Memphis Grizzlies vs. Detroit Pistons 2/19/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 19, 2021

A game after he scored 43 points in a 105-102 loss to the Bulls, Jerami Grant leads the Detroit Pistons (8-20) on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies (12-12) on Friday, February 19, 2021. The Pistons are underdogs by 5 points in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup’s point total is set at 222.

Betting Information

Grizzlies vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Grizzlies -5 -110 -110 222 -110 -110
Place a bet on Memphis Grizzlies or the Detroit Pistons for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Memphis holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Detroit. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread as well (2-0) when hitting the court against the Pistons.

Grizzlies vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/3/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -9 224 -456 348 Regular Season 96-82 MEM
1/24/2020 Grizzlies Pistons -1.5 231.5 -125 104 Regular Season 125-112 MEM
4/9/2019 Pistons Regular Season 100-93 DET
1/2/2019 Grizzlies Regular Season 101-94 DET
4/8/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 130-117 MEM
2/1/2018 Pistons Regular Season 104-102 DET
4/9/2017 Grizzlies Regular Season 103-90 DET
12/21/2016 Pistons Regular Season 98-86 MEM
1/14/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 103-101 MEM
12/9/2015 Pistons Regular Season 93-92 MEM
  • 2/3/2020 DNP – Pistons: Derrick Rose, Luke Kennard, Blake Griffin
  • 1/24/2020 DNP – Pistons: Andre Drummond, Luke Kennard, Blake Griffin
  • Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis is good against the spread, going 12-11-1 on the season.
    • The Grizzlies have posted an even record of 1-1 against the spread when the spread is -5 or bigger.
    • Memphis has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 13 of 24 games for a 54.2% rate.
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Pistons Betting Information

    • Detroit has a winning record against the spread, going 14-12-2 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
    • When they are at least 5-point underdogs, the Pistons have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
    • In the majority of Detroit’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (15 out of 28 games, 53.6%).
    Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Grizzlies and their opponents have put up more than 222 points in 62.5% of their games this year (15 of 24 opportunities).
    • In 14 of 28 opportunities (50%) this year, Detroit has combined with its opponents to score at least 222 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 1.7 fewer points per game (220.3) than this matchup’s total of 222 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.5 fewer points per game (221.5) than this matchup’s total of 222 points.
    • The Grizzlies’ average point total in matchups this season is 224.3, 2.3 points higher than the total in this game.
    • The average point total for the Pistons this season is 0.6 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (18.8 points per game) and assisting (8.3 assists per game).
    • Memphis’ rebounding leader is Jonas Valanciunas, who averages 10.8 per game.
    • The Grizzlies are led by Grayson Allen from long distance. He knocks down 2.3 shots from deep per game.
    • Memphis’ steals leader is Tyus Jones, who collects 1.3 per game. De’Anthony Melton leads the team averaging 1.0 block a contest.

    Pistons Leaders

    • Grant outpaced his teammates on the Pistons scoring front by putting up 23.8 points per game. He adds 5.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game this season.
    • Mason Plumlee (8.8 rebounds per game) and Delon Wright (4.9 assists per game) are the Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists.
    • Wayne Ellington makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pistons, averaging 2.7 treys per game.
    • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Wright (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.2 per game).
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