Memphis Grizzlies vs. Washington Wizards: 3/2/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 2, 2021

The Washington Wizards (13-19) are only 1-point underdogs as they attempt to build on a four-game home winning streak when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies (15-15) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Capital One Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The matchup has an over/under set at 237.5 points.

Betting Information

Grizzlies vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Grizzlies -1 -110 -110 237.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Memphis Grizzlies or the Washington Wizards for Tuesday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Memphis and Washington have a tied 5-5 record. The Grizzlies have a 2-0 record against the spread when playing the Wizards.

Grizzlies vs Wizards in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/9/2020 Grizzlies Wizards -3 241 -149 125 Regular Season 106-99 MEM
12/14/2019 Grizzlies Grizzlies -1 237 -117 -103 Regular Season 128-111 MEM
3/16/2019 Wizards Regular Season 135-128 WAS
10/30/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 107-95 MEM
1/5/2018 Grizzlies Regular Season 102-100 WAS
12/13/2017 Wizards Regular Season 93-87 WAS
1/18/2017 Wizards Regular Season 104-101 WAS
10/30/2016 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-103 MEM
12/23/2015 Wizards Regular Season 100-91 WAS
12/14/2015 Grizzlies Regular Season 112-95 MEM
  • 2/9/2020 DNP – Wizards: Thomas Bryant
  • 12/14/2019 DNP – Wizards: Thomas Bryant, Jordan McRae
  • Grizzlies Betting Information

    • Memphis has been good against the spread this season, posting a 15-14-1 record.
    • The Grizzlies have posted a winning record of 6-5-1 against the spread when the spread is -1 or higher.
    • Memphis has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 14 times in 30 contests (46.7%).
    Bet on the Memphis Grizzlies to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has a 17-15 record against the spread, covering in 53.1% of their outings.
    • When they are at least 1-point underdogs, the Wizards have a record ATS of 2-5.
    • Washington has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 53.1% of matchups this season (17 out of 32 chances).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Grizzlies and their opponents have scored more than 237.5 points in 20% of their outings this year (six of 30 opportunities).
    • Washington has combined with its opponents to score more than 237.5 points in 14 of 32 outings (43.8%) this year.
    • The Grizzlies and the Wizards combine to average 11.5 less points per game than the total of 237.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 7.8 fewer points per game (229.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 237.5 points.
    • The Grizzlies’ average point total in outings this season is 221.9, 15.6 points less than the total in this game.
    • The average point total for the Wizards this season is 3.7 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Grizzlies Leaders

    • Ja Morant leads the Grizzlies in scoring (18.4 points per game) and assisting (7.7 assists per game).
    • Memphis’ rebounding leader is Jonas Valanciunas, who grabs 11.2 per game.
    • Grayson Allen makes 2.0 threes per game to lead the Grizzlies.
    • Memphis’ blocks leader is De’Anthony Melton, who averages 0.8 per game. Tyus Jones leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook grabs 9.9 rebounds per game, 9.6 assists per game, and 19.9 points per game, putting him in the top spot on the Wizards in both rebounds and assists.
    • Bradley Beal has the title of Washington’s top scorer by putting up 33.2 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, knocking down 3.0 threes per game.
    • Washington’s Beal has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Alex Len is first in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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