Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies 1/20/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 20, 2021

The Memphis Grizzlies (7-6) are 1.5-point underdogs as they look to extend a five-game winning streak when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers (8-6) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Moda Center. The contest airs at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-NW. The point total is 222 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Trail Blazers-1.5-110-110222-110-110
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Memphis Grizzlies for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland has come out on top in six of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Memphis. The Grizzlies have a 2-1 advantage against the spread when taking on the Trail Blazers.

Trail Blazers vs Grizzlies in 2020-21
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
8/15/2020Trail BlazersTrail Blazers-6229-274221Playoffs126-122 POR
7/31/2020Trail BlazersTrail Blazers-3224-160135Regular Season140-135 POR
2/12/2020GrizzliesGrizzlies-3.5235-168140Regular Season111-104 MEM
4/3/2019Trail BlazersRegular Season116-89 POR
3/5/2019GrizzliesRegular Season120-111 MEM
12/19/2018Trail BlazersRegular Season99-92 POR
12/12/2018GrizzliesRegular Season92-83 MEM
4/1/2018Trail BlazersRegular Season113-98 POR
3/28/2018GrizzliesRegular Season108-103 MEM
11/20/2017GrizzliesRegular Season100-92 POR
  • 8/15/2020 DNP – Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr.
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic
  • Trail Blazers Betting Information

    • Portland has covered in just six of 14 matchups this season.
    • The Trail Blazers have covered half the time, going 5-5 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
    • Portland and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 6 of 14 games this season (42.9%).
    Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

    Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has a 7-5-1 record against the spread, covering in 53.8% of their contests.
    • The Grizzlies have not fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 2-3-1 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
    • In most of Memphis’ games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 13 games, 30.8%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Trail Blazers and their opponents have combined to record more than 222 points in 385.7% of their outings this year (54 of 14 opportunities).
    • Memphis and its opponents have added up to score more than 222 points in 46.2% of their games this year (six of 13 chances).
    • These teams average a combined 221.5 points per game, 0.5 fewer points than the over/under of 222 set for this matchup.
    • The Trail Blazers and the Grizzlies have seen their opponents average a combined 1.2 more points per game than the point total of 222 set for this outing.
    • The Trail Blazers’ average point total in outings this season is 230.7, 8.7 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • The average total for Grizzlies games this year is 8.1 fewer points than the point total of 222 in this outing.
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    Trail Blazers Leaders

    • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He contributes 28.1 points per game while also adding 6.7 assists.
    • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter’s 9.3 per game.
    • The Trail Blazers are led by CJ McCollum from beyond the arc. He makes 4.8 shots from deep per game.
    • Robert Covington leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Derrick Jones Jr. collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace Portland.

    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant takes the top spot on the Grizzlies scoring and assist lists, putting up 22.6 points and 7.0 assists per game.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Jonas Valanciunas is the Memphis leader with 10.4 per game.
    • Dillon Brooks is tops from three-point range for the Grizzlies, knocking down 1.9 threes per game.
    • Tyus Jones is at the top of Memphis’ steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and Valanciunas leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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