Memphis Grizzlies vs. Atlanta Hawks: 12/26/2020 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on December 24, 2020

A game after he put up 44 points in a 131-119 loss to the Spurs, Ja Morant leads the Memphis Grizzlies (0-1) at home against the Atlanta Hawks (1-0) as 9.5-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on NBA TV, starts at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 26, 2020. The matchup’s over/under is 227.5.

Betting Information

Grizzlies vs Hawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Grizzlies -9.5 -133 -111 227.5 -133 -111
Place a bet on Memphis Grizzlies or the Atlanta Hawks for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

Memphis and Atlanta have split the last 10 games they’ve played. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread (2-0) when playing the Hawks.

Grizzlies vs Hawks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -6.5 234 -269 217 Regular Season 118-101 MEM
3/2/2020 Hawks Hawks -2 240 -128 108 Regular Season 127-88 MEM
3/13/2019 Hawks Regular Season 132-111 ATL
10/19/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 131-117 MEM
2/6/2018 Hawks Regular Season 108-82 ATL
12/15/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 96-94 MEM
3/16/2017 Hawks Regular Season 103-91 MEM
3/11/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 107-90 ATL
3/12/2016 Hawks Regular Season 95-83 ATL
11/27/2015 Grizzlies Regular Season 116-101 ATL

Grizzlies Betting Information

  • Memphis was solid against the spread, going 37-36-1 last season.
  • Memphis more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 35 times in 74 contests (47.3%).
Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

Hawks Betting Information

  • Atlanta failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 29-35-2 ATS.
  • Atlanta combined with its opponents to hit the over in 57.6% of matchups last year (38 out of 66 contests).
Bet on the Atlanta Hawks to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Grizzlies and their opponents combined to score more than 227.5 points in 44.6% of their games last year (33 of 74 opportunities).
  • Atlanta played in 40 games last season (out of 67 total matchups — 59.7% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score at least 227.5 points.
  • The two teams averaged a combined 2.9 less points per game last season (224.6) than this game’s total of 227.5 points.
  • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 6.1 more points per game last season (233.6) than this matchup’s total of 227.5 points.
  • The average point total for Grizzlies games last season was 0.9 less points than the over/under of 227.5 in this matchup.
  • Hawks games last year averaged an over/under of 231.5 points, 4.0 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Grizzlies Leaders

  • Morant scored 17.8 points per game last season and recorded 7.3 assists.
  • Jonas Valanciunas grabbed 11.3 rebounds per game.
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. had a strong showing from beyond the arc a season ago. He made 2.5 shots from deep per game.
  • De’Anthony Melton collected 1.3 per game. Jackson averaged 1.6 blocks an outing.

Hawks Leaders

  • Trae Young contributed 29.6 points per game last season while also adding 9.3 assists.
  • Clint Capela collected 13.8 rebounds per game.
  • Young made 3.4 threes per game a season ago.
  • Kris Dunn collected 2.0 per game. Capela averaged 1.8 blocks a game.
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