Memphis Grizzlies vs Toronto Raptors betting tips and predictions for Tuesday’s NBA game. After 3 consecutive home games, the Memphis Grizzlies hit the road and travel to Toronto to take on the Raptors. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
Losing Ja Morant was a big blow for the ambitions of the Memphis Grizzlies, but they are off to a winning start in their first game without him after their 128-101 win vs Sacramento. A total of 4 players scored in double figures on Sunday against the Kings, led by Dillon Brooks who had 21 on the night. The defense got the job done as they held their opponents to just 34% shooting from the field and 21% from downtown. Whether or not this kind of effort is sustainable without their best player remains to be seen. Tonight’s game will be a big test, they’ve beaten the Raptors just twice in the last 10 meetings and are 1-9 AATS in the last 10 head-to-head.
With 2 losses in a row and 3 in their last 4, the Raptors have fallen to 12th in the Eastern Conference and are one of the worst home teams in the NBA this season with just 2 wins in 9 games. The one game they’ve won during that stretch was at Memphis a week ago. The Grizzlies had Morant in that game, but just couldn’t stop the Raptors offensive onslaught as they finished the game shooting 52% from the field and 46% from three. All that sounds good for Toronto, but that was on the road where they are a vastly different team than at home. At the Scotiabank Arena they’ve covered just once in 9 appearances, overall in their last 12 games their record stands at 3-9 ATS. They could get a much needed boost in the form of OG Anunoby returning from injury, but he is still questionable for this one.
This one is a tricky game to predict, Toronto is one of the worst home teams in the NBA, but they are playing a team without it’s bets player that they’ve beaten a week ago on their own court. Toronto does have the upper hand in head-to-head meetings winning 7 of the last 8, so even though they’ve not been in-form at home, I think they have enough to get the job done here. Let’s back the Raptors to cover.
Toronto Raptors – Memphis Grizzlies Odds
Toronto Raptors – Memphis Grizzlies Predictions
Toronto -4.5 Point Spread is available at -110 odds on bet365
A total of 239 points were scored in the meeting a week ago in Memphis, however when these two teams meet up in Toronto it’s a different story. In the last 9 games played in Canada between the two, the under has cashed 8 times. Last year’s game ended 109-99 and the year prior to that 108-99. With Morant now out of the picture, I think the Memphis defense will be focused a lot more, as they know that’s their only way of winning games without their superstar point-guard. Toronto is allowing only 105.5 points per game at home this season and right now they play at the 28th fastest pace in the NBA. Memphis ranks a bit higher than them, but I would imagine they will slow things down as well, considering they are without their offensive anchor. I think we are in for a slower paced game in this one, so let’s back the under.
Under 219.5 Total Points is available at -110 odds on bet365