies had a better campaign so far but most of their top players are currently injured. This makes the upcoming game more challenging for them. On the other hand, the Brooklyn Nets will look to not repeat the same mistakes they did in the last meeting with Memphis this season. They will try to take advantage of the depleted Grizzlies and secure a home win. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Nets for this matchup.