Phoenix Suns vs. Memphis Grizzlies: 2/20/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 18, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (12-12) are 8.5-point underdogs against the Phoenix Suns (17-10) at FedExForum on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The game starts at 9:00 PM ET on FS-SE. The matchup has an over/under set at 206.5 points.

Betting Information

Suns vs Grizzlies Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -8.5 -117 -117 206.5 -117 -117
Place a bet on Phoenix Suns or the Memphis Grizzlies for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Memphis has a 7-3 record against Phoenix. The Grizzlies have an advantage against the spread as well (4-1) when playing the Suns.

Suns vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2021 Suns Grizzlies -5.5 217.5 -235 191 Regular Season 108-104 MEM
1/26/2020 Grizzlies Grizzlies -2.5 231 -141 119 Regular Season 114-109 MEM
1/5/2020 Suns Suns -6.5 235 -278 225 Regular Season 121-114 MEM
12/11/2019 Suns Suns -8 230 -302 242 Regular Season 115-108 MEM
11/2/2019 Suns Grizzlies -3 221.5 -151 127 Regular Season 114-105 PHO
3/30/2019 Suns Regular Season 120-115 MEM
11/4/2018 Suns Regular Season 102-100 PHO
10/27/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 117-96 MEM
2/28/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 110-102 PHO
1/29/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 120-109 MEM
  • 1/26/2020 DNP – Suns: Aron Baynes
  • 12/11/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton
  • 11/2/2019 DNP – Suns: Deandre Ayton
  • Suns Betting Information

    • Phoenix has been good against the spread this season, posting a 17-10 record.
    • The Suns have posted a winning record of 1-0 against the spread when the spread is -8.5 or higher.
    • Phoenix and its opponents have converted the over just 12 times in 27 (44.4%) games this season.
    Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

    Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has covered the spread in more than half of its outings, going 12-11-1 ATS.
    • In most of Memphis’ games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (13 out of 24 games, 54.2%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Suns and their opponents have combined to record more than 206.5 points in 77.8% of their games this year (21 of 27 opportunities).
    • In 19 of 24 games (79.2%) this year, Memphis and its opponents have combined to score more than 206.5 points.
    • These teams average a combined 223.1 points per game, 16.6 more points than the over/under of 206.5 set for this game.
    • The Suns and the Grizzlies have seen their opponents average a combined 14.0 more points per game than the point total of 206.5 set in this outing.
    • The Suns’ average point total in matchups this season is 219.2, 12.7 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • Grizzlies games this year have averaged an over/under of 224.3 points, 17.8 more than the point total in this matchup.
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    Suns Leaders

    • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who averages 24.4 points per game.
    • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton’s 12.2 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul’s 8.2 assists per game .
    • The Suns are led by Jae Crowder from long distance. He connects on 2.4 shots from deep per game.
    • Phoenix’s blocks leader is Ayton, who records 1.0 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.3 steals an outing.

    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant has the top spot on the Grizzlies scoring and assist lists, putting up 18.8 points and 8.3 assists per game.
    • Jonas Valanciunas collects all of the boards and is the Memphis leader in rebounds, grabbing 10.8 per game.
    • Grayson Allen makes more threes per game than any other member of the Grizzlies, cashing in 2.3 treys per game.
    • Nobody on Memphis grabs more steals than Tyus Jones (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than De’Anthony Melton (1.0 per game).
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